MAT-SU SKI CLUB

Maintaining Trails, Building Trails, and Promoting Nordic Skiing in the southern Mat-Su Valley
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College Races at GPRA

Wednesday, February 20th!

The Alaska Anchorage Invitational 5km and 10km freestyle (skate) races will be hosted by the Mat-Su Ski Club at GPRA. 10km race at 11am, 5km at noon.

This is a Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association event; some of the best college racers in the country will be competing.

This will be the second FIS-sanctioned race held at GPRA this season. The race Technical Director may choose to close the race course to the public for a few hours; but the Pioneer Loop and the Terrain Park, as well as the bike and hiking trails, will always be open.

We need a few volunteers starting at 10:30am. Contact us if you can help.

Northern Lights Community Race Series

Wednesday Night Series continues until February 27th.

Set records, or just cruise with a bib on.

Wednesday evenings, 7pm at GPRA, $5 entry.

1.5k or 2.5 or 5k  skate or classic.

NLCRS Results

The Mat-Su Ski Club offers Lessons for all levels of cross country skiers, every Saturday morning until March 9th.

Pre-register or just show up. GPRA is the usual location.

10am classic, 12 noon skate.

Sign up for adult ski lessons Remind to get a text when the location is not GPRA. This is a different Remind than the Junior Nordics Remind!

Thanks to everybody who participated in the

Mat-Su Ski for Women

You helped raise over $4300 for Alaska Family Services!

Please remember the Mat Su Ski Club when you apply for your PFD this year. We appreciate your continued generosity. All of your donation to the Mat-Su Ski Club goes to our community-owned trails.

Recent Donors

Thanks to the Rasmuson Foundation for matching Elizabeth Ripley’s $500 donation.

And thanks to Jinny Cooper for motivating us to update the Moose Range map and donating $100.


Region III High School Nordic Ski Championship Races were on February 8-9, Friday and Saturday at GRPA.

Some of the GPRA trails were closed during the races, fortunately Archangel Road and the Moose Range were both well-groomed (and busy!) alternatives.

Mat-Su Championships

Middle and High School Nordic Ski Races were held at GPRA on Saturday, February 16th.

ClubCam at GPRA

Trail Pins Support Grooming

Do you enjoy the ski trails in the Mat-Su Valley?

The Mat-Su Ski Club maintains and grooms Nordic trails at:


Your contributions help make this possible.

Thanks to Our Sponsors

Mat-Su Ski Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

P.O. Box 364, Palmer, AK 99645

(907) 745-7547    info@matsuski.org