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Pine Needle Langlauf Nordic Ski Race

  • Durango Nordic Center 1 Skier Place Durango, CO, 81301 United States (map)

The Nordic Center’s toughest endeavour, the Pine Needle Langlauf freestyle event offers big climbs, scenic views, thrilling descents, excellent snow conditions, and an epic after party with friends new and old! 

New this Season!  Is Lang not long enough? Only for the super tough, introducing the Langerlauf, 50K.  Yep, down and up Boyce Lake and around the North Loop (may it live forever) five times! May the gods bless you.

Also new this year, the Langlauf is part of the brand new Southwest Nordic Race Series, three events in the San Juan Mountains region to crown the King and Queen of Nordic Skiing in the Southwest.

  • Pagosa Springs, CO | January 7 | Duathlon 7k Skate / 7k Classic 
  • Chama, NM | January 14 | Chama Chili Classic 18k Skate 
  • Telluride, CO | February 10 | Butch Cassidy Ski Chase 15k Chase
  • Durango, CO | February 17 | Langlauf 30k Skate

As with last year, return to the Nordic Center with live homegrown music from the Six Dollar String Band. Reward your accomplishment and enjoy the music with hot soup, fresh bread and beverages. Thank you Pine Needle Mountaineering, Animas Orthopedics, the Soup Palette, Stapleton Family, Coke, Ska and Carvers for your support. Prizes awarded to top male and female winners in open categories. Plus a HUGE raffle for all participants! 

Pick your poison. A Lauf for everyone! 

FEBRUARY 17, 2018: 
Langerlauf 50K  |  9:00 AM
Langlauf 30K  |  9:00 AM
Halftelauf 15K  |  9:30 AM
Mittellauf 7.5K  |  9:45 AM
Kurzlauf 4K  |  10:00 AM
Weniglauf 2K  |  10:00 AM


Location: Nordic Center
Online Registration Fees: Youth $15, Adult $30 (coming soon)
Race Day Registration Fees: Youth $25, Adult $40 (registration opens at 8:00 AM)

Earlier Event: February 11
Skate Clinic for All Levels
Later Event: February 24
Skate Clinic for All Levels