Outdoors/Adventure

Photos: 2018 Alaska Ski for Women party wave

  • Author: Bill Roth
  • Updated: February 5
  • Published February 5
Cosmic Companions prepare to hit the groomed trails as hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Zoe Rodgers, 10, who was dressed as a tree frog, waits to hit the trails during the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)
Hundreds of women donned costumes and participated in the 22nd annual Alaska Ski for Women at Kincaid Park on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Donations from the women-only cross country ski event has contributed over $1 million to groups that actively work to improve women’s lives and help stop the cycle of domestic abuse against women and children. (Bill Roth / ADN)

Sure, there were serious racers gliding by the big scoreboard at Kincaid Park at Sunday's Ski for Women, but then there's the party wave, skiers who show up every year to wind through the trees dressed as bananas and whoopee cushions, celebrating that thing that happen about now, when the winter darkness gives way to more light.