2012 Tahoe Rim Tour

Tahoe Rim Tour

Tahoe Rim Tour April 7thDON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO SKI THIS GREAT POINT TO POINT RACE FROM TAHOE CITY TO TRUCKEE!. This is a fundraiser for the Far West Nordic Ski Education Association’s Junior Ski Programs.Race Day Registration 7:00am-8:15am at North Tahoe High School

2012 Mammoth Marathon Update

Sunday April 1st 2012Tamarack Lodge XCStart Times are: 8:55 am Kids race / 9:00 Marathon / 9:05 ½ Marathon and 10km. The race will take place as planned on April 1st 2012. There are a few changes to the course. The race will take place in the upper Basin with  Start and Finish at the […]

2013 Masters World Cup

2013 Masters World Cup

Following a super successful trip to the 2012 Master World Cup in Oberwiesenthal, Germany, the next venue for MWC in 2013 will be Asiago, Italy.  The event is slated for mid February, and it is anticipated that a huge number of USA skiers will be planning to attend.  American Cross Country Skiers (AXCS) members will […]

Masters Challenge Update

masters challenge logo

“Two more races left in the Master’s challenge!  April 1st is the Mammoth Marathon (see the website for qualifying distances) and April 7th is the Tahoe Rim Tour.   With a three race minimum, if you’ve done 1 race, you are still eligible for awards.   Also, if you renewed your Far West membership late and I […]

Mount Shasta Nordic Seeks Executive Director

Mount Shasta Nordic Ski OrganizationExecutive Director Job Announcement The Mount Shasta Nordic Ski Organization (MSNSO) is seeking a year-round, half-time executive director, starting June 15, 2012.  We are a community-based, member-supported, non-profit organization that strives to inspire a passion for Nordic skiing.  Salary is $25,000 per year.  Please contact Tim Loughlin at 530-859-8553 or timlocklin@yahoo.com […]

Summit to Wildy

Royal Gorge XCMarch 25, 2012 10AM 10 km Pro and Novice Waves; 5 km Junior and Novice Waves Fun “POINT TO POINT” format – Groomed for Classic or Skate technique• GRAVITY FED course• Self seeding “PRO” or “NOVICE” wave starts.• FREE “novice racer” clinics / course preview on Sat 24th (trail pass required)• Free 2011 […]

NORDIC FEST AT TAMARACK CROSS COUNTRY SKI CENTER

Mammoth Biathlon

The Tamarack Cross Country Ski Center is proud to present the Nordic Fest! Join in a celebration of nordic skiing featuring awesome events including the Winter Biathlon and Mammoth Marathon.  Athletes and spectators alike won’t want to miss the fast moving action of these two great events! Mammoth BiathlonMarch 24-25 Catch the excitement of this fast paced […]

Snowshoe Thompson 2012

Snowshoe Thompson 2012

  There was plenty of fresh snow at the summit for the rescheduled Snowshoe Thompson Classic. Farm Team racer Elias Bucher took 1st place in the men’s 10k race with a time of 30:15.2 and Far West coach Nancy Fiddler won the women’s race at 33:58.5. August Teague and Gus Johnson took 2nd and 3rd […]

Snowshoe Thompson Classic

Snowshoe Thompson Calssic course map 2012

March 18, 2012, 10 AM Interval StartsASC Training CenterOne of the oldest ski races in the west.  Classic technique only. 10 km Adult; J1/OJ boys 10km; J1/OJ girls & J2s 5kmMASTERS CHALLENGE * FISCHER CUP EVENT Don’t forget Ski Chasers – tomorrow is the drawing for some cool shwag if you are a Far West […]

2012 Junior Nationals – Far West Far Best!

Support Far West Nordic

  Check out the new Far West Junior Nationals 2012 slideshow and read the great posts by our JN team. The team is still blogging so please show your support and make a donation toward our $10,000 goal— fully tax deductible—every $10 or $20 goes a long way to helping out. We need your help. […]