North America

Alaska

When the River Took John Squires

When the River Took John Squires

For years, three old friends from California had been making an annual pilgrimage to fish Alaska's wild and pristine waterways. But in 2018, only two came home.

How Blair Braverman Trained for the Iditarod

How Blair Braverman Trained for the Iditarod

We all know what the dogs do—they run—but the person driving the sled has to get ready for a brutal challenge, too. The labor required to manage and train a team is like CrossFit on ice.

The Road to the Iditarod

The Road to the Iditarod

Our favorite musher will be at the start line when the Last Great Race kicks off in Anchorage on March 2, 2019. In the first of a pre-race series of dispatches, she talks about the remote Alaskan lodge where she's training for the big event.