Ashwabay Summit Race

Saturday, February 3, 2018

Mt. Ashwabay Ski & Recreation Area 3 miles South of Bayfield, WI

A community run cross country ski race. Funds raised promote youth development programs, and quality trail grooming.

  • 3.5k Middle School/ Youth – 9:30am
  • 7k High School Skate- 10:15am
  • 21k Adult Pursuit- 11:00am
  • 10k Adult Classic – 11:00am
  • 11k Adult Skate – 11:00am
  • 0.5k Kids Race (Free) – 12:00pm

8:15AM-9AM – Registration and bib pick up at Mt. Ashwabay

*Due to weather and/or course conditions, the start may be delayed, race distances changed, or the event cancelled.


Community Programs involved include: Ashwabay Outdoor Educational Foundation, 4-H CANSKI, and Friends of Lake Superior Nordic Trails.

For more information about the 2018 Summit Nordic Cross Country Ski Race, Registration and Awards see the Ashwabay-summit-brochure

RACES – The Mt. Ashwabay Summit Race offers 3.5 youth, 7k high school skate, 21k adult pursuit race (world cup style, transition area to switch skis and poles),  10k adult classic, 11k adult skate, and 0.5k fun race for kids 8 and under. All races start and finish at the Mt. Ashwabay Chalet. Classic and skating lanes are provided throughout the skate courses. Middle school racers are encouraged to do the 3.5k race. High school racers are encouraged to do the 7k skate race.

START – There may be wave starts for the adult races if there are enough participants to warrant it. Wave assignment will be based on skier age on race day.

  • 18 and under
  • 19 to 39
  • 40 and older

*Race officials may modify wave starts as needed to safely & efficiently run the event.

TIMING – Timing services provided by READY*SET*GO Timing and by iTiming. Results will be posted at the Mt. Ashwabay Chalet following the races, and at