La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc is an international sledge dog race spanning 900 km (560 miles) with a change in altitude of more than 25,000 metres (82,000 ft), in the French and Swiss Alps.
The race is intended for mushers with teams of 14 dogs who are experienced in middle & long distance.
This year, la Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc brings together more than 55 mushers and 500 dogs from all over Europe. More than 50 000 spectators enjoy this unique experience yearly, in 20 stations decorated for this occasion.
The annual race kicked off on 11 January 2020 in Samoëns with a spectacular opening ceremony when race spectators were able to get as close as possible to the action.
You can check the route and the detailed program of the race.