La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc - 15th édition – from 12th to 23rd January 2019
For this new edition, Les Gets will host one stage of this unique race uniting the best mushers in the world on Tuesday 15th of January !
This long-distance sledge god race was inspired by the legendary Yukon Quest and Idirarod. It has been the first wide-spread event of the sort in the Alps since the end of the Alpirod : a virgin territory for mushers from all over the world, never crossed by any sledge dog. Several races are programed in this event, with a departure from the heart of the village. The Grande Odyssée will be the biggest event of the week; you will find activities and entertainment for the whole family.
Race program :
From 3:30pm : departure of the stage
From 6pm : arrival of the first mushers
Entertainment program from 2pm to 9pm :
- Camp "Far North"
- Meeting with mushers and the slep dogs
- Grilled marshmallows on camp fire
- Reading frosty tales
- Mapple syrup lollipop
- Carving on ice
- Complimentary mulled wine and hot chocolate
Tuesday 15 January 2019 between 9 AM and 10 PM.
Route du Front de Neige - 74260 - Les Gets