Early registration for 2018 Sonot Kkaazoot is open

Early online registration for the 2018 Sonot Kkaazoot events: 50 km classical technique, 50 km freestyle (FS), 40 km FS, and 20 km FS is OPEN. Just click on the “Register” page at the top of the Sonot Kkaazoot website, and you’ll be taken to the Nordic Ski Club of Fairbanks secure Wild Apricot site to sign up.

Consider a Sonot Kkaazoot entry as a holiday gift for yourself or your favorite nordic skier. It will be a great motivation to jump start training with the “Ski your age in kilometers” event on December 26, 2017.

Alan Delamere, 82 years young, has already signed up for the 50 km Sonot Kkaazoot. Why haven’t you? Check the “Entries” page for other frugal 2018 Sonot Kkaazoot participants.


Really Awesome Sonot Connector on Sunday

Thanks to the amazing Jeff Skeels, Fort Wainwright groomer, the Sonot Connector had been newly piston bully groomed on Sunday, 3 December 2017. It was so delightful that several of us decided to descend and climb the Sonot Connector twice.

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Above, Bernardo Hernandez, one of the Sonot Kkaazoot’s woodel makers, leads Dermot Cole up the Sonot Connector. Thanks, Jeff, for the fantastic ski yesterday.

Don’t forget the first of the Buetow Dental and Pangaea Health Distance Races (7.5 and 15 km CL) is scheduled for Saturday, 9 December 2017.  It’s time to start working on getting into condition for the 2018 Sonot Kkaazoot. Sign up here: