Tag: iditarod history

Crow Pass History

The Crow Pass trail leads from the Girdwood Valley to Eagle River. It’s a great backpacking route, and also a historic portion of the Iditarod Trail that led from Seward to mines in the Interior. What you might not know is that the trail was rebuilt in the 1970s with girl scout labor.We’ll learn about the Crow Pass trail in history and meet a former girl scout who helped remake the trail 40 years ago. KSKA: Thursday 11/7 at 2:00 and 9:00 pm Listen Now

Purely Alaskan: Iditarod History

Purely Alaskan: Iditarod History takes you through the history of the world’s most popular sled dog race. From the evolution of mushing technology and sled dog breeds, to profiles of the event’s defining figures, this new documentary offers a glimpse into every aspect of the race. Featuring many interviews with past and present mushers, race veterinarians, and organizers. KAKM: Saturday, March 3 @ 8:00 p.m.