RACE COURSE AND DRIVING OVERVIEW
Check out this map to get a birds eye view of where the dog teams travel through the mountains to get from one checkpoint to another. Driving routes are also shown partially circumventing the mountains.
Start in Cascade and choose your checkpoint locations from there based upon race routes (100 or 300) and checkpoint layovers or other fun details.
The LIVE TRACKER which will be online here during the race will be your best tool for following each teams GPS trackers as they travel down the trail or hunker down in a checkpoint.
CHECKPOINtS & DIRECTIONS
CASCADE LAKE CHECKPOINT
This checkpoint is at the eastern shore of Cascade Lake in Cascade Lake State Park.
The boat ramp parking will be reserved for Mushers and their dog trucks but parking will be available along the road bordering Lake Cascade. This will be a great opportunity to see the Start and Finish of many races as well as the long travel of the teams all along the shores of Cascade Lake.
Driving Directions: From N Main Street in Cascade go south on Old State Hwy ½ mile to the lake shore. The
checkpoint will be in the park on the right side of the boat ramp.
PLATT WARMING HUTT CHECKPOINT
A combination warming hut and groomer garage at the intersection of
West Mountain Road and No Business Rd.
Teams will be parked in an open field across the road east of the warming hut.
Driving Directions: From Donnelly go west 3.7 miles on W Roseberry Rd. to West Mountain Rd., then turn right
and go north 1.3 miles to Platt Warming Hutt.
WYE TRAILHEAD & CAMPGROUND CHECKPOINT
100 Mile Race Finish
Tamarack View Dr. off Hwy 95
New Meadows, ID
A campground at the north end of the Weiser River Trail.
This will be a Tent setup with electricity.
Driving directions: From New Meadows go west six miles on Hwy 95 and turn left at Tamarack View Dr. and WYE Campground sign, then follow the road east 1/2 mile to the checkpoint.
LITTLE SKI HILL
The Little Ski Hill, 3635 Hwy 55, McCall, ID
Driving directions: From downtown McCall, ID take HWY 55 approximately 2.5 miles towards New Meadows. The Little Ski Hill will be on your left.
3RD FORK CABIN CHECKPOINT (REMOTE)
Remote Backcountry Access Only.
A new remote checkpoint was added during the 2022 race season. It is not road accessible and is only accessed via snowmobile.
SMITH’S FERRY CHECKPOINT
The checkpoint is at Wellington Snow Park and has ample parking.
Driving Directions: From McCall take HWY 55 south 48 miles. The checkpoint is on the west side of the highway 1/8th
mile south of Cougar Mountain Lodge