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(Registration is via the City of Lakes Loppet)

COLL Ski Orienteering Meet

Date:  January 27, 2018
Location:  Minneapolis, MN
Courses:  Short and Long Ski-Orienteering Course
Start:  1:00 PM Mass Start


The Ski O is held in conjunction with the City of Lakes Loppet (COLL) Ski Festival.  It is one of 16 events held on the 27th of January.  The start location is coordinated by the race director and provided to the participants several days prior to the event.  This event requires basic map and compass skills and places an emphasis on route choice. 



Ski Orienteering Event with Long and Short Course Options.  Difficulty is easy to intermediate.  There is a 60 minute time limit for this event.  For information on Ski Orienteering, see our FAQ.



  • Registration is handled through the City of Lakes Loppet and closes on 3 February.  There is no day of registration.

  • Race Start: 1pm Mass Start at a location to be communicated by the race director.

  • Course Closure: 2pm



  • $17 Through January 4

  • $20 Through January 23

  • $30 Through January 27



North side of Lake Calhoun in Minneapolis, MN.  The Loppet Village is located at the Lake Calhoun Executive Center at 3033 Excelsior Boulevard, Minneapolis, MN 55416.

Event Updates

Visit our Event Updates Page for up-to-date information regarding the course, snow conditions, and event type.

ePunch Basics

For information on how to use an e-punch, visit our how-to on ePunch for Ski-O.

Snow Conditions / Cancellation

In the event that mother nature doesn't bless us with ample snow, we hold a foot Score-O in place of the Ski-O event.


It takes a handful of volunteers to make each of our events successful.  If you would like to learn more about volunteering, please see our Volunteering page.  And as a reward, you'll get a free race entry the next Regular event you choose.


Race Results

Race results are usually published within 24 hours of the event.  View our Race Results page to see the results.


Race Management

  • Race Director: John Daniels

  • Course Design: Peter Daniels / John Daniels



If you have any questions or comments about this event, please feel free to Contact Us.


(Registration is via the City of Lakes Loppet)

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