he Bachelor Butte Dog Derby is a return to racing sled dogs in the Cascade mountains near Bend/Sunriver, Oregon. The event is scheduled for March 1-3, 2019 at Wanoga Sno-park. This is an opportunity to experience the splendor of the the Cascades and contest one’s dog team on world class terrain. The courses will be challenging and the classes offered somewhat nostalgic.
The event consists of 25 miles per day with seven – thirteen dogs. The event has something for everyone, from beginners to experienced long distance mushers. Sled dog classes include one and a half mile, five mile/five dog, nine mile/nine dog, and fifteen mile/seven dog races. Skijoring races will also be conducted on separate tracks, with one and a half mile, five mile, and nine mile classes.