This classic race will showcase the best Kelowna has to offer in outdoor recreation. From stunning Nordic trail networks, down back roads overlooking the valley vistas and the beautiful Okanagan Lake to winding vineyard roads past world renowned wineries, creek side and lake side running trails finished with a paddle on the picturesque lake. Participants will Nordic ski, snowshoe trail run,mountain bike, road bike, road run and finally paddle across the finish line in downtown Kelowna in front of the Tree Beer Institute, bringing you the first annual Ski2Tree. A range of categories provides an opportunity for both competitive athletes as well as fun loving thrill seekers to compete in another one of our kick arse events!
It is important to highlight that 100% of the net proceeds of this Series are donated to a not for profit society that supports local youth – The Youth Outdoor Recreation Society. (Y.O.R.S) provides affordable programs for mainstream and at-risk youth in the Okanagan to participate in outdoor recreation, education and leadership activities. Community Support is very important to our company, we believe strongly that giving back to the community creates more opportunity and success for everyone, and where better to start then by exposing our kids to all the things we cherish about this valley. There is no better classroom than the great outdoors.
3000' Elevation Change-120K
1-7 Person Teams
100% of the net proceeds of this Series are donated to a not for profit society that supports local youth – The Youth Outdoor Recreation Society. (Y.O.R.S)
March 15th 2020
Pre Race Meeting
We will host a pre-race meeting in a location to be announced soon. if it is your first time doing the race, it is recommended that you, or a representative of your team, attend.
Check in will take place Saturday afternoon.
Start and Finish
The race starts at 8am at the Kelowna Ski and Snowshoes club. Your race is officially finished once you or your team crosses the finish line at the Tree Brewery!
Click here for a link to our Ski2Tree Race Course Map on Google. This map has been created to enable participants to study the course pre-race. Please note that stage and course details may vary depending on weather conditions.
Kayak Rental Rates
Pre-race practice rentals available. Boats delivered to start line on race day.
Please contact us if you require other equipment rentals. We can help you organize snowshoe, mountain bike or road bike rentals. These all may be great options for those athletes that are traveling to do the race!
You must download and sign the Hoodoo Racing Waiver and bring it to check in at the pre-race meeting.
Download Race waiver here
You will not receive your race pack or number without a signed waiver.
Categories and Rules:
• Solo Women, Men and Juniors (18 – 19 years of age)
• Open Women and Men Teams
• Open Mixed: teams of 5 to 7 must consist of at least 2 females.
• Recreational: Any recreational teams placing top 3 will automatically by be transferred to an open category.
• Corporate: employees or relatives of employees must compete in at least 4 stages of the race
• Masters: All members must be 40 years of age or over as of race day
• Junior: All members must be over 13 and under 19 years of age. Teams must consist of no fewer than 4 members, with no member competing in more than 2 stages of the race. Juniors aged 18-19 may compete as a solo or in teams of 2 or 3.
Entering under a category is now mandatory. Prizes will be given for each category.
Facts and Rules:
Solo participants must provide their own support crews at each transition to look after the participants equipment. Volunteers will NOT be responsible for storing or handling equipment either before, or after each leg of the race
A special area will be designated at each transition zone for solo participants, and must be used by the solo participants.
If you are an orphan (looking for a team to join), or need an orphan (extra person to complete your team), please contact us. We always have athletes ready to join teams!