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Big Piney-Marbleton Stage Stop. Photo by Cat Urbigkit.
Big Piney-Marbleton Stage Stop
The Town of Big Piney sponsored this sled during the 2006 IPSSSDR. Photo by Cat Urbigkit (file photo).
Big Piney/Marbleton IPSSSDR Stage Stop still seeking sponsors
by Dawn Ballou, Pinedale Online!
December 26, 2007

The Big Piney/Marbleton Stage Stop of the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race will be held on Tuesday, January 29th. There will be a community “Ice Box of the Nation’s, Sled Dog Celebration” on Monday night at the Marbleton Senior Center starting at 6:00 PM.

The organizing committee is still in need of sponsors for the community dinner and dance in honor of the Mushers. There will be great food, including special Dutch Oven delights, and live music for entertainment. EnerCrest, of Big Piney, is generously contributing as one of this year’s major sponsors for the dinner reception, however the committee still needs additional sponsorship funding. Total cost for the banquet is around $6,000. For more information about sponsorship and promotional opportunities for the Musher community dinner, please contact Bob Beiermann or Carie Whitman, 307-276-3808.

Big Piney/Marbleton Stage Stop Schedule:

Monday, January 28, 2008
- Dutch Oven Pot Luck Supper, 6:00 PM at the Marbleton Senior Center, 111 Rakestraw Avenue (watch for signs on HWY 189)
- "The Ice Box of the Nation's, Sled Dog Celebration" Dinner
- "Let Your K9 Shine" Dog Show hosted by The Waggers 4H Club.
- Dancing

Tuesday, January 29, 2008
9 AM Race Start - Middle Piney Parking Lot. Starting line is 13 miles west of Big Piney. Teams will go 64 miles on their way to Alpine.

Host Families Needed
Host families are still needed for the Mushers while they come to compete in the Big Piney/Marbleton leg of the race. “One way you can help welcome the Mushers to our area is by becoming a host family for one of the Mushers,” said Stage Stop committee member Carie Whitman. The Mushers will be staying in host homes on Monday, January 28, the night before the race. “The only meal you have to serve is breakfast before the race on the 29th, if the musher so desires,” said Whitman. There are no special requirements for the dogs, except access to hot water.

Anyone interested in hosting a Musher and their assistants is asked to provide the following information:


Host families will meet their Musher at the dinner on January 28th, which begins at 6:00 PM. For now all we need is housing commitments. More information will be available as we near the event.
We would like to host________(# of Mushers) and their assistants
We live in town_____ or _______miles out of town
Phone numbers___________________________________
Date __________ Signature _________________________

Please return the above information to: CARIE WHITMAN, PO BOX 261, BIG PINEY, WY 83113 or to Dr. Bob Beiermann’s office, Western Veterinary Service, 161 Norris in Big Piney, or email to

Big Piney, Marbleton and LaBarge Sponsors

EnerCrest, Big Piney

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Tegeler & Associates
Western Veterinary Service
Kelly, Jackson, Kaycee & Hanna McNinch
Wayne’s Hot Oil
Phil’s Water Service
Milestones & Memories
Dave Babcock Trucking, LLC
Leftovers, Inc
Town of Big Piney
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EOG Resources, Inc.
Wyoming Range Medical PC
Meadow Canyon Ready-Mix, Inc
Badger Daylighting of Western Wyoming
Waller’s Trucking Co.
Waterhole #3
Marbleton Inn, LLC
Town of Marbleton
Talking T-Shirt & Green River Bar
Dry Creek Station
Eagle Bar
Whit’s Place
LaBarge Realty & Hack’s Construction

Burney and Company
Williams Automotive, Inc

Bign’s Smokehouse
Wyoming Real Estate Source

Related Links
  • 2006 Big Piney/Marbleton IPSSSDR Stage Stop - (18 photos)
  • - Official IPSSSDR website
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