SASKALOPPET DISTANCE DETAILS

Even the youngest skiers can take part in the fun and excitement of the Saskaloppet with our mascot, Ragnar the Raven. Hot dogs and drinks will be at Peanut Grove located near the finish line.  The Jackrabbit Glide starts and finishes at the Nut Point Campground.  Parents or chaperones are responsible for transporting Jackrabbit skiers to the start/finish line at the Campground.  Ample vehicle parking is available in a parking lot adjacent to the start/finish.

2km Orano Jackrabbit Glide

Start: 10 a.m. Saturday March 7th, 2020

Skiers wanting to see just a bit more of Lac La Ronge can sign up for the Lake Challenge. Skiers in the 7-km Lake Challenge are welcome to stop at Peanut Grove for hotdogs and drinks before they retrace their route across the lake ice to reach the finish line and warm up with a bowl of chili.

7km Orano Lake Challenge

Start: 10 a.m. saturday March 7th, 2020

Novice loppeters or those out for a shorter day will enjoy this tour through the boreal forest to Checkpoint 1 and back for a hot bowl of chili.

12km Eagle Point Precambrian Passage

Start: 10 a.m. Saturday March 7th, 2020

Skiiers in the Air Ronge Challenge will travel to Checkpoint 2 on Nut Bay.  They will then retrace their route home to La Ronge and a hot bowl of chili.

20km Air Ronge Challenge

Start: 10 a.m. Saturday March 7th, 2020

Test yourself on the moderately challenging section of the Saskaloppet Trails, with ravens as your guide to Checkpoint 3. Retrace your route back to La Ronge for a well-deserved hot bowl of chili.

35km Raven's Tradition

Start: 10 a.m. Saturday March 7th, 2020

The SaskEnergy Enduro is the Saskaloppet's main event meant to attract the physically fit and/or determined loppeteer. Enduros travel 24km north to reach the Don Allen Trails where they will ski an 8km loop that will bring them to "the Summit".  After enjoying the Summit's grand view of Lac La Ronge, they will have a good downhill run that starts them on their journey home 

56km SaskEnergy Enduro

Start: 8:30 a.m. Saturday March 7th, 2020

The Cree word kupesewin means "stop-over".  The Kupesewin events are 2 day events that allow endurance skiers to recreate the experiences of early winter travellers with an overnight, wilderness camp-out. 

 

The Kupesewin events are limited to the first 25 registered skiers combined.

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52km and 77km Robertson Trading Kupesewin Events

Start: 12:30 p.m. Friday March 6th, 2020

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