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2023 Loppet Holiday Gift Guide
Happy Holidays! Whether you’re looking to treat yourself or a loved one, the Loppet Gift Guide has got you covered. Our guide is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, with a range of options from the Loppet and our amazing sponsors and partners. Take a look at our collection below and find the perfect gift for that special someone this holiday season.
The Loppet Foundation
Give the gift of the Loppet! A Loppet Membership opens doors for countless youth and adults to experience the outdoors, member events, exclusive perks, and more. For the skier in your life, gift them a ski pass for access to world-class trails that will host the Stifel Loppet Cup in February. And don’t forget stocking stuffers! The Adventure Shop has everything from pocket watercolor sets to phone mounts. Celebrate 20 years of The Loppet with a commemorative mug from local artist Grey Fox Pottery.
Want to give the gift of a night out? Buy tickets to the Luminary Loppet! Experience over 1,200 candlelit ice luminaries, fire dancers, hot cocoa, live music, and more on February 3, 2024. Hurry and get your tickets now for the lowest price. Trust us, you don’t want to miss this unforgettable event!
Stifel Loppet Cup
We are thrilled to host the COOP FIS Cross Country World Cup – Stifel Loppet Cup this February. Commemorate this exciting event (the first time there has been a World Series in North America in 20 years!) with exclusive socks from Socks Guy or a Hydro Flask. Purchase your socks online and grab your Hydro Flasks and more the next time you’re at The Adventure Shop inside The Trailhead. Get your Loppet Cup merch here.
Level up comfort this winter with a Norsari! A wearable blanket, Norsari was designed as ‘on-the-go’ wear, but it works just as well as a fashionable and functional blanket or throw. Available in three sizes (small, medium, large), Norsari is ready to keep you warm all winter long. Bonus: Norsari was created by long-term Loppet volunteer, Gwen Daniels!
Take your adventure to the next level this winter with Snowfoot! A repeat City of Lakes Loppet Winter Festival sponsor, Snowfoot is offering you 20% off using the code HOLIDAY-WADDLE-20. Happy adventuring!
Energize your classic stride with the competition-inspired construction of the DELTA SPORT R-SKIN classic ski from Rossignol. Designed for fitness-oriented skiers and junior racers, the low-density premium wood core blends a user-friendly flex with a responsive feel for an efficient stride. The replaceable mohair kick zone inserts offer solid kick and glide performance in all conditions with no prep required.
Performance Running Gym
Calling all endurance sports enthusiasts! Our friends at Performance Running Gym are offering you 30% off a 3 month membership AND 2 free training sessions! Performance Running Gym was an incredible partner for this summer and fall’s Tuesday Night Trails and can’t wait to help you reach your running goals this year.
Treat your skis to the liquid wax they deserve this winter! Grab two liquid waxes from Pioneer Midwest and get a FREE Red Creek Nylon Brush.
Reminder: all Loppet Trails are flouro-free and Pioneer Midwest has all the wax to get you on your way.
Introducing the Best Seller Duo– a combination of Huxley’s most sought-after medium roast Daybreak Blend, celebrated for its harmonious taste profile that resonates with both novices and coffee connoisseurs alike. Paired with the versatile MiiR travel thermos, ensuring every sip retains its intended warmth and flavor, this set epitomizes the best of our offerings. Experience the blend and brew duo that everyone’s talking about with Huxley.
ZIP Running Company
Created to be the perfect run commute backpack, the Commute Pack combines the fit of a running vest with the utility of a day pack. The compression straps and athletic fit reduce bouncing while the expandable cargo area carries up to 20 liters of gear. Fun fact: ZIP was founded by Loppet athlete/participant John Swain!
Why choose just one gift from our Official Beer Sponsors, Utepils Brewing, when you could have two:
- V.I.P.E.R MemBEERship is a growing community of craft beer lovers that receive VIP access to exclusive perks. Yup, that means everything from special discounts and custom merch to brewery-sponsored trips, plus a whole lot of free beer.
2. THE GIFT WITH OPTIONS. Give the gift of Utepils and let them choose their flavor favorite. With so many options between indescribably good beer, THC beverages and gummies, or Utepils merchandise, a Utepils gift card is the perfect gift.
Designed to be ultra-practical, this 70L duffel bag is the ideal way to transport all your gear for a weekend or longer in the mountains or city. Salomon has you ready for your next adventure!
Julbo’s premium photochromic performance sunglasses are worn and loved by World Cup Nordic skiers and everyday athletes alike!