River View Loppet

  • Join us on Saturday, January 4, 2020 for the 25th annual River View Loppet Ski Race.

Races begin at 11 am.  There is a 2K Family Fun Tour;  10K & 24K Classic Race; and 10k & 24k Freestyle Races.


Please see this LINK, for a printable flyer and registration form.

Schedule / Registration

8 AM-10:00 a.m. Registration and bib pick-up at the New Ski Hut at After Hours Trail.

10:45 a.m. Events will start in the following order:

2.0K Family Fun Tour, mass start

11 AM -10K & 24K Classic starts by gender

24K Freestyle, starts by gender and age

10K Freestyle, starts by gender

Age groups with less than 20 may be combined.

1 PM until 2:30 p.m. luncheon and then awards at the Brule Town Hall.

Due to weather and/or course conditions, the start may be delayed, race distances changed, or the event cancelled. Sorry, there are no transfers or refunds of entry fees.


The top male and female finishers in each ski race will receive awards.

The top three male and female finishers for each age division in each ski race will receive awards.

All children participating in the the 5K Family Tour will receive awards.


Classic & Freestyle

For adult age divisions 16-18, 19-25, 26-35, 36-45, 46-55, 56-65, and 66+, there are 10k  and 24k classic and 10k and 24k freestyle.

For students ages 15 and under, there is a 10k classic and freestyle event, but no 24k freestyle category.

A Family Fun 2.0k tour is also offered for everyone, child or adult, with those 13 and under participating free.

All races start and finish at the After Hours Ski Trail ski hut. Classic and skate lanes are provided throughout the course.

For more information, call: 218-348-5200, or 218-590-3051


All ski races are wave starts by gender.  Most waves are 2 minutes apart.  The Men’s 24k Freestyle will start in two waves split by age group.

Results will be posted at the After Hours Trail head and the Brule Town Hall following the races.  Results will also be posted at www.skinnyski.com and www.brulexcski.com

Race Sponsors

Brule Valley Ski Club, Inc.
Brule River State Forest
Brule Lions Club

Contributing Businesses

Cragin machine Shop-Superior WI
North Bay Trading Company-Brule WI
Frost River Reliable Softwoods-Duluth MN
Security State Bank-Iron River, Brule & Port Wing
Brule River Classics-Brule WI
Continental Ski and Bike-Duluth MN
Ski Hut-Duluth MN
New Moon Ski & Bike-Hayward
River Brook bike & Ski -Hayward
White Winter Winery-Iron River

New Moon Ski & Bike -Hayward,

Bent Paddle Brewing-Duluth MN

Outdoor Ventures-Hayward

Earth Rider Brewery-Superior