L'aventure Polaire : A Dog Sled Race In Méaudre
L'Aventure Polaire invites you to Méaudre in Isère for a two-day competition. This national sled dog championship is also a festive event where good humor and sharing are the order of the day.
Polar atmosphere in the Vercors
The Polar Adventure is a national sled dog championship organized since 1999 in the heart of the Vercors.
This event brings together over a weekend more than 500 Nordic dogs and an average of 120 teams. These four-legged champions and their mushers compete on the superb tracks of the resort of Méaudre on courses from 20 to 50 km.
In addition to this national championship of medium and long distance, friendly animations and sled rides are organized. This event is organized by the Mont-Blanc Committee.
The 15th edition of the Polar Adventure will take place From Saturday 4 to Sunday 5 February 2023 in Méaudre (Isère).
This year again, 100 to 150 mushers will come to fight in the exceptional landscapes of the Vercors Regional Park. The race will start in the heart of the resort-village of Méaudre, close to the spectators: guaranteed spectacle!
Throughout the weekend, Daniel Chomette, vice champion of Europe 2012 and vice champion of the Mont Blanc Committee, will present to the public the different Breeds of dogs of sled, explaining the particularities of each. Young and old will be able to take baptisms in sleds supervised by a professional musher.
In the evening, everyone is invited to taste the Onion soup on the village square to meet the competing mushers and the veterinarians who take care of the dogs.
Here is the program for the 24th edition of the Polar Adventure:
10:00 am: Start of the 1st round, departures every minute
3pm: Presentation of the different Nordic dog breeds and equipment
6:30 pm : results of the first round under the kiosk before the mushers meal at the village hall
9 am : Start of the second round
2pm : special race for mushers' children
3:00 pm : prize giving