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Gatineau Loppet: Don’t miss the greatest international cross-country ski event in Canada
An event awaited by all recreational and elite skiers, the Gatineau Loppet, an international cross-country ski competition, will take place from February 14 to 16, 2020 and will also feature snowshoe and snow bike races.
Enjoy a full weekend of skiing in Gatineau
Recreational and elite skiers gather at the Gatineau Loppet event to cross the trails of Gatineau Park as part of this international cross-country ski competition. Nearly 2500 skiers of all ages and levels come together, the majority of whom come from the Outaouais region and Canada. Nearly 15% come from abroad, mainly from the United States but also from France, Finland, Germany, Norway, Russia and Japan.
The Gatineau Loppet will take place from February 14 to 16, 2020 inclusively. It will offer 8 cross-country ski races, 3 snowshoe races and 3 fat bike races. A meal is offered after the race and a ski show is organized during the weekend, the XC Ski Show.
To register or get more information on the schedule, click here.
A warm stay in a very well-located hotel in Gatineau
Best Western PLUS Gatineau-Ottawa is located just a few minutes’ walk from downtown Ottawa and 6 minutes from Old Hull, where there are countless restaurants, bars and cafés. Do you prefer long walks? The ByWard Market is located 20 minutes’ walk from the hotel, it is an important historical site in Canada, and a famous place in Ottawa where you can find delicious pastries, pubs, small shops and amenities of all kinds. Do you prefer proximity to nature? Best Western PLUS Gatineau-Ottawa is a few minutes’ drive from Gatineau Park, a major attraction in the Outaouais region to satisfy adventurers and hiking enthusiasts!
Photo credit: Gatineau Loppet (www.gatineauloppet.com)