Ed Hopkins

53 year old Yukon Quest veteran

My Sponsors:
Alaska Discovery RV Tours, Carstar Whitehorse, Raising Good, Spike & Lindy Fortier, more to come!

Nationality: Canadian
Current Residence: 10 Mile, YT
Occupation(s): Dog Musher
Kennel Name: Tagish Lake Kennel
Name Origination: We live by Tagish Lake
Kennel Bloodlines: Our own/Osmar
Breeds: Alaskan Husky
# of Dogs in Kennel: 60


Musher Question & Answer

How many years have you been running dogs?
35

How did you get started running dogs?
Watching the 1984 Yukon Quest Finish.

What do you love most about running sled dogs?
The dogs

Are you a member of any other organizations involved in sled dog sports?
10-Mile Organization Committee

Why did you enter the Yukon Quest? What are your goals for the race?
To get some young dogs to the Finish Line.

What music do you listen to on the trail?
The hiss of the runners.

List recent sled dog races and/or best performances
2017 - Yukon Quest - 5th; 2017 - Copper Basin - 8th; 2016 - Yukon Quest - 5th; 2015 - Yukon Quest - 3rd

Past Yukon Quest Race Results

Year Position Time
2017 5 10d 17h 37m
2016 5 9d 14h 1m
2015 3 10d 9h 5m
2013 11 10d 19h 5m
2005 8 11d 19h 25m
2001 9 12d 10h 25m
1999 11 12d 23h 33m
1994 8 11d 15h 23m
1993 19 13d 6h 33m