Friday, March 30th, 2018

2018 Iditarod Finish & Northern Lights Tour

Our 2018 Iditarod Finish & Northern Lights Tour was a great success! Here, our group poses in front of the Burled Arch on Nome’s Front Street.

Muskoxen viewing Nome Wild Alaska Travel

Viewing muskoxen in the wild was a real treat for our guests.

Muskox viewing Wild Alaska Travel

We were treated to some exceptional muskoxen sightings while in Nome.

Joar Leifseht Ulsom Iditarod Wild Alaska Travel

Congratulations to Joar Leifseth Ulsom of Norway and his team of 10 dogs for arriving in first place under the Burled Arch in Nome to become the 2018 Iditarod Champion!

Northern Lights Nome Wild Alaska Travel

Our group was excited to see the northern lights dance in the sky above the Iditarod trail near Farley’s camp outside of Nome.

Aliy Zirkle Iditarod Wild Alaska Travel

Aliy Zirkle of Two Rivers drives her team along the sea ice near Nome.

Aliy Zirkle Iditarod Wild Alaska Travel

Aliy Zirkle howls under the Burled Arch in Nome with some of her youngest fans.

Iditarod Finish Wild Alaska Travel

Katherine Keith of Kotzebue drives her team along the sea ice at sunset outside of Nome during the 2018 Iditarod.

Bradley Farquhar Iditarod Wild Alaska Travel

Canadian musher Bradley Farquhar drives his team through snow drifts along Safety Sound near the Safety checkpoint during the 2018 Iditarod.

Wild Alaska Travel Iditarod Finish

Wild Alaska Travel group photo at the Safety checkpoint.

Iditarod Finish and Northern Lights Tour Wild Alaska Travel

It’s been an awesome week with a wonderful group, who enjoyed full immersion into the Iditarod and life along the Bering Sea Coast. Seeing the northern lights was a great bonus!

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