Kachemak Women’s Nordic (KWN)

Welcome to Kachemak Women’s Nordic & Master’s Co-ed 2019/2020

New for 2019-20: Kachemak Women’s Nordic now welcomes both men and women to participate for the entire 16 week season!


Our commitment is to building a community of athletes of all levels. No matter your ski ability, fitness, or age, the workouts are designed for every individual to improve their xc ski technique and strength. As part of the KWN philosophy, we aim to share the experience of learning, challenging ourselves, and supporting each other’s athletic goals. KWN strives to be a fun, supportive environment for adults of all abilities to inspire each other and to build camaraderie through a shared joy of skiing and fitness.

Weekly Workout Notifications

Weekly workouts are sent out via email every Sunday. Please make sure the coaches have your current email address! If you have registered for the program but are not receiving the weekly emails, you can update your email address via the contact form on our webpage ( Workouts are also posted to the webpage under the tab “Weekly Workouts”. Weekly workouts will be password-protected starting Nov. 19th. Passwords will be sent out each week via email. The program also has a Facebook page that is used for event reminders and for members to communicate among themselves. We highly encourage all members to use the Kachemak Women’s Nordic Facebook page particularly if you are looking for others to join you on your own ski, etc


The season workouts will be held 4 days a week: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. During dryland season

Before there is snow,  practices will be held:

Tuesday 2-3:30 pm,

Wednesday 12-1:30 pm,

Friday 12-1:30 pm, and

Saturday 10 am -12 pm.

Once the snow flies, practices will be held from

Tuesday 2-4 pm,

Wednesday 12-2 pm,

Friday 12-2 pm, and

Saturday 10 am -12 pm.

Any time variations will be announced in the weekly workout notifications. KWN offers a “weekends-only” option for participants who are unable to attend the weekday practices.

The schedule for the season is as follows:

KWN season:

November 1st – December 21st: dryland training (skiing will start as soon as there is snow!)

December 22nd – January 6th: holiday break (no practice)

January 7th- March 15th: ski technique & training

KWN scheduled ski events:

Saturday, November 2nd, 5:30 pm:  Start of the Season Social, Grace Ridge Brewery

Sunday, February 16th: Tour of Tsalteshi (Soldotna)- 20 or 40 K distances

Sunday, March 8th: Tour of Anchorage– 25, 40, or 50 K distances

Cost for Nov 1- March 15

You must be a KNSC member to join this program and to view the weekly workout schedules, but becoming a member is easy! Click this link to sign up first for KNSC  membership and then sign up for Kachemak Womens Nordic:
To have access to the weekly workouts, visit


For more information: contact Kathy Sarns: 907-435-7375