Quince Mountain withdrawn from 2020 Iditarod

Quince Mountain passes through Takotna March 2020.

Rookie Iditarod musher Quince Mountain (bib #50), of Mountain, Wisconsin, has been withdrawn from the 2020 Iditarod race as of 11:38 a.m. today at the Unalakleet checkpoint.

While Mountain wished to continue the race, race marshal Mark Nordman made the decision based on rule 36 of the official Iditarod race rules regarding competitiveness. Both Mountain and his race team are in good health. Mountain had 14 dogs in harness at the time of the withdrawal.