Ski de SheSki with friends. Ski for health. Ski with confidence.

Join us for the first ever Ski de She, a ski event created just for women! Participate in the entire 3-day camp or register for the race on Saturday. The Ski de She camp is limited to 100 women – don’t wait to register!

Ski de She is a time for women to come together to expand their skills, build race confidence, and connect with fellow women skiers.

Kikkan Randall speakinfSpecial Guest Kikkan Randall

We are honored to announce that 5-Time Olympian, Olympic & World Champion, “Get-Activist” and Active Mom, Kikkan Randall will be participating in the inaugural Ski de She weekend. In addition to her long list of athletic pursuits, Kikkan brings her real-world experience as a mom, cancer-survivor, and engaged community member to the table.

3-Day Camp – limited to 100 women! 10/6 update – the Ski de She camp is currently full. Register to be placed on the waitlist. 

Throughout the weekend camp attendees will enjoy health and wellness workshops, hear from ski industry experts, and dine on delicious food and drink to fuel the weekend. Includes race entry.  All participants must be 18 years of age or older to register for the Ski de She Camp.

  • Indoor & outdoor sessions
  • Swix wax clinic
  • Saturday races
  • Post-race party & happy hour
  • Recovery yoga

Race Only

Don’t have time for the 3-day camp? Join us for the Ski de She races only on Saturday, January 28 at 10:00am at the Birkie Trailhead in Cable, WI. A women-only race is the perfect place to build your race confidence in an encouraging, yet competitive environment!

All participants must be 13 years of age or older on race day to register for the 20k or 30k.


2023 Ski de She Camp and Race Registration is open!

 September 12 through October 13October 14 through December 1December 2 through January 5January 6 until January 28
Ski de She CAMP
*Race registration included
$300$300- Camp is full, join the waiting list!$300- Camp is full, join the waiting list!$300- Camp is full, join the waiting list!
Ski de She RACE$65$75$85$95

Venue Directions and Parking

Getting There

All of the camp activities and races will take place at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead.  Arrive at the start from Telemark Rd- take Hwy M east from Cable, take a right (south) on Telemark Rd., and follow the signs to parking and/or bib pick-up.  Exit the start/finish area on McNaught Rd.  There is ample parking at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead.


Camp Schedule

The Ski de She camp is a time to come together to learn more about cross country skiing, health, training, and community. This camp is reserved for women only.  All participants must be 18 years of age or older to register for the Ski de She Camp.

Friday, January 27

  • 1:00pm: Meet and Greet
  • 1:30-5:30pm: Indoor and Outdoor sessions (exact agenda announced this fall)
  • 6:00pm: Dinner
  • 7:00pm: Waxing for race day presented by Swix

Saturday, January 28

  • 8:00am: Breakfast provided by Backroads and Race Prep Discussion
  • 9:30am: Race Warm-up
  • 10:00am: Ski de She Race
  • 12:00-2:00pm: After Race Party
  • 1:00pm: Awards Ceremony
  • 2:00-4:00pm: Ski de She Camp Resumes
  • 4:00-5:30pm: Happy Hour – snacks, drinks, share your race stories with each other!

Sunday, January 29

  • 8:00am: Yoga
  • 9:00am: Breakfast provided by Backroads and Keynote Speaker presented by Fischer
  • 10:00-11:30am: On-snow Ski Time
  • 11:30am: Head home tired, happy, and full of plans to meet up with friends to ski!

Race Schedule

The race is included for all camp participants, but for those who don’t have time for a full weekend, join us for race day only!

Saturday, January 28

  • 8:00am: Bib Pickup Opens
  • 10:00am: Gear West 30K Skate Race
  • 10:05am: Backroads 20K Classic Race
  • 10:10am: Riverbrook 10K Open Technique Race
  • 12:00-2:00pm: After Race Party
  • 1:00pm: Awards Ceremony

Gear West 30k Skate

Gear West 30K Skate RaceTest your endurance against a competitive field of women. This event is tailored to both experienced racers & those who want to build their distance racing confidence.

Backroads 20k Classic

Take your classic skiing to the next level. Whether you want to challenge yourself in a new way, or just enjoy the trail and camaraderie, the 20k classic race is for you.

Riverbrook 10k Freestyle

Riverbrook 10K Open Technique RaceThe Riverbrook 10k Classic/Skate Race is a great option for women who are new to the racing scene and want to give racing a try in an encouraging, all-women setting.


Experience a fun course that traverses ski trails around the Mt. Telemark Village area. The course is a 10K loop that travels Birkie Trail, Mt. Telemark trails, and a few in between. Course map coming soon!


North Woods GetawayTelemark Northwoods Lodging

Ski de She events start and finish at the American Birkebeiner Trailhead, located about 17 miles north of Hayward, WI, the “Gateway to the Historic Northwoods” in the town of Cable, WI. Within driving distance from Duluth, MN 1:30, Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN 3:00, Madison, WI 4:50, and Chicago, IL 7:20.

Lodging Options

For more information, please visit our lodging page to view the different lodging options that are around the area.


Sponsors of the Ski de She Camp and Race

Gear West
Fluid Health and Fitness
Tattersall Distilling
Lynne Marie's Candies
Hayward Fitness Fanatics
Backroads Coffee
Vibes Bakery

Gold Circle Elite
Gold Level Sponsors of the Major Birkie Events Year-Round

Earth Rider Brewery
Hayward Area Memorial Hospital
GU Energy Gel
New Moon Ski Shop
Kwik Trip