Wednesday 20 January 2021

Final podium and closing ceremony

Val Cenis Lanslebourg

La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc ‑ Final podium and closing ceremony

17th edition

Since its first edition in January 2005, the Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc has been the annual event for sled dogs in Europe. It is the most demanding stage race in the world in a unique alpine setting, and now a benchmark for mid-distance.

It is also one of the great winter highlights in the heart of Haute Maurienne Vanoise, which, as holidaymakers and residents alike, moves crowds!

11,400 m of positive altitude difference


300 km

The competition takes place over 12 days, from 9 to 20 January 2021, covering 300 km with an average of 32 km per day, 11 400 m of positive altitude difference, 1 mass start and 10 time trial stages.

This year, it brings together more than 65 international mushers and their 550 top-level dog athletes in the superb landscapes of Savoie Mont Blanc.
Every year, more than 50,000 spectators enjoy a unique experience, in the heart of the 20 resorts, towns and villages of Savoie and Haute-Savoie dressed in festive clothes for the occasion, by attending La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc.

La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc is a real adventure with a great A, which promotes a certain vision of sport, nature and respect for the environment.

Wednesday 20 January

Closing ceremony of the 17th edition of the Grande Odyssée Savoie Savoie Mont Blanc

Closing Ceremony and Final Awards Ceremony of La Grande Odyssée Savoie Mont Blanc in Val Cenis Lanslebourg – Place Auditorium Laurent Gerra.