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KNSC Nordic Ski Marathon

March 1 - March 31

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This is the annual KNSC Nordic Ski Marathon, but VIRTUAL!

The trail is in from Lookout to Baycrest, but you can choose when in March is best for you!
Your registration for the 2021 KNSC Virtual Ski Marathon supports all the time and money spent creating this trail and earns the bonus of an amazing buff with artwork by Kathy Sarns!

If you love this trail (and all the others) please considering making additional Donations to our trail fund to keep that corduroy coming!

The 2021 KNSC virtual Ski Marathon is all about enjoying that amazing trail through the woods. Sign up, pick your day and enjoy your ski! Report your completion at https://forms.gle/22XFC5LR7Hov5P3AA to earn your buff. You can report:
– a time for the complete trail (following the maps/signs),
– or for a modified route (LO to Diamond Ridge only? or?),
– or just report that you finished.
Everyone that enjoys this trail is a winner this year!

Safety note: because this is a month-long event choose your ski day wisely. It will not be perfectly groomed every day and there will not be safety patrols if you get injured or break equipment. This trail does go into hard to access places as a big part of its appeal, so please be prepared accordingly.

Real Time Grooming Info

Aid stations: none, please plan accordingly

Covid Mitigation Plan:
This is a virtual event focused on maintaining social distance and prevention of the spread of COVID-19. Please do not complete this event in large groups.  Please wear a mask when not able to maintain social distancing.

Participants must abide by the Center for Disease Control (CDC)’s recommendations for the prevention of the spread of COVID-19 and attest to having read the CDC’s guidance at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/prevention.html . Participants must also follow local, state and federal regulations regarding preventing the spread of COVID-19.

Registration is available ONLINE AT THIS LINK.  

Course Map:

42-km race/tour:

2021MarathonSuggestedRoute and description downloadable pdf

Note About Refunds:
No refunds will be given for any reason, including race cancellation. All of the funds from the race go to KNSC for all of their activities, including trail work, grooming, and a variety of other activities which benefit trail users and skiers. Putting on the race involves a lot of costs, many of which are not recovered if the race is canceled. Refunding entry fees is not done by the other major American Ski Marathon races including those in Alaska.


March 1
March 31


Lookout Mountain Recreation Area
Harbinson Lane
Homer, AK 99603 United States