FLATHEAD CLASSIC SLED DOG RACE
Our main event, The FLATHEAD CLASSIC sled dog race is a multi-class, multi-sport race, scheduled this season for February 23rd and 24th, 2019 hosted by Dog Creek Lodge and Nordic. Be sure to look through the website and connect on social media to stay up to date on the upcoming race.
Events that took place in the 2018 Flathead Classic included 1 and 2-dog Skijoring, 2-dog junior, 4 & 6 dog sprint as well as 8 & 12-dog distance classes. Our sprint classes raced 5 - 18 miles on the nordic trails at and around Dog Creek Lodge and the distance classes raced on the Stillwater State Forest north of the Lodge in the Whitefish Mountain Range.
Sponsors brought prizes and cash to the mushers who raced with their teams and Dog Creek Lodge catered to race audiences with breakfast and lunch at the ski shop and cafe.
Thanks to all who sponsored, raced, and attended! We look forward to seeing you on February 23rd and 24th at Dog Creek Lodge!
A worthy CAUSE.
In 2018, Snow Action Sports was able to donate $500 to K9 Care of Montana. K9 Care and it's programs aim to provide fully trained service dogs to children with autism and wounded veterans. Visit K9caremontana.org to learn more about K9 Care of Montana and thank you for your support.
SNOW ACTION SPORTS INC.
SNOW ACTION SPORTS Inc. is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and advancement of working sled dogs and sled dog sports in the state of Montana. Snow Action Sports Inc’s main goal is to provide opportunities for dog mushers and the general public to connect, giving an insight into the world of working sled dogs and sled dog sports. Snow Action Sports Inc. aims to accomplish these goals through educational outreach, organizing sled dog races and collaborating with our local community and businesses throughout our events.
Sled dogs are incredible athletes, and when given the opportunity to show off their true talent, people begin to understand the history of the long used term, “man’s best friend.”
We want to give special recognition to the organizers of Flathead Sled Dog Days, which brought 5 great years of Dog-Powered Sports to the Flathead Valley. We’re excited to move forward with your insights and your dreams in the form of dog-powered, adrenaline pumping, snow slinging MUSHING. Give your dogs a stomach scratch, a pat on the head, and we’ll see you on the trails. Cheers to the past, present, and future years of Mushing in Northwest Montana!