Jeff Deeter

Black Spruce Dog Sledding


Jeff got his first look at long distance mushing at age 6, when he saw the Kobuk 440 come through Noorvik, AK. By age 13 he was living in Wasilla, AK and started mushing with Frank and Claudia Sihler. After the Junior Iditarod and several other mid-distance races, Jeff ran Iditarod in 2008. Last year he and his wife, KattiJo, opened Black Spruce Dog Sledding in Fairbanks, Alaska, where they offer mushing tours, trips and lessons to visitors from around the world. More information about Jeff and Black Spruce Dog Sledding can be found at and on facebook. This season Jeff would like to thank his loving family, specifically his mother, Gretchen, and his wife, KattiJo, as well as Donna Hunsbedt, his original mentors Frank and Claudia Sihler, and all of the visitors to Black Spruce Dog Sledding for their endless support.