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What was I thinking?

...trailer, and we trekked up to Sheep Mountain, on the Glenn Highway, for what...400 miles. They all start at Sheep Mountain Lodge at Mile 113.5 of the Glenn...turn around for the ride back to Sheep Mountain.My preferred distance is the...
Zappa mushing for Bristol Bay

...last year, she decided she wanted to compete. Since qualifying for the Iditarod with a fifth place finish in the Sheep Mountain 300 race last March, the planning for the iconic race began. Zappa said the amount of preparation that has gone...
(Un)dressing for the weather

...wasn't February.I had a similar layering dilemma last weekend, when I took part in a bike race that started at Sheep Mountain on the Glenn Highway, out toward Glennallen. The temperature at the starting line was 75 degrees, the sun was shining...
Woman rescued after 17 hours on mountain ledge

Seventeen hours of clinging to a Sheep Mountain ledge showed a woman from Slovenia a side of Juneau most visitors don't see. Petra Draskovic, 23, said she can't find the...
Troopers make wasteful hunters pay a fine of up to $5,000 and a year in jail. According to state regulations, the meat of moose, caribou, sheep, mountain goats, wild reindeer, deer, elk, bison, musk oxen, spring black bears and small birds must be salvaged and...
T-200 seeking race poster submissions

...Kasilof resident and current "IditaQuest" champion Lance Mackey, Ryan Redington of Wasilla and Anjanette Steer of Sheep Mountain. The early incentive deadline to sign-up for the race is Dec. 31. For more information on the T-200 race or...
First musher to Nome is anyone?s guess

...year to train for Iditarod. Since moving, Linton has participated in several races around the state, including the Sheep Mountain 150, Cooper Basin 300 and Don Bowers 300. However, as many Iditarod veterans will attest to, nothing can prepare you...
A passion for mutts and mushers

...Alaska for. But if he completes the T200 and races the Two Rivers 200 in Fairbanks, the Kobuk 440 in Kotzebue and the Sheep Mountain 300 in Sutton - if it's made a qualifier - then he will be ready to race in the Iditarod by 2014, he said. It's...
Sports Briefs

...event Sunday at Kincaid were not available as the Clarion went to press. Mackey wins Sheep Mountain 150 Former Kasilof musher Lance Mackey won the Sheep Mountain 150 on Sunday with a total time of 24 hours, 47 minutes. From the peninsula, Kasilof's...
Off to the races: Getting to the start line half the challenge of T-200

...mushers share Mackey's attitude regarding the T-200. "The purpose is to figure out who the lead dog is," said Sheep Mountain's Zack Steer. "I really want to see who can perform, particularly at the end. My dogs get bored training on...


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