More people summit Mount Everest in an afternoon than have made it from Anchorage to Nome on a bicycle,” says the summary of “Safety to Nome,” a documentary that follows participants of the 2017 Iditarod Trail Invitational (ITI) in Alaska.
The ITI is the human-powered equivalent of the Iditarod, in which participants travel the legendary 1,000-mile course via fat bike, foot, or skis instead of a dogsled.
And the filmmakers do not for a second let you forget just how difficult this is—which makes “Safety to Nome” both incredibly fun to watch and an excellent meditation on why outdoors people like to do nearly impossible things.
Read the story at Outside.
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