• June 9, 2013 Posted on Uncategorized, 0 Comment

    Puppies!

    Puppies born May 29th! 6 (4 boys, 2 girls) new additions to Smokin’ Ace Kennels: Tip, Tank, Timber, Trucker, Tally & T Ruby is one good mama!

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  • May 16, 2013 Posted on Uncategorized, 0 Comment

    Trucking Dogs

    We traveled 700 miles from Two Rivers to Skagway with 65 dogs.  Ruby lucked out and enjoyed riding in the cab with us humans.  

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  • May 8, 2013 Posted on Uncategorized, 0 Comment

    Dog Kennel Services

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  • April 17, 2013 Posted on Uncategorized, 0 Comment

    Still mushing!

      Long time, no post!  Sorry about the wait…Smokin’ Ace Kennels is still in the puppy stages of growing, but we are almost there!  We have been busy racing and redoing the website to make it easier for us to update.  Here is a list of winter happenings, in order in which the events occurred. ...

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  • December 19, 2012 Posted on Uncategorized, 0 Comment

    Top of the World

    Snow at last!! The eighteen inches or so we got made a BIG difference. It started snowing on us while we were up in the White Mountains on a 70 mile run with Amanda Gecas. The dogs did everything we had hoped for; I primarily wanted them to learn to rest while still on the ...

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  • December 9, 2012 Posted on Uncategorized, 0 Comment

    Just around the bend…

    The start of race season is almost here, although you wouldn’t guess it looking at the ground…we lack a very important component of dog mushing: snow!  With the Sheep Mountain scheduled to start a week from today, we are crossing our fingers and paws here in Alaska that we get about a foot of snow ...

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  • October 30, 2012 Posted on Uncategorized, 0 Comment

    Snowy Start

    Up to 24 miles with the dogs!  We have about 3 inches of snow on the ground…which means chains on the 4-wheeler.  Alyssa has taken the small sled known as the ‘squirrel’ out for several 4-5 dog runs.  It won’t be long now that we start taking the bigger sleds out and put the 4-wheeler ...

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  • October 21, 2012 Posted on Uncategorized, 0 Comment

    Fall Training

    We have been busy getting the dogs in shape for winter!  I am taking out two teams of 12 dogs with the 4-wheeler right now.  We are covering about 14 miles a day with each team.  Soon I will decide which 16 of the 24 adults I have will compose my ‘A’ team.  This will ...

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  • September 16, 2012 Posted on Uncategorized, 0 Comment

    Two Rivers It Is!

    Alyssa and I have had several busy weeks.  I drove up from Skagway and she drove from Montana.  We have both arrived in Two Rivers along with 28 dogs, 4 of which are 3 1/2 month old pups.  We decided to name them after Norse Gods:  Odin, Loki, Freya & Eira.  Odin is the chief ...

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  • August 10, 2012 Posted on Uncategorized, 0 Comment

    Fall Is Coming!

    I apologize for the long delay in getting my next blog up!  I have been busy giving tours on the Denver Glacier for Alaska Icefield Expeditions.  September 1st is my last day of work, upon which I will load up my dogs and drive north to Fairbanks and Eagle.  After that my posts will become ...

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