First 24 hours on Yukon Quest

Ryno Kennel left the start of the 2017 Yukon Quest at 11:42 AM yesterday. With internet spotty on the trail, this is our first chance to post some pictures of the first amazing day on the trail. Please enjoy!

First off, a picture of some amazing Yukon Quest volunteers at the start of the race: hundreds of volunteers are needed: from Veterinarians, Vet techs, race officials, logistic staff, timing staff and handlers. Thank you, thank you for making this amazing race possible.

Picture by Julien Schroder. Ryne with Cheryl, her "Quest Guest" -- thanks for the photo Chance McLaren

Picture by Julien Schroder.

Ryne with Cheryl, her "Quest Guest" -- thanks for the photo Chance McLaren

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Following are more wonderful pictures below by Julien Schroder

Following are more wonderful pictures below by Julien Schroder

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Following is a picture shared by Murray Lundberg; taken 4 hours down the trail on the Takhini River.

Following is a picture shared by Murray Lundberg; taken 4 hours down the trail on the Takhini River.

Gunhild, Ryno Kennel Handler, enjoying a delicacy at the Braeburn checkpoint!

Gunhild, Ryno Kennel Handler, enjoying a delicacy at the Braeburn checkpoint!

Ryne enjoying a breakfast for champions, 3:45 AM this morning. Soon after Ryne left with 14 excited pups ready to get back on the trail.

Ryne enjoying a breakfast for champions, 3:45 AM this morning. Soon after Ryne left with 14 excited pups ready to get back on the trail.