Where can we have a dog sledding adventure this winter?
Did you know that the Wallowas are the site for the only qualifier for the Iditarod in the lower 48? The event is called the Eagle Cap Extreme and it’s held every January.
So, I’d recommend getting in touch with the organizers for more detailed information about routes in the Wallowas, and there are lodgings that accept dogs as well, including Barking Mad Farm.
That should certainly get you started in the right direction. Let me know if you need any more on-the-ground information.
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David M. Cook says…
Don’t forget the Chemult Sled Dog Races, held annually in Chemult, just 72 miles north of Klamath Falls. The races are scheduled for January 18th and 19th, 2014. For more info go to http://www.sleddogchemult.org
Vacation Planner with Bennington Properties says…
Oregon Trail of Dreams – Sled Dog Rides, at Mt. Bachelor.
Ride with Rachael Scdoris’s Iditarod Team!
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About Ask Oregon Expert Lynne Curry
I'm a city lover, but I moved to one of the most remote places in Oregon to live at the edge of the wilderness in a community of ranchers, artists, and independent types like me. Since I'm a food writer, I blog about eating and the rural lifestyle. My biggest project to date is the cookbook, Pure Beef: An Essential Guide to Artisan Meat with Recipes for Every Cut(Running Press, 2012).