Here is a partial list of loppets and races. Click on the links for more information. For a more complete listing, see the events schedule at Nordiq Alberta.

A loppet is meaningful to participants in different ways. For some it’s intense competition, for others it’s a relaxing way to spend a day outside, taking in the pristine beauty of the countryside or wilderness, and enjoying the homegrown entertainment and great food and drink at the rest stops along the trail.

Jan 23-31, 2021 Lake Louise to Banff Loppet Virtual Challenge www.Loppet.ca  Registration opens Jan 18. 

Jan 30, 31 2021 Nipika Loppet Cancelled

TBA Golden, BC Huckleberry Loppet Cancelled

TBA Crowsnest Pass Flight of the crows loppet

TBA West Bragg Creek 2.4 Hours of Adrenaline

Feb 12-15, 2021 Edmonton Canadian Birkebeiner 

TBA Field-Emerald Lake the Nordic Yoho Challenge

Feb 27, 2021 Peter Lougheed Prov Park Kananaskis Ski Marathon (Cookie race) Moved to Canmore Nordic Centre. 

Mar 7, 2021 Lake Louise Loppet Virtual edition.


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  1. Hi Bob,
    The Lake Louise Loppet is not cancelled of at least not completely. It is happening in a virtual edition this year. Registration is open on Calgary Ski Club page.

  2. It appears that the 2021 Cookie Race has been moved from PLPP to the Nordic Centre.

  3. Hi Bob,

    Cross Country Alberta changed its name to Nordic Alberta. The link with loppets has changed accordingly to https://nordiqalberta.ca/races/race-calendar/

  4. Elisabeth Beaubien

    are there any loppets around Edmonton happening in 2021?

  5. Grande Prairie is hosting a loppet on March 7th. Skate, classic OR snowshoe. Details at wapitinordic.com

  6. Thanks, Ron. That was a leftover from last winter. I’ve corrected it.

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