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35th Annual Don Allen Saskaloppet

On Friday, March 1st, and Saturday, March 2nd, 2019, the La Ronge Ski Club and the La Ronge community will welcome hundreds of skiers to the 35th annual Don Allen Saskaloppet in Lac la Ronge Provincial Park.  Now an established Saskatchewan tradition, the Saskaloppet is well known for its enthusiastic volunteers, expertly groomed classic and skate trails, and the rugged beauty of the Park’s boreal forest and Precambrian Shield landscape

Registration for all Saskaloppet events will be online at Search “Saskaloppet” on Zone 4. Registration deadline is February 26th. Event options and fees will be set out in the online registration form.  Click on the link on this page to go to registration.

Ski Options

1. 5-km ORANO Jackrabbit Glide
2. 7-km ORANO Lake Challenge 
3. 12-km Precambrian Passage 
4. 20-km Air Ronge Challenge  
5. 38-km Raven's Tradition 
6. 56-km Sask Energy Enduro
7. 52-km and 77-km Robertson Trading Kupesewin

All registrations are to be made online at with the deadline on Monday, February 26th.

Pick a distance that works for you and enjoy a great day of skiing!

The Don Allen Saskaloppet is a timed event.  Finish times are all recorded on skiers’ finishing certificates.  Finish times will also be posted on www.zone4.caand posted to the Saskaloppet website’s archived results.

Support Checkpoints
Friendly volunteers at conveniently located checkpoints provide food, refreshments, shelter, encouragement, a warm fire, first aid and toilets. If necessary, you may leave the trail at any checkpoint and be transported back to La Ronge. Be sure to dress appropriately for winter conditions

For more information, skiers may click on the 2018 Saskaloppet brochure on this site.  They may also telephone the Don Allen Saskaloppet Chair, TBA, at (306) 425-7328 (days) or (306) 425-2807 (evenings) or e-mail the Don Allen Saskaloppet Committee at

Earlier Event: February 23
2019 Canada Winter Games
Later Event: March 2
Sundog Challenge - CANCELLED