Wyoming Stage Stop Stage 2: Lander, Wyoming

The City of Lander, Wyoming was established in 1884, incorporated by the Fremont County Commissioners on July 12, 1890, and became a First Class City on January 16, 1963. The current population as of the 2010 census is 7,487.

Lander is known for its recreational opportunities, entertainment, relaxation, scenic beauty, business opportunities and just plain fun!

Sinks Canyon State Park is within seven (7) miles of Lander offering beautiful scenery and the mystery of seeing a river disappear into the side of the mountain.

Visit Historic South Pass City and Atlantic City, 30 miles to the south of Lander and reminisce about the late 1800’s and the gold rush. The City of Lander has numerous winter and summer events to keep you busy, for instance the Pioneer Days Rodeo and Parade (July), Wyoming State Winter Fair (March) and numerous other events.


Jerry Bath and Sandy Bath, Stage Chairpersons — Lander, Wyoming
Jerry and Sandy Bath moved from a 5th generation cattle ranch in northern California to Lander in 1994. Both have an entrepreneurial spirit that has encompassed many passions over the years. Part of which had them on the QVC buying network back in 1997. To see what they are up to now, go to www.JBsWildWyoming.com

Since arriving at Lander, they have both held many civic leadership roles. Being introduced to Linda Hewitt back at the beginning of the IRMSSSDR (International Rocky Mountain Stage Stop Sled Dog Race), known now as the Pedigree© Stage Stop Race, they signed up to volunteer with the race at its inception. Over the years doing everything from trail crew, housing coordinators, co-chairs, musher/handler, to chairpersons. Being part of the mushing community has led them to many lifelong friendships and enabled them to meet people from all parts of the globe.



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Lander Chamber of Commerce

City of Lander

Lander Event – Special Sponsorship by Lander TAD

January 27th, 2024
5:30 — 6:30 pm Public Meet & Greet on the 200 block of Main Street, Lander.

Traffic will be closed the 200 block of Main Street for this awesome family event. Dog trucks will be lining the block and teams will have their teammates (dogs) out for visiting. Bring your phone/cameras. Please leave your pets home!


January 28th , 2024 – Race Day 

7:00 am – Teams arrive at Race Start. Think about carpooling the parking lot is small.

9:00 am  RACE START – Sinks Canyon at Bruce’s Bridge parking lot.

Race contact for Lander:
Sandy & Jerry Bath – Chairpersons

Phone: 307-330-5486 or 307-330-5485 (We are big on texting!)

Jr Mushers

Junior Musher Program

Event Times

  • January 28, 5:30 — 6:30 pm. Public Meet & Greet
  • On the 200 block of Main Street in downtown Lander.
  • January 29, 9:00 am. Race Start
  • Louis Lake Road parking lot, Hwy 28 on South Pass.



  • Wyoming State Trails

  • Fremont Toyota
  • Meyers Gambles
  • In Celebration of Linda Hewett
  • Fremont Therapy Group
  • Home Source Realty
  • Sweetwater Wellness
  • Lander TAD
  • Lander Bake Shop
  • Sweetwater Aire
  • Lander Ambassadors
  • Lander Dental Group PC
  • Inn at Lander