January 22nd, 2022


Skiesta is a race sponsored by Seeley Lake Elementary Outside and the Seeley Lake Elementary Ski Team, consisting of a 1k for the youngest skiers, plus 3k, 5k and 10k for older youth. A 20k is also available for more adventurous youth wishing to push their limits and adults who want to participate in the racing fun. Growing in popularity and notoriety, Skiesta attracts youth from all over western Montana, plus Idaho.

January 29th, 2022


The OSCR race began life as a ski marathon in 1982 with a starting point in Ovando and ending in Seeley Lake. Today it's a 50km , 25km, and 10km race beginning and finishing at the Seeley Creek Nordic Ski Trails. Sometime a single loop and other times a double loop, OSCR incorporates the ski trails as well as groomed snowmobile trails.

February 5th, 2022


The Seeley Lake Challenge Biathlon brings out all levels of skiers from rank beginners to experienced biathletes in a safe environment. We emphasize fun in this race and guarantee a good time combining the Montana traditions of guns and skis. Racers can choose from  3K, 9K, or 21K distances. No matter which category you ski, the racers will ski a loop, shoot prone, ski a loop, shoot standing, and ski another loop. A gun safety clinic is provided prior to the race for novice biathletes and those wanting to brush up on their skill and comfort level with rifles.

Beginners Classic 
January 15, 2022

Beginners and Intermediate Skate
January 23, 2022
10:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

Ski Clinics

The Seeley Lake Nordic Ski Club sponsors ski clinics for beginner and intermediate skiers in both classic and skate techniques. Limited private instruction is available. A donation to the non-profit Seeley Lake Nordic Club is requested of all participants.