Iditarod Stats

I’m working on a proper story about the Iditarod but, in the meantime, here are some stats!

I recorded the whole ride on my GPS and put it onto Strava. However, they are set up as private rides so that people can’t download the track file. Getting lost is part of the experience, and trying . . . → Read More: Iditarod Stats


Obsessions with the weather can get out of control before the Iditarod Trail Invitational. You can’t change the weather, but you can do your best to be prepared for whatever it might throw up.

Yesterday, it was -27C in McGrath. For the race start tomorrow, it’s due to be around 0C in Anchorage. It might . . . → Read More: Pre-Iditarod

Look North

Not that North, further.

So far North that the lakes and rivers are frozen hard. Where omnipresent snow has 100 different kinds of crunch under your feet. Where the nights are savagely, beautifully cold and accompanied by the dance of the aurora growling across the sky. Where wolves run and bears sleep. Where it can . . . → Read More: Look North