The Eagle Cap Extreme, Idaho Sled Dog Challenge, and Montana’s Race to the Sky sled dog races are excited to partner together for the Rocky Mountain Triple Crown!
Those mushers and their four-legged athletes who run in the same category in all three races are eligible to compete for the Rocky Mountain Triple Crown title. The classes of race include the following:
Be sure to check out our new local resource guide created by the Cascade Checkpoint’s fearless leader, Kellee Hadley! Download it and carry with you as you drive from one checkpoint to another. It includes general transit times from the various checkpoints and has a detailed local resource guide for each of the 5 communities… Read more
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 Xtreme board member; Brett Bruggeman, Triple Crown winner; and Roy Entire, Race to the Sky chairman; not pictured – Gabe Dunham, Triple Crown winner
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 out now. It’s a downloadable PDF and is about 33 pages long. Mushing History Musher Bios for the 150 and 300 Mile Races Trail Maps… Read more
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 a checkpoint. Future dog handler? Check out the necessary skills here!
Are you volunteering to be a dog handler? a vet assistant? Well, then you are definitely going to take a look at these quick clips provided by our Race Veterinarians! These clips will give you the basics for safe dog handling and control. NOTE OF CAUTION: Being a dog handler is challenging. You must be… Read more
The Idaho Sled Dog Challenge is proud to join with two other Iditarod qualifying races in Oregon and Montana to offer the Rocky Mountain Challenge Cup. The Rocky Mountain Challenge Cup will award mushers who place in races in each state. Kicking off the Rocky Mountain Challenge is the Eagle Cap Extreme in Joseph, OR… Read more
With 1924 barely in, Warren Brown, coming 12, had begun dog-racing. For some time he’d had a shepherd named Rex that he drove to school as soon as the snow came. Unharnessed, Rex would like outside to wait for noon dismissal. Or he trotted off and returned at noon and again after school to take… Read more