Iditarod musher DeeDee Jonrowe of Willow, Alaska works with her team at the Nikolai, Alaska checkpoint during the 2011 Iditarod Sled Dog Race on Tuesday, March 8, 2011. The next leg of the trail to ... more 
Iditarod musher DeeDee Jonrowe of Willow, Alaska works with her team at the Nikolai, Alaska checkpoint during the 2011 Iditarod Sled Dog Race on Tuesday, March 8, 2011. The next leg of the trail to Nome is a remote area with checkpoints at the ghost town of Ophir, 328 miles (528 kilometers) from the start, and the abandoned mining town of Iditarod, 405 miles (650 kilometers) from Willow. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By The Anchorage Daily News, Bob Hallinen
Wed, Mar 9, 2011 4:38 PM EST