Howling and Mushing

Eastern Oregon is known for its wild mountain peaks, but it’s also making a name for its wild mountain race — the Eagle Cap Extreme Sled Dog Race. January 23 through 26, scores of mushers and hundreds of dogs will fill the streets of Joseph and Enterprise in preparation for three thrilling races — the 62-mile, 100-mile and the 200-mile.Troy Nave, race start coordinator for the volunteer-run event, says the experience is unforgettable. “At the race start, once the first team starts getting into the harness, they start howling, and pretty soon the entire parking lot at Fergi Ski Area is howling,” he says. “It’s my favorite part of winter!”Read more here:


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