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Crews check Iditarod trail conditions

By KTVA CBS 11 News 7:43 AM February 17, 2014

Iditarod Trail Committee set to make official relocation announcement Monday

ANCHORAGE – Sunday’s snowflakes near the Skwentna Iditarod checkpoint were a welcome sight.

But were they enough?

With the official start of the Last Great Race just a few weeks away, race organizers must decide whether poor trail conditions warrant moving the race’s start from Willow to Fairbanks.

Race finishers Sam Maxwell and Andy Willis flew a helicopter over the trail to get one last aerial look at conditions before the Iditarod Trail Committee makes an official decision Monday.



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