June Lake Camp 2011 By Nancy Fiddler

June Lake 2011

The 19th running of the June Lake Camp lived up to its reputation once again as a four day whirlwind of fun in the sun in the beautiful Eastern Sierra.  Nordic athletes from Tahoe, Truckee, Incline Village, Mammoth, San Jose, and the Bay Area convened at the Oh Ridge campground July 21-24 for a dryland […]

Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Race

Far West Nordic athlete Molly Zurn was second woman, 17th overall with a time of 10:07 in the 50 mile distance in last weekend’s Tahoe Rim Trail Endurance Races. Far West Nordic coach and Olympic biathlete Glenn Jobe took 7th place in the 50 kilometer race. Far West master Andy Pasternak serves as medical director […]


Mt Lassen Camp

August 17-21, 2011 Open to Junior National Qualified athletes Signup Deadline: August 10th Open to all Far West Juniors who have qualified for Junior Nationals. We have a friendly rivalry and shared training and technique experiences with Pacific Northwest Junior skiers. A super fun and challenging camp geared towards getting your ready for the hard […]

June Lake 2011

June Lake Camp 2011

Gabi Rinne qualifies for Junior Nationals in 3rd sport

Gabrielle Rinne

Far West Nordic junior, Gabrielle Rinne, is headed to the USATF Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships in Wichita from July 26-July 31, 2011. This is the 3rd Junior Olympics for Gabi, having previously competed in December 2009 at the USATF Cross Country Junior Olympics in Reno, and on the Far West Nordic team at […]

Squaw Valley Mountain Run

Squaw Valley Mountain Run route

The 31st Annual Squaw Valley Mountain Run / Hike Saturday August 6th, 2011 Starting at the base of Squaw Valley USA (6200’) the course climbs the 3.6 mile mountain run to High Camp (8200’) where awards, raffle, music refreshments & beer are provided. RUN, HIKE or let the cable car do the 2000 foot elevation […]

U.S. Ski Team Women’s Video Challenge- Western Women

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REG recap by Kara LaPoint

REG 2011

Near the end of June, three Far West juniors and I loaded up my car and headed for Park City, Utah. We spent a week there attending the USSA Western Regional Elite Group training camp; myself as a coach, and Austin Meng, Jordan McElroy, and Katrin Larusson as athletes. Athletes had to qualify to attend […]

Far West Trail Day

Far West Trail Day

Join us on Saturday, August 13.Meet at the Truckee High School at 9 am.We will be volunteering for The Truckee Donner Land Trust to construct/maintain outdoor recreation trails on the Donner Lake Rim Trail and/or Castle Peak Trail.All members of all ages welcome. We will be working side by side with our Far West Nordic […]

June Lake Camp 2011

June Lake 2010

JUNE LAKE CAMP: June Lake, CAJuly 21-24, 2011Open to: all Far West Nordic Juniors ages 11-19 (11 year olds subject to coach’s discretion)Signup Deadline: July 15   Open to all Far West juniors age 11-19. A super fun and motivating camp for the ‘old hands” to the ‘newbies’. Camp consists of amazing hiking, rollerskiing, sightseeing, […]