By Andi Bourne

Snow Conditions Help Make Race to the Sky Best Ever


February 15, 2018

Nathan Bourne, Pathfinder

Former Seeley Lake resident Cindy Gallea, now of Wykoff, Minn., heading up Rice Ridge Road on her way to Owl Creek. Gallea finished the 300-mile Young Living Race to the Sky early Tuesday morning, Feb. 13 with her dogs Casper, Doubleshot and Missoula in the lead. Full story page 9.

SEELEY LAKE – With some of the best snow conditions in the past several years, Young Living Race to the Sky 300 mile mushers started showing up at the Seeley Lake Check Point Sunday morning just after 4:30 a.m. The 100 mile finishers started to come in just after 7 a.m. Seven mushers completed the 300 mile race, eight completed the 100 mile race and one of the two juniors finished the 100 mile junior race.

Race Director Pam Beckstrom wrote in the Sunday morning press release, "Trails were hard and fast and temperatures were great running temps (around five degrees)."

The 100 mile adult...

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