BACKCOUNTRY BIKE & SKI EVENTS
We sponsor a number of events throughout the year to promote and support an active cycling and skiing community in our area.
The most up-to-date event information is available on our Facebook page.
JUNE 3, 2023!
With 25 mile, 50 mile, or 100 mile options, the Palmer Classic has been a staple cycling event for the area since 2012. A non-timed, non-competitive event starting in downtown Palmer, the Palmer Classic is fun for the whole family.
2023 registration went live on April 1st to the first 250 participants. Please note: There is no on-site registration, so be sure to register early. Visit our facebook event page for the latest event updates.
March 18, 2023
Talkeetna Trio Fat Bike World Championships
Backcountry Bike & Ski is a proud sponsor of the the Trio! This year’s event has options for either a 32mi loop or the now legendary 20mi party loop. After the event, Denali Brewing has an extra special beer brewed for us, along with great food & live music at the Sheldon Arts Hangar. Come for the fat biking, stay for the party! Limited to 200 participants; register now!
Sat. December 10th, 2022
2022 COLONY CHRISTMAS PARADE
December 1, 2022
6:30pm – 7:30pm
Brought to you by Mat-Su Ski Club and hosted at Backcountry Bike and Ski, come learn about the basics of cross country skiing with coaches Daryl and Lorene. They will share how and what you need to get started, along with necessary gear and proper layering of clothes. This is a free, inside event; no gear needed to attend. All are welcome! BONUS: Erik Christensen of Palmer State Farm is buying pizza from the Alehouse for attendees! Ski you there!