Becoming a member of the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation is the perfect way to join us in furthering our mission of hosting world class events, promoting a healthy and active lifestyle for people of all ages and abilities, and to maintain the extensive Birkie trail system. In addition to providing you the opportunity to run for our Board of Directors and cast your own vote for the annual election, you’ll receive a variety of perks based on your membership level. Your membership is greatly appreciated. Join us and help spread Birkie Fever!


Membership Benefits

  • Early notification for our Premium Parking at the Birkie start
  • A limited edition American Birkebeiner year pin.
  • 10% discount on regularly priced merchandise purchased in the Hayward Birkie office.
  • Annual subscription to the Birch Scroll, the Official Publication of the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation.
  • Annual subscription to the Carpe Skiem, the monthly electronic newsletter of the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation.
  • Opportunity to vote for the Board of Directors of the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation who represent you on topics including race operations, skier development, Birkie Trail development and Foundation programs, as well as the opportunity to run for the Board yourself!
  • Invitation to the Annual Meeting of the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation which is held in early August every year.
  • Invitation to Trail Work Days and special events.
  • Heartfelt thanks from all of us here at ABSF as well as from your fellow ABSF supporters!
  • The Foundation’s 501(c)(3)-tax status assures that your contribution is tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowable. Please consult your tax professional for details.

Membership Levels

You have several membership options for joining the ABSF, each with its own cost, benefits and perks. There are three membership types to choose from: Individual, Family or Business. Each type offers your choice of three levels: Birkie Fever, Birkie Enthusiast, or Birkie Supporter. Membership in the ABSF runs annually from April 1 – March 31. Take a look at the great benefits below and choose the option that is best for you!

Cost/PerksBirkie SupporterBirkie EnthusiastBirkie Fever





Base Benefits*Base Benefits*Base Benefits*
Member CapMember Cap
Ski Trail PassSki Trail Pass
ABSF Member Jacket





Base Benefits*Base Benefits*Base Benefits*
2 Member Caps2 Member Caps
Family Ski Trail PassFamily Ski Trail Pass
2 ABSF Member Jacket





Base Benefits*Base Benefits*Base Benefits*
Annual PosterAnnual PosterAnnual Poster
2 Ski Trail Passes2 Ski Trail Passes
2 Member Caps2 ABSF Member Jacket

*Base Benefits include:

  • Membership from April 1 – March 31
  • Early notification of Premium Parking at the start
  • Annual pin
  • Thank you note & name on website
  • 10% off in-store Birkie Gear
  • Carpe Skiem & Birch Scroll subscriptions
  • Invitation to Annual Meeting
  • Run for Board/1 vote (Family membership: 2 votes)

*Birkie Fever Membership Level Jacket

  • OGIO® Endurance Velocity Jacket
  • Designed for Active Pursuits like Running & Cycling
  • Mens & Womens sizes
  • Water & Wind Resistant
  • Ultra-Breathable & Lightweight
  • Reflective Details
  • Zoned Ventilation
  • Side-back Zippered Pocket
  • Tail-hem with Drawcord & Toggle


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