Here are some impressions from our 2023 Iditarod Finish & Northern Lights Tour, with Ryan Redington’s historic win. Ryan is the grandson of Joe Redington Sr., the founder of the Iditarod. Redington made the 1,000-mile run in 8 days, 21 hours, 12 minutes and 58 seconds. Our tour guests got to experience his finish up close and later during the week Redington gave a special presentation to our tour guests.

2023 Iditarod Champion Ryan Redington of Knik drives his team past the crowds Front Street towards the Finish line in Nome.
Ryan Redington reaches the Burled Arch in Nome in first place. 51 years after his grandfather founded the race, Ryan Redington was the first member of his family to win the Iditarod.
2023 Iditarod Champion Ryan Redington poses with a couple of his dogs as he speaks to Wild Alaska Travel guests after his historic win.
2023 Iditarod Champion Ryan Redington signs autographs for Wild Alaska Travel guests who participated in our 2023 Iditarod Finish & Northern Lights tour in Nome. He graciously signed photographs and booties that he carried in his sled from Willow to Nome.
Ryan Redington points at a portrait of his grandfather, Joe Redington Sr., after his historic Iditarod win in March 2023. Winning the Iditarod was the culmination of a childhood dream from Redington.


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