Photos: Iditarod pack reaches Unalakleet

Nearly thirty Iditarod teams have reached the Bering Sea checkpoint of Unalakleet as of Sunday evening.

The race enters its final phase here: a mad push north to Nome along the largely treeless coastline, where fast-changing ice conditions and exposure to the wind throw new elements into racers’ strategies.

Iditarod 2016: Unalakleet