Alaska Ski for Women 2024

6998 Raspberry Rd, Anchorage, AK 99502, USA


The Alaska Ski for Women is North America’s largest women’s cross-country ski event, with close to 1,000 Alaska women coming together to celebrate skiing in beautiful Kincaid Park. On the first Sunday in February, women of all ages and abilities come out to ski approximately 4 km (2.4 miles), many in colorful costumes. The event supports the Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage and nonprofits working to stop domestic violence in Alaska.


Saturday, February 3rd: Friends and Family Ski


The 4 km course will be decorated all day; ski at your leisure! Individuals, families, and groups of all genders are invited to register and ski the decorated course - bring the whole family!


Sunday, February 4th: Main Event

Timed events on Sunday the 4th include classic and skate races, open to women, and girls. The party wave is open to women, girls, and boys under the age of 12. Sunday also features the costume and party wave!

Estimated event times

  • Freestyle (Skate): 10:30 am
  • Classic Race: 11:00 am
  • Costume Parade: 11:45 am (approximate; goes around the stadium)
  • Party Wave: 12:00 pm (approx)
  • Food trucks, silent auction, free massages, refreshments, and vendor booths: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Mimosa Reception from 11:00 am- 2:00 pm
  • *any participants from the timed events are welcome to join in for the party wave.


Why participate in the Alaska Ski for Women?

This is not only a FUN event, it is a FUNdraising event! The Alaska Ski for Women supports the Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage and Alaska non-profits working to end the cycle of domestic violence in our community. Proceeds from the event are granted to local nonprofits working to help stop domestic violence in Alaska. See the grants section for information about current grant awards and application information.


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