8 cross-country ski courses will be presented for the 41st anniversary of the Gatineau Loppet on Saturday February 16th and Sunday February 17th. Courses from 2km to 51km in classic and free technique will satisfy all types of skiers. Note that 2 linear races of 51km will be the main features at P17 in the La Pêche Municipality. The two courses will cut through Gatineau Park north to south amidst enchanting landscapes!
This year, the Gatineau Loppet will feature 3 snowshoe races for the 41st anniversary of the event. 2km, 5km and 10 km will be presented on Sunday February 17th and the Gatineau Loppet will also host the Canadian 10 km snowshoe championship.
Fat bike races will be featured in collaboration with OMBA (Ottawa Mountain Bike Association), on Saturday February 16th at the club de golf Hautes-Plaines in Gatineau. 10km, 20km and 40km races will be part of the 2019 program.
Contest for cross-country skiing events
Tourisme Outaouais has just launched a contest to promote cross-country skiing events! The contest will run from October 15th to November 15th. Sign up for one or both of these winter celebrations and you could win the registration fee, accommodation and meals for two participants. https://www.tourismeoutaouais.com/en/contest-cross-country-ski/
Gatineau Loppet 2019 Registration Now Open!
Registrations for the next edition are officially open and we invite you to go to the Gatineau Loppet Web site at www.gatineauloppet.com to register and take advantage of the limited specials. Please note the substantial discounts for participants who register before December 10th, 2018. For past editions, the Gatineau Loppet was very popular, with record participation rates, and the number of …
A change in location for the Gatineau Loppet!
The tornado which hit the National Capital region produced extensive damage to the Mont-Bleu high school, which served as the venue for the previous Gatineau Loppet editions. Therefore, we will be unable to use this location for the 2019 edition. Our team is actively looking for a new location to host the event in February, …
The City of Gatineau
As the Gatineau Loppet’s biggest partner, the City of Gatineau is a paradise for skiers and sports fans. Offering high quality facilities for amateur and professional athletes, Gatineau regularly hosts large-scale sporting events.