Population: 7487
Elevation: 5358 ft
Time Zone: Mountain
Lander Chamber of Commerce 1-307-332-3892
City of Lander


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210 McFarlane Dr.
Turn left at the Main Street light by McDonald’s, go towards Riverton. Turn left on the street next to McDonald’s.



1102 11th St.
When you come to town via Jackson you will see this new hotel on your right on the sweeping corner. It is behind ACFC building and next to the new Safeway building being built.

Race Coordinators

Jerry and Sandy Bath Bath Racing Kennel – click here to follow our blog!  (

JB's Wild Wyoming
628 Main St.
Lander, Wyoming 82520
Phone 1-307-332-2065
Cell phone 1-307-330-5486
Reminder: While we are the chairperson for Lander leg of the race, we are also racing in the IPSSSDR as well. We head up to Jackson on Friday the 3oth  of January and it will be very hard to get a hold of us. Please leave us a message and we will do our best to return your call. Remember you can contact the following places for information:

County 10 - or call 1-307-855-4016

KOVE/KDLY - 1330 on your AM dial/ 87.5 on FM or call 1-307-332-5683

Lander Journal - 1-307-332-2323

2015 Schedule of Events

Race to start at the Louis Lake parking lot on top of South Pass!

Tuesday  February 3, 2015

5pm - 6pm 200 Block of Main Street - Will be closed to traffic. Teams will have their dog trucks lined up on the 200 block of Main Street. Come Meet & Greet the teams. Bring your Cameras!

6:30pm - Gannett Grill/Lander Brewing Company will host the evening’s event. Mushers will have a mandatory meeting upstairs in the Coalter Loft. This is not a banquet! The movie shown will be the 2014 IPSSSDR Slideshow. This video highlights each town along this 8 day race. Come see if you and the family are in it!

Live music by IPSSSDR traveling band Aaron Davis and The Mystery Machine will be performing later in the evening.

Wednesday  February 4, 2015

9:00 am - Race Options will be announced by Feb 3rd  See this site...

Option 1 Race will start at Louis Lake Parking Lot up South Pass. This leg is approx 42 miles
Directions to Louis Lake. Heading South out of Lander on Hwy 28, Travel approx 28 miles to post marker 28. On the right hand side you will see the psrking lot.The parking lot is for Mushers and theri teams. Carpooling is recommended. Parking is available on the side of the road leading up to the lot.

Option 2 -Race will start at Bruce's Bridge parking lot up Sinks Canyon. this leg is approx 42 miles.
Directions to Bruce's Bridge parking lot in Sinks Canyon. From Main St in Lander turn south on either 5th or 9th st. Then turn right on to Freemont Highway(  Hwy 131) following this road all the way to Bruce's Bridge parking lot approx 10 miles.

Mushers will start at 9am sharp. There is a 3 minute interval between take offs. You are more than welcome to come early and check things out. Please leave your 4 legged family members at home!

Mushers should start returning approx. 3 to 4 hours later. The most exciting time is the start of the race. Mushers can be very staggered in their returns. Once they are in, they need to take care of their dogs, equipment and get on down the road to the next town, Pinedale.

Supporters of this years race!
This race would not be here in Lander if it was not for the following!
Lander Community Foundation – Challenge for Charities
JB’s Wild Wyoming, Inc.
Triple J Land & Cattle
L & N Lawn Care
City of Lander
In Celebration of Linda Hewitt
Fremont Broadcasting KOVE/KDLY
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
Lander Ambassadors
Lander Journal/Riverton Ranger
Holiday Lodge
Bath Racing Kennel
Home Source Realty
The Forge
Sweetwater Aire
Carol & Bruce Cambell
Fairview Foundation
Joel & Robin Otto
Lander Brewing Compnay
Wind River Country


Benefactors of the Lander leg of this race (Past and Present)

Lander Pet Connection – FREE Dog Food for 1 dog (1 years’ supply) from Pedigree Dog Food
Fremont County Health – Up to $600
Lander Ambassadors – Up to $600
REACH program – Up to $600

Pictures from 2013