Alaskan Adventures

The Iditarod

During the gold booms in Juneau (1880), Klondike (1896), Nome (1898), and Fairbanks (1902), Alaskans need a reliable transportation option for the winters when the rivers were frozen. Natives of Alaska had mastered dog sled use long before the gold rushes happened, and this form of transportation was quickly adopted by the quartermasters of the… Continue reading The Iditarod