3.30.2013

Sheep Mountain 300

Delivering drop bags at Sheep Mountain Lodge
Dinner the evening before race day.
sweet little cabins at Sheep Mountain Lodge
early morning mist on the mountain
sunrise
sundog on the summit
sundog as seen on the decent from gunsight mountain
gunsight mountain
The team passing through Eureka. Pictured: Major, Fezzik, Jackie, Linnea & Daphne.


Traveling along the road a mile or so from Eureka Lodge. 
musher girl caravan-- sarah stokey & monica zappa ahead
We took a short break on the first leg.
Robber & Pete
what a day.
groomed trails and sunshine all the way to lake louise lodge.

Coming into Lake Louise #1
Getting the meal ready. 
Dinnertime!
Lake Louise Lodge.
Frigg & Wes
Mom watched the team while I napped.
Lisbet & Ruby; getting ready to leave.
Pelle, Lisbet & Papas
Booted up and ready to head towards Tolsona & Crosswind Lake.
Sunset on Lake Louise.
Day 2. The team resting at Tolsona.
Picking up supplies at Lake Louise before heading out to the remote camp & talking to Bernie Willis, Race Official and builder of my fantastic sled.
Lake Susitna & Lake Louise are giant. 
Bundled up.
Snack break at the mouth of the Tyone River.
Tyone River trail
Beautiful, twisty river trail. 
Lots of sidehills.
Sunset on the river.
Coming into Lake Louise Checkpoint #2.
Nice cool run into Lake Louise #2
Doc keeping an eye on the cook. 
Ready to leave Lake Louise for the final run back to Sheep Mountain Lodge. Ruby in single lead.
Super lead dog Ruby leading the team through icy overflow.
Headed towards Sheep Mountain Lodge. Christmas trees everywhere.
Running through Eureka.
First tracks on fresh groomed trail in Eureka.
Passing behind Eureka Lodge. 18 miles from the finish. 
Lead dog Ruby and Lisbet after a successful Sheep Mountain 300! 
Pictures taken by myself & superhandler Mom.

2 comments:

  1. Beautiful pictures Lisbet! Ser heilt utruleg magisk ut! :)

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