Chuck Lyda Memorial Biathlon

Chuck Lyda

Sat Sept 23rd-24th 2012An event combining Running and Shooting in memory of Charles (“Chuck”) Clinton Lyda (1952-2010), avid biathlete & friend of Auburn Ski Club. The 3km Novice and 1km youth races are open to beginners as well as experienced biatletes.  We offer an optional clinic on Saturday to learn more, and a mandatory safety briefing on […]

ASC Fall Rep Sale


7th Annual Fall Rep Sale:Saturday September 15th, 2012Auburn Ski ClubJUNIOR NORDIC TEAM FUNDRAISERDon’t miss out on some great deals on clothing, outdoor footwear, nordic skis, cycling stuff, backpacks, snowshoes, clothing etc etc. Sale starts at 9am -1pm in the Boreal parking lot (Far West end). 15% of all sales go to Auburn Ski Club Junior […]

Local athletes shine at Summer Biathlon Nationals

Summer Biathlon 2012

ASC’s Comp and Junior Biathlon Team member Raylene Chew took second place overall to Mammoth’s Britt Cogan at last weekend’s National Summer Biathlon Championships hosted by ASC. ASC Biathlon Team member and Comp Team alumni Phill Violett took fourth in the mens division overall. Bringing top level events such as this is part of ASC’s […]

Lake Tahoe Triathlon

Andrew Clusserath

Congrats to Far West Nordic junior Andrew Clusserath for winning the Lake Tahoe Sprint Triathlon with a time of 52:30 for the 500 meter swim, 10 mile bike, and 2 mile run. The Lake Tahoe Triathlon took place on August 19th at Sugar Pine Point State Park. Far West Nordic master and board member Peter Hanson […]

Kamp Klamath by Ben Grasseschi

Kamp Klamath 2012

Kamp Klamath by Ben Grasseschi Kamp Kuotes: “If I had a man-crush, it would be Pat Maddon.” ~ SuperDingo on PNSA skier Pat Maddon “I’d tell everyone that I am an Nevada Gurl but that makes me sound like a prostitute.” ~ Melanie Swick when asked why she told everyone she was from Tahoe. “Look […]

2013 Nordic News


For over a decade, NORDIC NEWS has been THE magazine for people who love nordic skiing and racing in the mountains of California & Nevada. We are looking for ARTICLES, IDEAS, and LEADS for this year’s issue of Nordic News. If you have anything to contribute please let us know. If you think you can […]

Donner Summit Bike Time Trial

Bike Uphill

ASC Junior Nordic Team FundraiserSaturday September 8, 2012 10 amChallenge yourselves & your friends to bike up old 40 from the west end of Donner Lake to Sugar Bowl Academy. Road, Mountain, Tandem, and Single Speed categories.$25 pre registration Register at Paco’s Bike and Ski or online. For more info and online registration go to