Alaska Mountain Wilderness Ski Classic


Brooks Range Routes
Wrangell-St. Elias Mountain Range Routes

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2023

The 2023 season will run from April 2rd thru April 9th and will be the second year in the Brooks Range three year alternating route cycle.
To Register - please click on the link below:

*COVID-19 NOTICE: All Classic participants, as well as anyone who comes to the event start or finish, must carry proof of a negative COVID-19 test result - taken within 48 hours of arrival in either Wiseman (the day before the start), or Galbraith Lake (the day of the start - Sunday 4/2/23). The test result must be presented upon arrival in order to begin the trek.

Event Information
Event Dates: Sunday, April 2, 2023 – Sunday, April 9, 2023
Event Venue: Brooks Range
Registration Deadline1: Friday, March 24, 2023
Registration Fee2: $350.00

To Register, please click the link below:

1 Registration Form, Vaccination Card and Release Form - all completed and signed - and the Entry Fee must be received by this date.

2 For participant cancellations, there will be no refunds after Tuesday March 14, 2023. Cancellations made up to and including 3/14/23 are entitled to a refund of the fee total minus the cost of the event garment. The garment and the adjusted refund will be issued to any registrant who cancels by 3/14/23


History of the Alaska Mountain Wilderness Ski Classic

2022: Two Routes Offered (ANWR and Gates)

2021: Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and limited interest, the 2021 Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic Ski Classic was cancelled.

2020: McCarthy to Nabesna to Log Cabin Wilderness Lodge

2019: McCarthy to Nabesna to Log Cabin Wilderness Lodge

2018: Two Routes Offered (ANWR and Gates)

2017: Two Routes Offered (ANWR and Gates)

2016: Galbraith to Anaktuvuk to Wiseman

2015: McCarthy to Nabesna to Log Cabin Wilderness Lodge

2014: McCarthy to Nabesna to Log Cabin Wilderness Lodge

2013: McCarthy to Nabesna to Log Cabin Wilderness Lodge

2012: Galbraith to Anaktuvuk to Wiseman

2011: Galbraith to Anaktuvuk to Wiseman

2010: Galbraith to Anaktuvuk to Wiseman

2009: Nebesna to McCarthy

2008: Nebesna to McCarthy

2007: Nebesna to McCarthy

2006: Galbraith Lake to Wiseman

2005: Galbraith Lake to Wiseman

2004: Galbraith Lake to Wiseman

2003: Due to extremely poor snow and river ice conditions, the 2003 Alaska Mountain Wilderness Classic Ski Classic was cancelled.

2002: Tok to Copper Center

2001: Nabesna to McCarthy

2000: Noyes to Sanford

1999: Nabesna to McCarthy

1998: Nabesna to McCarthy

1997: Nabesna to McCarthy

1994-1996: Brooks Range Ramble

1991-1993: Tok to Summit Lake

1988-1990: Black Rapids Glacier to McKinley Park

1987: Eureka to Valdez


AMWSC History & Top Finishers