“Beck, Mahoney, Bandana, Otter, Guppy, Troubador…. I’ve known so many wonderful and amazing dogs,” says Jennine Cathers, who operates Cathers Wilderness Adventures of Lake Labarge, Yukon. In 1989, at only 18 years of age, Cathers became the youngest person ever to complete the Yukon Quest. That she is a woman is only besides the point; women have been competing in the Quest since its inception in 1984.
Northerners Posted on February 9, 2017