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...tried changing the halfway point from Petersville to Finger Lake where conditions were better. When conditions deteriorated at Finger Lake, they talked about switching back to Petersville. The...
Juneau Empire Story Archive the top of Rainy Pass, Stamstad said, he pushed his bike through unrideable snow for 60- or 70 miles from the Finger Lake checkpoint on the south side of the Alaska Range. ``The Iditarod Trail is a crazy place,'' he told the Anchorage...
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King leads mushers into Finger Lake Iditarod teams hit trail for real...through the tent checkpoint of Finger Lake today as leaders in the Iditarod...wins in his 11 Iditarods, left Finger Lake at 4:11 a.m. (AST) Monday...
Mackey: Another win doesn't look likely

...musher DeeDee Jonrowe veered off the trail and briefly was lost before turning around and returning to the checkpoint at Finger Lake. She was in 18th place. St. George said the trail was hard and fast this year and it promised to be a fast race...
Swingley out of Iditarod

...up his gear to pull out of the Finger Lake checkpoint, one checkpoint before...Iditarod. Jonrowe said on her way to Finger Lake she fell off her sled three or...Jonrowe, who decided to stay put in Finger Lake for six hours to give her dogs...
Mackey takes Iditarod lead

...also bowed out of her 25th Iditarod on Monday after taking several nasty falls on the same section of trail between Finger Lake and Rainy Pass. Aliy Zirkle, 37, of Two Rivers, who pulled into Nikolai at about the same time as 33-year-old...
Auke Bay musher in 63rd

...Richard Hum also called it a race before Rainy Pass. Mushers Frank Sihler, Jeff Holt and Butch Austin scratched at Finger Lake. Up next for Molburg-Bicknell is the Rohn checkpoint, then Nikolai and McGrath. Lance Mackey currently leads the...
Poor conditions force cancellation of Iron Dog

...Reports coming in from along the wilderness route shared by snowmobile and sled dog racers were uniformly bad. From Finger Lake to Puntilla Lake on the south side of the Alaska Range, there were walls of alder that would normally be buried beneath...
And they're off! Iditarod teams set off for Nome

...first pack of mushers through the Finger Lake checkpoint on their way to Rainy...miles down the trail. Buser left Finger Lake at 7:16 a.m., followed by...m. Other mushers to leave the Finger Lake checkpoint this morning were three-time...
Fiedler first into Rohn

...who's won three straight races. Swingley was still in Finger Lake Monday evening, 78 miles behind the leader in 41st place...rested team with the cool night ahead. He arrived in Finger Lake just after noon. Swingley was in no hurry to be out...


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