September 23, 2018

Checkpoint

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Eagle Island

Checkpoint: Eagle Island

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Location: 63.5612, -159.5182

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At this checkpoint, the musher finds his constant battle with cold winds on the Yukon River about half over, but it’s still a long 65 miles to the next checkpoint. Ralph Conatser’s cabin , the only dwelling in Eagle Island, is the checkpoint.