December 11, 2018

Checkpoint

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Eagle River

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Location: 61.1900, -149.3400

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Population: 29,595 -- Here the mushers unharness their team and truck them to the next checkpoint for the restart. The reason . .. the traditional lack of snow on the "Flats" toward Palmer and open water on the Knik River.