Notice: Racers Must Go Overland

Notice to racers and fans of the Iron Dog After careful consideration by Iron Dog race marshals who were in consultation with local experts on the condition of the sea ice between Nome and Unalakleet. The racers must go overland from Golovin to Elim. Teams are not allowed to go around Moses Point. Specifically, if racer


Bob Gilman

Hall of Fame Inductee: Bob Gilman Bob Gilman moved from Montana to Alaska in 1978 at the age of 16. He found his way to the Kotzebue area and began running a trapline in the Kobuk Valley. He put on a lot of miles on his Yamaha snowmobiles and entered a couple of races there,


Randy Moss

Hall of Fame Inductee: Randy Moss Randy Moss arrived in Alaska in 1970 and one of the first people he met was Iron Dog Hall of Famer Ray Debenham. Ray and Randy became good friends and explored Alaska on dirt bikes and snowmobiles as Ray embarked on one adventure after another. After traveling to every

Snow Smart Video Capture

Be Snow Smart Videos

This series of PSAs (public service announcements) were made by Frostline productions for the Iron Dog in 2013 in partnership with NAOI and funding from the SnowTrac grant. We are also running these via KTUU Channel 2 to reach more Alaskans to remind everyone to ride safe! Watch the entire list of Be Snow Smart


Donlin Gold

Donlin Gold has been a great sponsor since 2011. The support we receive from Donlin Gold has been tremendous, and we are grateful for their ongoing commitment to reach out to communities along the Iron Dog trail. Every year since 2011, they have sponsored the Gold Rush Prize for the fastest Pro Class to our

Big Lake 24 January 2014

Weather Worries

The Toughest, Wettest Race? As of today there have been many reports on the poor weather conditions including Big Lake and many of the river and streams between the Start of the Iron Dog and Happy River (on the way into Puntilla). The ongoing warm weather, rain and winds have created a very big mess especially