The Pedigree Dog Sled race opening ceremony is back this year after canceling in 2021 due to COVID-19 concerns. Photo: Nick Sulzer // Buckrail

JACKSON, Wyo. — The Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race is back for its 27th year with the ceremonial start on Jackson’s Town Square, tomorrow, Jan. 28. The opening ceremony is back this year after canceling in 2021 due to COIVD-19 concerns.

Events begin at 5 p.m. on the Town Square. The first team will leave the chute at 6:30 p.m.

Town roads including, Broadway and Cache to Redmond and south to West Cache Creek to Snow King Mountain will be affected by the ceremonial start.

On Saturday, stage one of the race begins at 9 a.m. at the Blackrock Ranger Station. Race stages are 30 to 35 miles.

The race will finish on Feb. 5 in Driggs, Idaho.

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Lindsay Vallen is a Community News Reporter covering a little bit of everything; with an interest in politics, wildlife, and amplifying community voices. Originally from the east coast, Lindsay has called Wilson, Wyoming home since 2017. In her free time, she enjoys snowboarding, hiking, cooking, and completing the Jackson Hole Daily crosswords.