Musher Morgan Anderson takes off from the start gate of the Eagle Cap Extreme. Stephani Gordon/OPB - Joseph, Oregon
Racing Sled Dogs In Oregon's Eagle Cap Extreme
Sled dogs love one thing more than anything else.
When hitched to a sled, they yip like a frenzied pack of coyotes, leap into the air and strain against the harnesses, ready to run.
The cacophony of excited sled dogs rises to a crescendo each January at a small ski hill a few miles outside Joseph, Oregon. Mushers from across the West have arrived with their teams to race their dogs in northeast Oregon’s rugged Wallowa Mountains.
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