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...of gold. Mushers are required to take a 36-hour layover at Dawson, from which they must climb 3,800-foot King Solomon's Dome and wind their way through the Black Hills before reaching the next checkpoint at Pelly Crossing, some 205 miles...

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Juneau Empire Story Archive

...ready to keep moving down the trail. Sawatzky, however, suffered what could be a major setback on the way down King Solomon's Dome into Dawson Thursday night. The dome is the race's highest point at 3,800 feet. The Healy musher's sled...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021801/Spo_quest.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...the minimum under Quest rules, after taking his 36-hour mandatory layover. Then, after successfully crossing King Solomon's Dome with his tiny team, he was waylaid by a bout of the flu. ``I went over the dome about six hours out,'' Dalton...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022100/Spo_quest.shtml
Quest quandary

...In the 100-mile run from Stewart River to Dawson, mushers must climb the highest point on the Quest trail - King Solomon's Dome at 3,800 feet. In recent years, the front-runners in the pack have arrived in Dawson on the Thursday night...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021003/spo_quest.shtml
Sports
Juneau's Bicknell scratches from the Yukon Quest

...Dawson City. The leg is the longest on the Yukon Quest trail, and takes mushers to the summit of 3,800-foot King Solomon's Dome. According to the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Bicknell heard the reports of jumbled ice on the Pelly from fellow...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021203/spo_quest.shtml
Sports
Leading Yukon Quest mushers reach Dawson City

...race to Fairbanks are still making their way to Dawson from Pelly Crossing. Mushers have to climb 3,800-foot King Solomon's Dome before reaching Dawson. By mid-morning today, all of the mushers had reached Scroggie Creek, the unofficial...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021303/spo_quest.shtml
Sports
Butteri has nice lead in Yukon Quest

...though, is the Quest's longest section of trail without a checkpoint. After leaving Dawson, mushers push over King Solomon's Dome, Eureka Dome and the Black Hills, 200 of the toughest miles the race has to offer, before arriving in Pelly Crossing...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021702/spo_yukonquest.shtml
Sports
Quest off to good start

...before pulling his snow hook and heading down the trail, which goes over four mountains including the 3,800-foot King Solomon's Dome and 3,650-foot Eagle Summit. By 9 this morning, all but one of the 31 mushers had made it into the first checkpoint...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021201/Loc_Quest.html
Local
Quest begins

...distance between checkpoints - 203 miles to Pelly Crossing. Along that leg, they must climb over 3,800-foot King Solomon's Dome. From Pelly Crossing, it's 75 miles to Carmacks and then it's another 79 miles to Braeburn Lodge, the last...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021300/Spo_dog.html
Sports
16th Quest kicks off on a fast track

...of gold. Mushers are required to take a 36-hour layover at Dawson, from which they must climb 3,800-foot King Solomon's Dome and wind their way through the Black Hills before reaching the next checkpoint at Pelly Crossing, some 205 miles...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/021499/Spo_quest.html
Sports

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