WAX CLINIC MOVED TO AUBURN SKI CLUB

Glenn Jobe

The location of this Saturday’s Far West Nordic Wax Clinic has been moved to Auburn Ski Club in the green “wax bubble” building behind the main lodge. We’re getting considerable interest in this clinic, and this new venue will be able to accommodate a larger group. With the additional space, we will not be limiting […]

ROYAL GORGE SEASON OPENER MOVED TO SUMMIT STATION

Royal Gorge Early Season course

Due to wet conditions on the lake, the Royal Gorge Season Opener will be moving to Summit Station (not Van Norden). NEW Race start time 10:30am ROYAL GORGE EARLY SEASON OPENER December 12, 2010 The 5km / 10km freestyle race is open to anyone who wants an early season race …. or just a good […]

TANNENBAUM 10K CLASSIC

TANNENBAUM 10K CLASSIC December 12, 2010 Ready or not, the Tannenbaum 10k Classic is Sunday, 12 December. Start 0900 at the Pack Station. The skiing at Tamarack Cross Country Ski Center is great. The Tannenbaum 10k is an ESNSA fund-raiser. All proceeds will be used to support junior skiing. Even if you’re not one-hundred percent […]

WEST CHILLYSTONE by Ben Grasseschi

West Yellowstone 2010

In early November, when I told my niece, Emily, who lives in Bozeman, Montana, that I was going to be in West Yellowstone for Thanksgiving; she was excited and texted back, “I cant wait to visit you in West Chillystone!” I laughed at her misnomer as I was ridin’ my mtn bike here in the […]

CLASSIC CLINIC

Ben Grasseschi

Classic Clinic with Waxing December 18, 2010 at Auburn Ski Club “Kick off” the season with our classic ski clinic led by Far West head coach Ben Grasseschi. We’re scheduling this clinic the weekend before the Snowshoe Thompson Race to give Far West members time to dial-in their classic technique and get on-course instruction from […]

ARE YOU READY TO RACE?

Van Norden Race Map

KIRKWOOD 10K December 5, 2010 Kicking off the season is the Kirkwood Cross Country 10K. The course consists of 2 (5km) loops around the Kirkwood Meadow and is open to all levels of ski ability. You don’t need to be a “racer-type” to enter the event and have a good time - the course is basically flat and […]

NORDIC NEWS 2011

2011 Nordic News

NORDIC NEWS 2011 Coming soon to a ski area and ski shop near you… or available now online This year’s Nordic News features articles by Martin Benes, Tim Hauserman, Sally Jones, Kara LaPoint, Chauncey Parker, Bria Riggs, and Ben Grasseschi, among others with articles on Junior Nordic Racers, College Skiers, Coaching, Fitness, Technique, Far West, […]

DECEMBER CLINICS

Ben Grasseschi

The classic conditions have been awesome but are you getting the wax right? Need to dial in your classic technique? Far West Nordic has 2 great clinics coming up to help! Far West Nordic Wax Clinic December 11, 2010 at Tahoe Donner XC For the first time, Far West Nordic is conducting a comprehensive waxing […]

WAY TO GO CHELSEA!

Skogsloppet 2010

Despite cold weather and road closures the USSA SuperTour Opener took place in West Yellowstone last week. After an impressive ‘out-of-the-gate’ showing in West Yellowstone, Farm Team member, Chelsea Holmes, is currently ranked 8th woman overall in the USSA Supertour standings. This is after three races. Chelsea placed 9th in the Classic Sprint, 5th in […]