PO Box 1022, McCall, ID 83638
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2020 IDAHO SLED DOG CHALLENGE

OFFICIAL IDITAROD & YUKON QUEST QUALIFIER

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Ceremony and Events will be held at The North Fork Lodge on Feb 01, 2020.

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McCall – New Meadows – Donnelly – Cascade – Council


Idaho Sled Dog Challenge

The Running of the Idaho Sled Dog Challenge (IDSC) includes two concurrent 150 mile and 300 mile Iditarod qualifier races throughout Idaho’s West Central Mountains. The 300 mile race also qualifies for The Yukon Quest.
This year also launches an inaugural triple crown event known as The Rocky Mountain Cup. Participating races include IDSC, Oregon’s Eagle Cap Extreme and Montana’s Race To The Sky.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:  JAN 28- FEB 01, 2020

JAN 28

11:00 AM to 3:00 PM Vet Checks
(location to be advised) Be there no later than noon.


4:00 PM Musher Meeting
Idaho First Bank building, lower level, 475 Deinhard Lane, McCall, ID
Musher attendance mandatory.


5:30 PM  Meet the Mushers Program and Pot Luck 
6:00 PM Open to the Public Idaho First Bank building, lower level, 475 Deinhard Lane, McCall, ID
Bib numbers will be drawn at that time.
Musher attendance mandatory.

JAN 29

11 AM 300 Mile Start
The Little Ski Hill, 3635 Hwy 55, McCall, ID
Mushers must arrive at the lodge parking lot by 8:00 am

JAN 30

11 AM Junior Race Start
The Little Ski Hill, 3635 Hwy 55, McCall, ID
Mushers must arrive at the lodge parking lot by 8:00 am



11:45 AM 100 Mile Start

The Little Ski Hill, 3635 Hwy 55, McCall, ID
Mushers must arrive at the lodge parking lot by 8:00 am


Junior Race Finish
Wye Checkpoint

JAN 30

100 Mile Race Finish
Van Wyck State Park, Cascade, ID

300 Mile Race Finish
The Little Ski Hill, 3635 Hwy 55, McCall, ID

FEB 01

5PM Musher Meeting Northfork Lodge, 200 Scott St, McCall, ID

6PM Awards Banquet

Northfork Lodge, 200 Scott St, McCall, ID

CHECKPOINTS & DIRECTIONS

there are four official checkpoints plus one contingency checkpoint for the 2020 race.  

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2019 Photo Galleries

150 MILE RACE START

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CEREMONIAL START

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300 MILE RACE START

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ON THE TRAIL

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300 MILE FINISH

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CHECKPOINTS

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Latest News

Check back here for updates and stories as we get closer to the start of the 2020 race season.

Winners of the 2019 Triple Crown sled dog series in Oregon, Idaho, and Montana

Help us congratulate this year’s Triple Crown winners!

On left, Dona Miller, Eagle Cap Xtreme board member; in center, winners Gabe Dunham and Brett Bruggeman; on right, Roy Etnire, Race to the Sky chairman Dona Miller, Eagle Cap[…]

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Cascade Checkpoint for the ISDC in Idaho

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This Educational Resource Packet created by one of our lead Cascade Checkpoint Volunteers, Kellee Hadley, has everything you could possibly need to take with you on race day! Print it[…]

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Cascade Checkpoint

Cascade Checkpoint Video

Be sure to check out this video provided by the Cascade Chamber of Commerce! You can get a good idea of what to expect when the dogs are coming into[…]

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2019 Trail Maps available HERE

To follow along with the race download this printable PDF with 11 pages of maps showing different legs for both the 150 and 300 mile races. 

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