SKI ODYSSEY

Thank you for participating in this year's Ski Odyssey!  You all skied 1,663kms! Prizes will be announced on facebook and the winners will be contacted directly.

(Ended) Submit Your Distance

How it Works
 

The La Ronge Nordic Ski Club Odyssey is an opportunity to explore the beautiful ski trails on your own over the course of a 4-week period from Feb. 19 - March 20, 2022. The Submit Distance link will be activated on the start date, around mid-February.

 

  • Submit your distance: When you're finished skiing your distance, submit your distance and time (optional) by clicking the button at the top of this page - bookmark this link for quick reference! 
     

  • Prizes! There will be a draw prize for each distance and age category, with a maximum of one entry per distance skied. Only ski club members are eligible for prizes (membership perks!).
     

  • You can ski multiple distances over the course of the 4-week time frame.
     

  • During last years event, club members skied a total of 3,367km! Can we beat last years total? Let's try to hit 4,000km this year! 

There are no supported checkpoints.
Bring what you need to stay hydrated, warm and safe!

Cost

  • Free for everyone - the club encourages everyone to get out and get active! But if you want your distance to be officially recognized and be eligible for the Perks down below you must be a ski club member!

  • Purchase your ski club membership here"What do I get for my membership?"

  • While there is no registration cost, donations are happily accepted. To donate, please send an e-transfer to larongenordic@gmail.com with "donation" in the Memo section.
     

Members-Only Perks!

You gotta be a ski club member to get the perks!

  • Prize draws for each distance category.

  • Achievement posted to the LRNSC website.

  • Certificate commemorating your achievement.

  • Purchase your ski club membership here"What do I get for my membership?"
     

Age Categories

  • U12

  • Age 12-17

  • Age 18+

Distance & Trails​

 

**FREE-TECHNIQUE UNLESS OTHERWISE INDICATED** 

Nut Point:

 

*All distances start/finish from the yellow gate:
 

  • 2 km:  Nut Point gate to the end of loop 3 and back. 

  • 8 km:  Nut Point gate to Checkpoint 1 and back. 

  • 16 km:  Nut Point gate to Checkpoint 2 and back. 

  • 30 km:  Nut Point gate to Checkpoint 3 and back on the Hornet Bay trail (classic only).

  • 48 km:  Nut Point gate to the Summit clockwise and back. 

Don Allen:

*All distances start/finish at the 'timing booth' at the Don Allen stadium (little brown booth opposite the main chalet).

  • Midway Lake loop,10km: from the stadium out to Midway Lake and back.

  • Midway Lake loop,15km: from the stadium out to Midway Lake and back via the Summit.

Checkpoint 3 Parking Lot (where it meets the Saskaloppet trail on HWY 102):

  • 4km: to Hornet Bay South Shore - Return - Ski north to Checkpoint 3 and down the Hornet Bay trail to Hornet Bay - cross the bay to the south shore and return.

  • 11km: to Don Allen - Return - Ski north past Checkpoint 3 to highway 102 adjacent to Don Allen parking lot and return.

  • 14km: Hornet Bay Loop - From the trail-head skiing clockwise towards Checkpoint 3 to Checkpoint 2 and back to start.

  • 16km: to Checkpoint 2 - Return - Ski south to Checkpoint 2 and return

Timing

  • Timing is on the honour system, with times measured from when you leave the yellow gate at Nut Point to when you return to the gate.

  • Timing is optional.  If you choose not to submit a time, records will simply indicate “no time recorded”.

Rules and Advice​

  1. Skiers “ski at their own risk”.  

  2. There are no supported checkpoints.  Bring what you need to stay hydrated, warm and safe!
     

Questions?​

Contact Gabe Andrews or Heather Bernardin