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35th Annual Lake Placid Loppet and Kort Loppet

skiers moving along trail
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Cost: Race Registration Varies

The Lake Placid Loppet is one of the classic events of its kind in the US. This citizens XC ski race has a tradition dating back to the early 80's and thousands can lay claim to finishing the race during the course of those 3 decades. Taking place on the Olympic trails of Mt. Van Hoevenberg Recreation Area, the Loppet consists of two distance races - one 50K and one 25K (or Kort). Even the recreational touring skiers are welcome to participate at a less strenuous pace.

Race Start Times

  • 50km - Classic Technique Loppet - 9:00 a.m.
  • 25km - Classic Technique Kort Loppet - 9:00 a.m.
  • 50km - Free Technique Loppet - 10:30 a.m.
  • 25km - Free Technique Kort Loppet - 10:30 a.m.
  • 12.5km - Citizen's Challenge Race - 1:00 p.m.
  • 6km - Citizen's Challenge Race - 1:00 p.m.
  • 3km - Citizen's Challenge Race - 1:15 p.m.

Race Registration

Jan. 1 - Mar. 14, 2018

  • Cost: $85
  • 2017/18 Mt. Van Ho Seasons Pass Holder: $75
  • High School/College Student: $45

In person

  • Cost: $100
  • 2017/18 Mt. Van Ho Seasons Pass Holder: $90
  • High School/College Student: $60

2017/18 Citizen's Challenge Registration Fee

  • Cost: $25
  • 2017/18 Mt. Van Ho Seasons Pass Holder: $20
  • High School/College Student: $20

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