the Race

Snow Action Sports, Inc. is proud to partner with K9 Care of Montana at this year's Flathead Classic.

Snow Action Sports will be donating a portion of all merchandise sales at our event 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.


Our main event, The FLATHEAD CLASSIC sled dog race is a multi-class, multi-sport race, scheduled this season for February 24th and 25th, 2018 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 2017 Flathead Classic  included 1 and 2-dog Skijoring, 2-dog junior, 4-dog sprint as well as 6, 8 & 12-dog distance classes. Our sprint classes raced 5 - 12 miles on the nordic trails at Dog Creek Lodge and the distance classes raced to Polebridge and back, covering approximately 84 miles at the event.

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 24th and 25th at Dog Creek Lodge!

Check out past races.


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.”


Show your support and donate to Snow Action Sports, Inc. today! Your donations are tax deductible and we use all of our funds locally, working with businesses and organizations that help us with our programs and race. 

Every bit helps from $1 to $1000. Keep our volunteers fed, our trails maintained, our local contractors paid and our organization ready for the hundreds of dogs that come from all over the region. Thanks for your support!



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!