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The Icicle Double 2023 @ Government Peak Recreation Area

10690 N Mountain Trails Dr, Palmer, AK 99645

The Icicle Double is an annual two-day event held since 2013 on the weekend after Christmas. It is the Mat-Su Ski Club’s premier race of the season. This is a family fun AND competitive race ski event.

Welcome to the Mat-Su Ski Club’s 2023 Icicle Double!


Saturday, December 30, 2023 – Classic

Sunday, December 31, 2023 – Freestyle (Skate)


New this season – 5K, 7.5K, and 15K distances to choose from.

Bib pick-up times and day-of-race registration are 9:30 to 10:30 AM.

Click Here to Register
Prices for early registration ending on December 28th-
One Day $35
Both days $50
Prices between December 29th-race day
one day $50
both days $85
Student Price for Students (24 and under) must be a current student
one day $20
both days $30

You can choose any combination: both days or one day, and short or long distances.

Thinking of bringing a friend? Great news! Registrations are open until 10 AM on race day through the registration button found on this page.  It links to the Zone 4 registration page.

We’re using timing chips for this race. Head to the start line 10 minutes before your race to get your chip. Return these along with your bibs at the finish area.

After the race, join us in the Chalet for soup on Saturday and baked potatoes on Sunday and the chance to win some sleek prizes! The awards ceremony will be held in the Chalet at 12:30 PM.

Here’s your race day breakdown:

  • 15km Race: Wave 1 starts at 11:00 AM, Wave 2 at 11:02 AM
  • 7.5km Race: Wave 1 Begins at 11:30 AM, Wave 2 at 11:32 AM
  • 5km Race: Takes off at 11:45 AM. No Wave 2.

Previous year’s Race Results can be found at and here.

The 2023 Icicle Double is Sponsored by: