Sunday, July 18, 2010

Tomorrow is the start of the race

Filling the scratches on the bottom of the boat and sanding smooth

The boat is beautiful again and all ready to go and checking Steve's gear at the briefing

 Steve's signaling mirror is encrusted with diamonds

The voageur getting ready
Army ration food for the voyageur

Frank Turner dog musher from Muktuk kennels and Tom discussing tactics. Frank has traveled from Whitehorse to Fairbanks with a team of dogs in the Yukon Quest every year until the last couple of years. He has been a winner and record holder. He is training other mushers to compete with his dogs.

1 comment:

  1. G`day Tom and Steve, I guess the dog sleds follow the river. Seems to be safer than going by road. Several of of old farts [kayakers] in Coffs Harbour, will be following your adventure with interest.
    Ken Buckley