Slumberland American Birkebeiner Cross-Country Ski Event

February 18, 2016 - February 21, 2016


North America's largest and most prestigious X-C ski marathon. 12,000 skiers of all ages, genders and nationalities participate in the 51K Birkebeiner, the 24K Kortelopet, Prince Haakon 13K, the children's Barnebirkie, Junior Birkie, Elite Sprints, and Family Fun Ski. Other fun events include the Barkie Birkie Skijor and Giant Ski Competition. The Birkie is a year-round lifestyle choice for thousands of outdoor fitness enthusiasts of all levels. From its signature ski race, the legendary American Birkebeiner--Title Sponsor, Slumberland Furniture--the Birkie has grown into an exciting array of fitness and recreational opportunities. The 107-kilometer Birkie Trail system attracts skiers, runners, bikers, trekkers, and hikers, from casual day-trippers to elite superstars. Located near Hayward and Cable, Wisconsin, the Birkie is now an outdoor sports mecca, a series of great races, a fitness destination, and a Lifestyle. SKI . RUN . BIKE . LIVE

Event Date Detail

Feb 18, 2016 - Feb 21, 2016

Trail Length (miles)

  • 51 km or 31.7miles

Cross-Country Skiing/Snowshoeing Trail Type

  • Groomed
  • Tracked
  • Hilly
  • Open
  • Wooded
  • Ski Skating

Ski Skating

  • Yes


  • Yes


  • Yes