Long before sunup, volunteers work to prepare the course at the 2014 Alaska Ski for Women. Other volunteers wax skis, while the Ski Patrol maintains safety throughout the event. This year, a moose and her calf decided to amble across the trail, prompting a 15-minute delay in the start of the first race. About 1,000 women took part in the 18th annual Alaska Ski for Women, held Feb. 2, 2014 at Kincaid Park in Anchorage, Alaska, to benefit programs that help break the cycle of domestic violence....
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