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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...into Dawson City. May skipped the Circle checkpoint and was first onto the Yukon. Butteri sizzled up the trail to Angel Creek, making the run in eight hours. It was about an hour before another competitor showed up at the first checkpoint...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...leaders were expected to reach the first checkpoint at Angel Creek, 100 miles away, late Saturday or early Sunday morning. From Angel Creek, the teams must climb over 3,480-foot Rosebud Summit...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

Osmar first musher to Angel Creek, Sawatzky drops out of race THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ANGEL CREEK -- As musher Tim Osmar of Ninilchik...dropped out. Osmar reached the Angel Creek checkpoint at 9:06 a.m. today...
After last year, Quest mushers looking forward to better trail

...colder winter over there this year than last year." Steve Verbanac has been laying the 50 miles of Quest trail from Angel Creek Lodge to 101 Mile Steese Highway since the Quest began in 1984. This year he'll start laying trail on Monday. Verbanac...
Monson takes early Yukon Quest lead

...Fairbanks for the 24th-running of the thousand-mile race to Whitehorse. As of 6 p.m., no musher had reached the Angel Creek checkpoint approximately 100 miles down the trail. "We're expecting the first ones to come in about 7," said volunteer...
Quest quandary

...Cabin, is a mandatory checkpoint. Central, the second-last checkpoint, is 75 miles farther. Between Central and Angel Creek, teams must climb 3,480-foot Eagle Summit as well as Rosebud, which is the same height. The finish line is in Fairbanks...
Canuck musher Tetz leading Yukon Quest

...Dalton. Musher Deborah Bicknell of Juneau scratched at Angel Creek, 75 miles from the start. Race officials did not immediately know why she scratched. From Angel Creek, mushers climb to Eagle Summit at 3,650 feet. The...
The Quest begins

...River in Fairbanks. Thirty-one mushers are out on the trail; Zach Steer of Palmer was the first musher to reach Angel Creek - the race's first checkpoint - about 100 miles from Fairbanks. For more information, look on the Web at www.yukonquest...
Red-hot Gatt

...City. By the time he left the Angel Creek checkpoint Wednesday night he had...second place. When he reached Angel Creek, Gatt said his team had been moving...of Carcross, Yukon, arrived at Angel Creek at 3:09 a.m. John Schandelmeier...
Gatt wins Yukon Quest

...56-year-old grandmother with artificial knees. Bicknell, who won the Quest's Red Lantern Award in 2000, scratched in Angel Creek on the second day of the race when her team struggled to get through an icy mountain pass. "Sorry, but I do think...


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