Wyoming Stage Stop Stage 5: 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.

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Lander Chamber of Commerce

City of Lander

Lander Event – Special Sponsorship by Lander TAD

January 29th , 2019 – Meet the Mushers 5:30 -6:30 pm
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!

Lander Bake Shop will host the 2018 Pedigree Stage Stop Movie. Stop in, get some hot cocoa and cookie, sit enjoy the show. Movie is approximately 15-20 minutes long and will play on loop.

January 30th, 2019 – Race Day

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

9:00 am – Race Start has been changed and is at Bruce’s Bridge in the Sinks Canyon State Park.
Mushers leave in 3 minute intervals starting 9 am sharp traveling for a distance of 43 miles. Returning approximately 3-4 hrs later. Teams can return staggered or in a cluster so be ready! Once done they need to take care of their dogs and get on the road.

Race contact for Lander:
Sandy & Jerry Bath – Chairpersons

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

Address: 628 Main St. Lander, WY 82520

Jerry Bath is also this years’ Race Commentator. Bath Racing Kennel as completed in this Race since 2008 although Jerry as been dog sledding since 1998. The Bath’s have a small kennel of Alaskan Huskies and enjoy traveling during the winter months to races all over the country. The best and easiest way to follow the BRK Team go to FACEBOOK and “friend” Jerry Bath! Pedigree® Facebook page is another great way to get the latest most updated information on the 2018 Race.

We will be leaving for Jackson on the 24th and the schedule gets a little crazy. If you can not get ahold of us, you may want to try the Lander Chamber and see if they can help you.

Jr Mushers

Event Times

  • February 4th 2020 Meet the Teams 5:30 -6:30 pm 100 Block of Main St
  • Lander Bake Shop will be hosting the 2019 Pedigree Stage Stop Movie
  • Febraruy 5th 2020 9:00 am Race start to be determined.



  • Fremont Broadcasting KOVE/KDLY

  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
  • Lander Ambassadors
  • SDI
  • First Interstate Bank- Lander
  • Wyoming State Trails
  • Fremont Toyota
  • Bonneville Builders LLC
  • Lander Dental Group P.C.
  • Meyers Gambles
  • In Celebration of Linda Hewett
  • Sweetwater Air LLC.
  • The Inn at Lander
  • Fremont Therapy Group
  • Home Source Realty
  • Sweetwater Wellness
  • JB’s Wild Wyoming
  • Jake Huhnke LOTCF -Farm Bureau Financial Service
  • L & N Lawn Care
  • Huff Sanitation
  • Lander TAD

Pedigree® Stage Stop Team Sponsors