Mushers

Race presentation

« Make your dogs a legend »: two weeks of international competition, an amazing human adventure race through fantastic sceneries between Savoie’s lands and Isère.

You will find below the program for 2023

La Grande Odyssée VVF OPEN

 

Dates // From Saturday 7 to Thursday 19 january 2023
Pool // 12 dogs
Number of dogs at first // 6 to 10 dogs
Number of hitched dogs minimum on arrival // 5
Number of mushers by race // 30 (OPEN & LIMITED) – the last 5 registered have no guarantee of accommodation and meals
Km per stages // 28km
Number stages // 11 stages (1 on 2 days with a night bivouac)
Totale distance // 360km
Price // 625€ per team
Changes possible between two stages
Current application to be IFSS World Cup round (for the whole race)​

La Grande Odyssée VVF limited

 

Dates // From Saturday 7 to Thursday 19 january 2023
Pool // 9 dogs
Number of dogs at first // 5 to 6 dogs
Number of hitched dogs minimum on arrival // 4
Number of mushers by race // 30 (OPEN & LIMITED) – the last 5 registered have no guarantee of accommodation and meals
Km per stages // 28km
Number stages // 11 stages (1 on 2 days with a night bivouac)
Totale distance // 360km
Price // 625€ per team
Changes possible between two stages
Current application to be IFSS World Cup round (for the whole race)​

TROPHIES : 3 trophies of 3 days each

Dates //
Trophy 1 Royal Canin : From Sunday 8 to Tuesday 10 January
Trophy 2 (reserved for Nordic dogs): From Friday 13 to Sunday 15 January
Trophy 3 : From Tuesday 17 to Thursday 19 January
Pool // 9 dogs
Number of dogs at first // 5 to 6 dogs
Number of hitched dogs minimum on arrival // 4
Number of mushers by race // 12 per trophy
Km per stages // 30km/40km
Price // 110€ per team
Changes possible between two stages
Current application to be IFSS World Cup round (for the whole race)​