Father and Son Find Golden Silence at Iditarod’s Ophir Checkpoint

The old abandoned mining town of Ophir is one of the quietest checkpoints along the 1,000-mile Iditarod Trail to Nome. Tucked into the woods near the Innoko River, the collection of rustic buildings is anchored by a one-room cabin owned by a family of pilots. Here is where former Iditarod champion Martin Buser and son, Rohn, pulled in to take their mandatory 24-hour rest.Read more here: http://www.alaskadispatch.com/article/father-and-son-find-golden-silence-iditarods-ophir-checkpoint


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