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Kevin Murnane

Nordic Friends, Our community lost a wonderful person long before his time on February 24th. Kevin Murnane was one of the driving forces behind the Tahoe Cross Country Ski Education Foundation and has been the manager of the Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area for many years. Tahoe and Truckee’s loss, especially for those of us […]

Amanda Kirkeby Awarded the Ted Beauchamp Scholarship

Mammoth Lakes’ Amanda Kirkeby has been named the recipient of this year’s Ted Beauchamp Scholarship Award 2015! Amanda is a senior at Mammoth High School, and has been racing at National and Regional Competitions for Far West Nordic for over 5 years, at a very high level. She has also been a member of the […]

Far West Nordic Junior National Team Named

It’s been a long and grueling season, and our athletes have stuck it out through thick and thin (mostly thin) snow conditions. This year’s Team Selection was especially difficult, but we’re excited to have a super strong team heading into the second week of March at Junior Nationals 2015 at Auburn Ski Club Training Center. […]

Sugar Bowl Academy Open House

The Sugar Bowl Academy Nordic Ski Team will be hosting an Open House on Thursday, February 19th. We invite any local skiers to join us for morning practice followed by a quick tour of our campus. The day will begin at 9 AM with a skate ski with the SBA team and then a brief […]

Program Director Sought for Auburn Ski Club

Auburn Ski Club Training Center on Donner Summit is currently seeking a program director. The ASC Training Center is a multi-discipline organization that offers Alpine, Nordic, Snowboard and Biathlon programs and competitions. ASC also operates a 20KM XC trail system open to club members and the public. Resumes can be submitted to bclark@inc.auburnskiclub.org. For more […]

Racing, Venue Changes, and Snow Searching…

Even though we’re all still waiting for some more white stuff in the Sierra Nevada, Far West Nordic Racing has been going strong! The Tannenbaum, the Snowshoe Thompson, Paco’s Freestyle, Lakes Basin, the Skogsloppet, and all the CNISSF races (thanks to Auburn Ski Club) have all been successful. But change is in the air: MAMMOTH […]

Utah Super JNQ – Soldier Hollow

January 28 – February 1, 2015 Signup Deadline: Midnight, January 19, 2015 Cost: $500 This is one of our most anticipated trips of the year for our juniors. We will travel to the trails of Soldier Hollow, Utah for their “SUPER JNQ” event, where hundreds of Juniors from all over the West converge for some […]

Elite Team Beer & Cider Tasting Fundraiser

New Moon Natural FoodsTruckee, CA Friday,  February 13th5:00 to 8:00 p.m. New Moon Natural Foods in Truckee will be fundraising for the Elite Team once again! Sample beer with a Donation with the proceeds going to The Far West Nordic Elite Team. Come and enjoy a beer and cider tasting and help support the Elite Team! $10 […]


Far West Nordic members and friends, If you’re reading this today, you’ve obviously successful reached our website, which was down for a few days in the midst of a web host/server transfer that took a little longer than anticipated. We apologize for the inconvenience, but hope that the switch will make things a lot more […]