2021 Virtual FUN TROLL LOPPET

The Castlegar Nordic Ski Club Annual Fun “Troll Loppet” Cross Country Ski Marathon is going VIRTUAL for 2021! In appreciation to our new and returning members the event will be FREE of charge to participate.

To participate:

  1. Choose the loppet length you want to participate in (maps and directions are located below).
  2. Between February 12th and February 20th, complete the course of your choice.
  3. Submit your name & the course length you did by midnight February 20th, 2021 to [email protected]
  4. OPTIONAL: Take pictures along the way!
  5. OPTIONAL: Post your pictures on Facebook and Instagram using #TrollLoppet21 or send your pictures to [email protected]

    The names and pictures of participants may be published on this website or on our Facebook Group and Instagram account.

    Good luck!! Safe Skiing! Have fun!! Watch out for the Troll!!
2km (Super Mini Trolls)
2km route: Around Mud Lake
CLICK HERE FOR THE 2km MAP
5km (Mini Trolls)
5km route: START (Viking Centre) –> Ben Shaw –> Mud Lake via Equipment Area -> around Mud Lake clockwise–> Ben Shaw–> Short Loop–> Booty’s–> FINISH (Viking Centre) FINISH (Viking Centre)
CLICK HERE FOR THE 5km MAP
8km (Tiny Trolls)
8km route: START (Viking Centre) –> Booty’s –>Ben Shaw loop –> FINISH (Viking Centre)
CLICK HERE FOR THE 8km MAP

10km (Super Trolls)
10km Route: (Viking Centre) –> Booty’s –> Short Loop –> Ben Shaw –> Rossland-Paulson –> Huckleberry –> Pine –> Ben Shaw –> Short Loop –> Booty’s –> FINISH (Viking Centre)
CLICK HERE FOR THE 10km MAP
16km (Mega Trolls)
16km Route: START (Viking Centre) –> Booty’s –> Mid Loop –> Ben Shaw –> Rossland-Paulson –> Huckleberry –> Snowberry –> Old Growth –> (down) Ridge –> Booty’s –> FINISH (Viking Centre)
CLICK HERE FOR THE 16km MAP
20km (Bronze)
20km Route: START (Viking Centre) –> Booty’s –> Mid Loop –> Ben Shaw –> Rossland Paulson –> Ivar –> (down) Glenmerry –> Pine –> Snowberry –> (down) Seal Creek –> (up) Pine –> (down) Huckleberry –> (down) Rossland-Paulson — (right) Ben Shaw –> FINISH (Viking Centre)
CLICK HERE FOR THE 20km MAP
30km (Silver)
30km Route: START (Viking Centre) –> Booty’s –> Ben Shaw –> Rossland-Paulson –> Connector –> Winterberry –> (up) Glenmerry –> Lamb Creek –> Rossland-Paulson –> Ivar –> Glenmerry –> Pine –>Snowberry –> Old Growth –> (down) Ridge –> Ben Shaw –> (up) Pine –> (up) Seal Creek –> Snowberry –> (down) Pine –> Huckleberry -> Rossland-Paulson –> Zig Zag –> Mud Lake –> FINISH (Viking Centre)
CLICK HERE FOR THE 30km MAP
40km (Gold)
40km Route: START (Viking Centre) –> Booty’s –> Ben Shaw –> Rossland-Paulson –> Connector –> Winterberry –> Gloryview –> Norwegian –> Glenmerry –> Pine –> Snowberry –> Old Growth –> (down) Ridge –> Ben Shaw –> (up) Pine –> (up) Seal Creek –> Snowberry –> (down) Pine –> Hucklebery –> Rossland-Paulson –> Zig Zag –> Mud Lake –> FINISH (Viking Centre)
CLICK HERE FOR THE 40km MAP