Gatineau Loppet

The Gatineau Loppet organizing committee is just completing the final preparations as it gets ready to officially open the doors to École secondaire Mont-Bleu at 5 p.m., and to welcome the thousands of skiers from around the region and from 20 other countries around the world. The 37th edition of the biggest cross-country skiing event in Canada will be taking place in Gatineau Park this weekend, which will be filled with races for not only elite but all levels of skiers.

Winter’s knocking at the door! Local skiers are thrilled at the sight of the first snowfall of the last few days and the prospect of the upcoming cross-country season in Gatineau Park. The Gatineau Loppet organizing committee is all ready to tackle the 37th edition of the biggest cross-country ski event in Canada, which will be taking place on February 13, 14 and 15, 2015.

 EARLY BIRD REGISTRATIONS You have until this OCTOBER 31st, 2014 to save UP TO 40% on registration fees of the Gatineau Loppet (best price of the 2015 edition!) Make a group registration and get 10% off or also ski two races and receive a 25% discount (applicable to 27 and 51 55 km). REGISTER ONLINE NOW! SNOWSHOE RACES AT THE GATINEAU LOPPET ! Are you ready for a great snowshoe challenge? Again this year, the Gatineau Loppet has developed...

Winter may not yet be officially here, but local cross-country skiers are thrilled with the sneak preview. They have been out in force in Gatineau Park, enjoying the delightful gift of snow over the last few days: just in time to set the mood for the official launch of the 36th edition of the Gatineau Loppet, the biggest cross-country skiing event in Canada, which will run from February 14 to 16, 2014.

Cross Country Canada and the Gatineau Loppet announce the 2014 Canadian Long Distance Loppet Championships “We are fortunate to be able to partner with the Gatineau Loppet to introduce this exciting new event to our calendar”, commented Dave Dyer, CCC events director.  “We are using the skate race for the Championships this season to balance the 50 km classic distance race at the Haywood Ski Nationals in Corner Brook.  We will alternate each season, using a point to...