Enthusiasts of sled dogs can enjoy la Travesía de Los Monegros (The crossing of Monegros) every year. This medium distance mushing (sled dogs on land) race has been held for more than 20 years and usually takes place in December with the participation of 35 teams. The competition lasts several days passing through different locations in the County of Monegros.
There are 2 routes:
El Recorrido general (The general route) runs approximately 110 km over 5 easy stages (18 - 23 kilometres per stage).
El Recorrido ‘XXL’ (The Tour 'XXL') is 140 km and has 5 more difficult stages (up to 35 kilometres per stage).
- Canicross (cross country running with dogs)
- Bicycle with 1 to 3 dogs (BikeJöring)
- Cart with 3 to 6 dogs
- Cart with 6 to 12 dogs
Every year this sport offers great beauty both for the participants and for the audience.
More information: www.mushingmonegros.com