Share in the excitement of the "last great race on earth", the renowned Iditarod. Meet the mushers and their teams. Learn about this favorite sport of Alaskans and the incredible 1150 mile race and journey. Even take a ride behind a team of huskies. Alaska's winter wonderland is best enjoyed in early March, when the days start to warm and the sun stay light a little longer. There's other Alaska winter sports to participate in to make it a full and enjoyable adventure.