Canada’s premier classic-style cross country ski festival!
Enjoy a celebration of cross country skiing and Nordic Legends. The Birkie is Western Canada’s Premier Nordic Ski Event and one of only three Birkebeiner Loppets in the world – Norway and the USA host the other two. Formed in 1985, the Birkie continues the tradition of honouring perseverance, courage and fortitude…as well as lots of Nordic Fun for the whole family!
Cooking Lake – Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area, East of Edmonton, Alberta
Get outdoors, get active and embrace winter!
Join the Canadian Birkebeiner Society for recreational and competitive cross country ski events.
Read their Birkie Covid Protocols.
Events being held on:
February 12 – 21, 2021
4, 8, 13, 31 and 55 km Virtual Canadian Birkie. Your pace, your place.
February 12, 13 and 14, 2021
55 km with pack Torskeklubben Birkebeiner, Islet Lake Staging Area Sold Out
55 km Birkie Lite, Islet Lake Staging Area Sold Out
31 km Imperial Oil Birkie Tour, Waskahegan Staging Area Sold Out
1, 3 km Barnebirkie family ski, Silver Skate at Hawrelak Park Postponed
February 15, 2021
13 km Global Edmonton Mini Birkie, Waskahegan Staging Area Sold Out
For more information visit their website https://canadianbirkie.com/