2020 Tour of Tsalteshi Results

Photographs from the 2019 Tour courtesy of Colette Gilmour Photography

Colettegilmour@gmail.com 585-764-8944

Thanks to everyone who participated and volunteered! We hope to see you again next year!

Third Annual Tour of Tsalteshi

Sunday - Feb. 16th - 11:30 a.m.

20K Single Tour (Skate and Classic Divisions)

40K Double Tour

Registration Is Now Live!

First 125 entries receive a Tour of Tsalteshi buff featuring the artwork of Kaitlin Vadla!

Registration Information

Race starts at 11:30 a.m. Feb 16. Bib pickup 10-11:15 a.m. behind Skyview Middle School

Early online registration by Jan. 31:

$25 for current Tsalteshi Trails Association members (see below for other ski clubs*)

$35 Non-members / $15 Students

Online registration Feb 1. to Feb. 15 (Online registration ends at 4 p.m. Feb. 15):

$35 for TTA members (see below for other ski clubs*)

$45 Non-members / $15 Students

Day-of-race registration, 10 to 11:15 a.m. behind Skyview Middle School:

$40 for TTA Members

$50 Non-members / $15 Students

* Members of the Kachemak Nordic Ski Club and Seward Nordic Ski Club receive the TTA member discount. Use registration code NORDICPENINSULA.

If the race is cancelled due to snow conditions, your registration may be applied to next year's Tour of Tsaltheshi registration.

No refunds will be given for any reason. Unfortunately, many of the race costs are not recoverable if the race is canceled due to snow conditions. All entry fees go toward putting on the race and supporting the Tsalteshi Trails Association in its mission of promoting skiing in the central Kenai Peninsula.

Awards, Prizes and After-party!

Top three men’s and women’s finishers in each division will receive an award.

After-party, with awards and raffle drawings, starts at 3:00 p.m. at Kenai River Brewing in Soldotna.

All competitors are eligible for great raffle prizes provided by our generous sponsors.

Course Details

The Tour of Tsalteshi traverses the entire trails system

Single Tour (20K) One Lap

Double Tour (40K) Two Laps

Aid stations at 10K, 20K and 30K

2020 Course Map

Total Elevation Gain: Single Tour 750’, Double Tour 1,500’

Volunteers Needed!

Want to participate without racing?

The Tour of Tsalteshi needs help in several areas — registration, course prep, timing, aid stations, photography and more. Contact Steve Cothran, Race Coordinator to sign up:



To the following individuals for their support of the Tour of Tsalteshi:

Barry Hartman and the Kenai Metals Class — Award Design

Bill Holt — Trail Grooming

Kaitlin Vadla — Original Artwork

Lauri Lingafelt — TTA Treasurer

David Zelenka — Logo Graphic Design

Tour of Tsalteshi Committee Members

Jordan Chilson

Steve Cothran

Jenny Neyman

Kent Peterson

John Pothast

Ed Schmitt


Questions or comments about the Tour of Tsalteshi

Contact Steve Cothran, Race Coordinator