2007 Lake Placid Loppet
Loppet

The Course

The Loppet and Kort-Loppet run on a slightly modified version of the 50km course constructed for the 1980 Winter Olympics making it one of the most challenging citizen races in the world. Skiers should consider carefully whether to enter the 25km or 50km event. To view the course map click here or for a printable PDF with written directions (800kb) click here.

Course Specifications

50km Loppet 2 x 25km loop
25km Kort-Loppet 1 x 25km loop
Height Difference 183m
Maximum Climb 69m
Total Climb 560m for Kort-Loppet
  1120m for Loppet

Start/Finish Area

Race start and finish is in the Cross Country Stadium. You will be required to verify your start wave by turning in a 3x5 card provided in your race packet as you enter the start corral.

All racers and spectators must park in the Cross Country parking lot. Warming areas, wax rooms, restrooms and post race refreshments will be available in the Cross Country Lodge.

Safety and Feeding Stations

Nordic ski patrol will be on course at all feeding stations and at additional locations. Please report injured skiers at the next feed station or to the first race official encountered. There is a complete first aid room at the Cross Country Lodge.

Feeding stations are located every 5km. Each feeding station will provide beverages and high energy foods.

 

CLASSIC TECHNIQUE SKIERS STARTING IN THE FREE TECHNIQUE RACES WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR CLASSIC RACE AWARDS

START POSITION IS DETERMINED BY A RACERS ABILITY BUT PREFERENCE IS GIVEN TO ELITE ATHLETES

 

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