A musher forges ahead in the race. Photo credit: IPSSSDR.
The International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR) kicks off today in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
The race will travel through nine Wyoming towns to the finish in Park City, Utah on February 4, 2012.
Dogs playing it cool before the Park City final stage. Photo credit: IPSSSDR.
Some 22 teams of champion mushers and their elite canine athletes will compete in the event.
The race was founded in 1996 by Frank Teasley to make sled dog racing more accessible to the public.
For more info, go to the IPSSSDR site.