Full Moon Birkie

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February xx, 2025

Embark on an evening cross-country ski adventure at Waskehegan Staging Area in Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area. Glide under the starry sky and propel yourself forward while enjoying a unique landscape of shadows created by the full moon. Enjoy stories, hot chocolate and snacks in the warmed huts at the start or midway.

Course Description

This point-to-point course rolls and winds through the scenic Cooking Lake-Blackfoot Provincial Recreation Area, from the Waskehegan Staging Area to Meadow Shelter and back.

What is included in your registration?

Registration Fees Nov 2024 Dec 2024 Jan 2025 Feb 2025
Full Moon Birkie $15 $15 $15 $15


Start Line & Finish Area

The Full Moon Birkie starts and finishes at the at the Waskahegan Staging Area.

  • 2025 Full Moon Birkie Map Coming soon Long Start Map Coming Soon

Start Times

18.00 Sign In Desk Opens
18.30 Skiing Begins

Cut-Off Times

Skiers must return and be signed out at the check-in desk by 10:00 p.m. at the latest.

What to bring

  • A functioning headlamp. We recommend carrying extra batteries.
  • Spirit for adventure!

Participant Requirements

  • Sign in and out at the check-in desk. This includes recording your vehicle license plate number.
  • Ski with at least one other person and use the buddy system by travelling with one or more people. If you come alone, please let the on-site coordinators know when you sign in and we will help you find someone to ski with.
  • Return and be signed out at the check-in desk by 10:00 p.m. at the latest.

Age Limits

  • Children 2 – 11 years of age must be registered with and accompanied by an adult guardian.
  • Ages 12 to 100 must ski with at least one other person.


  • Parking is available at the Waskehegan Staging Area.