Columbia Valley & East Kootenay
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Feb 4, 2017 - Feb 5, 2017
Note We are in the process of updating this event post with 2017 data, so stay tuned as this year’s event details become available.:
Huckleberry Loppet has been the big event of the season for the Golden Nordic Ski Club for the past two decades and it’s promising to be even better this year!
The 21st edition of the Golden Nordic Club’s popular Huckleberry Loppet promises a fun-filled weekend for the whole family, with fabulous prizes waiting to be won! The top winners will receive a beautiful raku medallion and the other prizes will be awarded in draws. Volunteers and skiers are all eligible to win!
Saturday is the traditional classic event with distances for every age and ability. Choose the 1k, 5k, 15k or for the more adventurous, the 30k. Pick up bibs from 9:30-10:30am. Race starts at 11 AM except the 1k which begins at 10:50 AM.
Sunday is the skate event with distances of 1k, 5k, 10k and 20k. Pick up bibs from 9:30-10:30 AM. Race starts at 11 AM. There’s also a Chariot Poker race and you can register for that on-site.
There will be a hot lunch following each race. Spectators may enjoy the lunch too but must purchase theirs.
Cost: regular trail fee cost.
Register online here: 2017 link coming soon!
To get a good parking spot and allow waxing and prep time, please arrive early.
Note: The trails are open to the public during the Huckleberry Loppet events.
The trails a excellent, the scenery magnificent, and everybody is sure to have a great time!
For more information about the event, keep up-to-date at: http://goldennordicclub.ca/events/