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2013 Iditarod Day 2

Newton Marshall of St. Anne, Jamaica, puts booties on leader Dixie prior to leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday evening, Mar. 4, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Iditarod rookie Christine Roalofs curls up to take a nap with her dogs at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013. Roalofs, a pediatric dentist in Anchorage, said she "only got one hour of rest " on her first night on the Iditarod trail.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Matt Giblin puts booties on leader Kenya before leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Iditarod rookie Christine Roalofs crawls into a sleeping bag to take a nap with her dogs at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013. Roalofs, a pediatric dentist in Anchorage, said she "only got one hour of rest " on her first night on the Iditarod trail.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Iditarod rookie Christine Roalofs sets an alarm clock before curling up to take a nap with her dogs at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013. Roalofs, a pediatric dentist in Anchorage, said she "only got one hour of rest " on her first night on the Iditarod trail.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Angie Taggart gets some rest in a musher tent at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Rookie Luan Marques of Brazil rests on his sled while his dog team sleeps at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Ken Anderson of Fairbanks tends to his dog team at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Ken Anderson of Fairbanks puts booties on a leader named Regret while preparing to leave the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Allen Moore of Two Rivers leaves the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Allen Moore of Two Rivers leaves the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Ken Anderson of Fairbanks leaves the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Musher Wade Marrs, center, gets directions to leave the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Musher Cim Smyth of Big Lake arrives at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Musher Sonny Lindner of Two Rivers snacks his dogs before leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Jodi Bailey drives her dog team out of the Iditarod checkpoint at Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Canadian Aaron Peck negotiates a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Scott Janssen of Anchorage negotiates a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Scott Janssen of Anchorage heads down the trail after leaving the Iditarod checkpoint at Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Sled dogs in Anna Berington's team negotiate a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Musher Anna Berington negotiates a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Leaders in Jessica Hendricks's dog team negotiate a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint at Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Jessica Hendricks of Two Rivers negotiates a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Mike Ellis of Two Rivers eats french toast for breakfast while resting his dog team at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013. Ellis said it was neat being parked near world class dog teams like John Baker and Dallas Seavey.
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Veterinarian Lee Morgan of Washington, D.C., examines a sled dog at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Brownie, foreground, a sled dog in Mike Surenant's team from Chugiak rests at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Kristy Berington, left, and twin sister Anna Berington, right, pack up their sleds as they prepare to leave the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Kristy Berington, left, and twin sister Anna Berington, right, pack up their sleds as they prepare to leave the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Jessie Royer leaves the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Last year's champion Dallas Seavey leaves the Iditarod checkpoint at Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Robert Bundtzen of Anchorage drives his team past cabins at Winterlake Lodge at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Kristy Berington's descends a steep section of trail outside the Iditarod checkpoint at Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Rudy Demoski, Sr., of Wasilla negotiates a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Newton Marshall of St. Anne, Jamaica, puts booties on leader Dixie prior to leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday evening, Mar. 4, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Iditarod rookie Christine Roalofs curls up to take a nap with her dogs at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013. Roalofs, a pediatric dentist in Anchorage, said she "only got one hour of rest " on her first night on the Iditarod trail.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Matt Giblin puts booties on leader Kenya before leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Iditarod rookie Christine Roalofs crawls into a sleeping bag to take a nap with her dogs at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013. Roalofs, a pediatric dentist in Anchorage, said she "only got one hour of rest " on her first night on the Iditarod trail.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Iditarod rookie Christine Roalofs sets an alarm clock before curling up to take a nap with her dogs at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013. Roalofs, a pediatric dentist in Anchorage, said she "only got one hour of rest " on her first night on the Iditarod trail.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Angie Taggart gets some rest in a musher tent at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Rookie Luan Marques of Brazil rests on his sled while his dog team sleeps at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Ken Anderson of Fairbanks tends to his dog team at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Ken Anderson of Fairbanks puts booties on a leader named Regret while preparing to leave the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Allen Moore of Two Rivers leaves the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Allen Moore of Two Rivers leaves the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Ken Anderson of Fairbanks leaves the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Musher Wade Marrs, center, gets directions to leave the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Musher Cim Smyth of Big Lake arrives at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Musher Sonny Lindner of Two Rivers snacks his dogs before leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Jodi Bailey drives her dog team out of the Iditarod checkpoint at Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Canadian Aaron Peck negotiates a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Scott Janssen of Anchorage negotiates a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Scott Janssen of Anchorage heads down the trail after leaving the Iditarod checkpoint at Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Sled dogs in Anna Berington's team negotiate a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Musher Anna Berington negotiates a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Leaders in Jessica Hendricks's dog team negotiate a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint at Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Jessica Hendricks of Two Rivers negotiates a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Mike Ellis of Two Rivers eats french toast for breakfast while resting his dog team at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013. Ellis said it was neat being parked near world class dog teams like John Baker and Dallas Seavey.
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Veterinarian Lee Morgan of Washington, D.C., examines a sled dog at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Brownie, foreground, a sled dog in Mike Surenant's team from Chugiak rests at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Kristy Berington, left, and twin sister Anna Berington, right, pack up their sleds as they prepare to leave the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Kristy Berington, left, and twin sister Anna Berington, right, pack up their sleds as they prepare to leave the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Jessie Royer leaves the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Last year's champion Dallas Seavey leaves the Iditarod checkpoint at Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Robert Bundtzen of Anchorage drives his team past cabins at Winterlake Lodge at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Kristy Berington's descends a steep section of trail outside the Iditarod checkpoint at Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Rudy Demoski, Sr., of Wasilla negotiates a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Newton Marshall of St. Anne, Jamaica, puts booties on leader Dixie prior to leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday evening, Mar. 4, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Iditarod rookie Christine Roalofs curls up to take a nap with her dogs at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013. Roalofs, a pediatric dentist in Anchorage, said she "only got one hour of rest " on her first night on the Iditarod trail.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Matt Giblin puts booties on leader Kenya before leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Iditarod rookie Christine Roalofs crawls into a sleeping bag to take a nap with her dogs at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013. Roalofs, a pediatric dentist in Anchorage, said she "only got one hour of rest " on her first night on the Iditarod trail.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Iditarod rookie Christine Roalofs sets an alarm clock before curling up to take a nap with her dogs at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013. Roalofs, a pediatric dentist in Anchorage, said she "only got one hour of rest " on her first night on the Iditarod trail.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Angie Taggart gets some rest in a musher tent at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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BILL ROTH / Anchorage Daily News Rookie Luan Marques of Brazil rests on his sled while his dog team sleeps at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Ken Anderson of Fairbanks tends to his dog team at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Ken Anderson of Fairbanks puts booties on a leader named Regret while preparing to leave the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Allen Moore of Two Rivers leaves the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Allen Moore of Two Rivers leaves the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Ken Anderson of Fairbanks leaves the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Musher Wade Marrs, center, gets directions to leave the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Musher Cim Smyth of Big Lake arrives at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Musher Sonny Lindner of Two Rivers snacks his dogs before leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Jodi Bailey drives her dog team out of the Iditarod checkpoint at Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Canadian Aaron Peck negotiates a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Scott Janssen of Anchorage negotiates a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Scott Janssen of Anchorage heads down the trail after leaving the Iditarod checkpoint at Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Sled dogs in Anna Berington's team negotiate a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Musher Anna Berington negotiates a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Leaders in Jessica Hendricks's dog team negotiate a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint at Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Jessica Hendricks of Two Rivers negotiates a steep drop off in the trail leaving the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Mike Ellis of Two Rivers eats french toast for breakfast while resting his dog team at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013. Ellis said it was neat being parked near world class dog teams like John Baker and Dallas Seavey.
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Veterinarian Lee Morgan of Washington, D.C., examines a sled dog at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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Brownie, foreground, a sled dog in Mike Surenant's team from Chugiak rests at the Iditarod checkpoint on Finger Lake on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013.
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