Saturday, January 21: Community Loppet and Pursuit (Day 1)
ANNIVERSARY FREE SKI DAY - EVERYONE WELCOME!
Sunday, January 22: Pursuit (Day 2) or Citizen Tour
The Community Loppet welcomes skiers of all types (30km or 10km, skate or classic) and abilities, and is a celebration of community, skiing and the history of trails in the Methow Valley. The un-timed 10K Loppet is free and open to all! Linger at festive AID stations along the trail, with fireside food and community. Post-ski celebration for the whole family at the Red Barn with The Paperboys! Get your tickets early, as this show will sell out.
This year's AMS 2-Day Pursuit course will be a journey! ~30k of skate skiing down the Methow Community Trail from Mazama to Winthrop (Day 1) and ~30k of classic (traditional catagory), or skate (freestyle catagory) skiing over Rendezvous Pass from Cub Creek to Mazama (Day 2). Recommended for intermediate to advanced skiers. One-day Citizen racers (skate or classic) welcome.
*Online registration closed January 15th. Late registration accepted at packet pick-up, Friday, January 20th, 4:00-6:00pm, or Saturday morning in Mazama, 8:15-8:45am. No late registration offered Sunday morning.
*No refunds after January 10th. All entry fees go up $10 on January 10th.
*** Methow Trails is a non-profit organization. Income from this event supports year-round trail operations in the Methow Valley. There are no entry refunds, exchanges, transfers or rollovers after refund deadline, and the event may be cancelled due to severe weather conditions, low-snow, fire, unhealthy air quality, road closures, natural disasters, or threats to local and national security.
Wax Recommendation by SWIX/Winthrop Mtn Sports available at bib pick-up.
Nordic Race Aid Stations
Aid stations and trailside fun will be provided at Brown's Farm and Wolf Ridge Resort (approximately every 10k) from 10:00am until 2:00pm both Saturday, and at Rendezvous Pass and "Sick Joke Hill" on Sunday. Race timing, trail sweep and volunteeer support ends at 2:00pm both days.
Pre-race bus shuttles available for event participants from finishline to startline both days. No post race shuttle.
Brown's Farm shuttle (back to Mazama) available at END of 10K Community Loppet, until 11:30am.
Results For race results, please check on the evening of the event.
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org