The Hudson Bay Quest finished this weekend without any major incidents and Ryan Anderson from Ray, Minnesota won gold with a time of 31:56:43! Ryan held off second place finisher Sean McCarty and third place finisher Peter McClelland to claim the top prize. Anderson also was awarded the Calm Air sportsmanship award as well as first to halfway honor. All in all this year’s race had fantastic weather and a great group of volunteers to facilitate all the challenges. Congratulations to all the mushers that competed in what has become one of the best races in the north!

Hudson Bay Quest winner Ryan Anderson

Ryan Anderson wins the Hudson Bay quest. HBQ photo.

Hudson Bay Quest winner Ryan Anderson

Ryan Anderson accepting the winners trophy. HBQ photo.

2016 Hudson Bay Quest mushers

2016 Hudson Bay Quest mushers. HBQ photo.

Jacob Heigers Vet award for 2016 Hudson Bay Quest

The 2016 Vet award for exceptional animal care was presented to Jacob Heigers. HBQ photo.

Ryan Anderson won the sportsmanship award for 2016 Hudson Bay Quest

Ryan Anderson also won the Calm Air sportsmanship award. HBQ photo.

Canadian Rangers at the Hudson Bay Quest

As always the Canadian Rangers were key support for the 2016 Hudson Bay Quest. HBQ photo.


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