Lina Streeper, two-time Pedigree Stage Stop champion from British Columbia, Canada, and her team begin the Alpine leg of the Pedigree Stage Stop Race last year. Streeper finished eighth after a missed turn in Driggs, Idaho. REBECCA NOBLE / NEWS&GUIDE - Jackson, Wyoming
Storylines Galore for 25th Pedigree Stage Stop
A race that began in the mid-1990s because a local man wanted to give a local option to dog sled racing enthusiasts has not only continued but thrived as it enters its 25th running Friday.
The Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog race has gone uninterrupted since its inception, with a few tweaks to stages, distances and field size.
This year’s running is straightforward: $165,000 in earnings to be doled out over the eight-day, 10-dog race that begins in the heart of Jackson Hole and finds its conclusion near Lower Slide Lake. Between the start and finish will be six stages in seven days in Alpine, Pinedale, Kemmerer, Big Piney/Marbleton, Lander and Driggs, Idaho.
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