Power and Speed Training DVD


  Pick up a copy of the training dvd, Power and Speed: Training for Cross Country Skiing, Low to medium impact plyometric exercises with minimal equipment, by Joe Dengler PT, OCS. Proceeds from the sale of this DVD go to support the Far West Nordic Ski Education Association.

The 2013 Tahoe Rim Tour – this Weekend!

Tahoe Rim Tour

JANUARY 27, 2013CLASSIC, SKATE, and SNOWSHOE Divisions. 9:00 am classic start • 9:30am skate and snowshoe start Pre Registration $45 Adult • $40 Far West members • $10 Junior FAR WEST NORDIC  presents the 6th annual Tahoe Rim Tour & Race, a point to point 26 kilometer race from North Tahoe High School in Tahoe City […]

Update from Tamarack

The Tannenbaum Classic race is on for December 16th! 10km for Adults,  3km for Juniors OJ-J3 and 1 long km for Kids J4 and younger.  All races are classic. They will also have a Demo-Day on Saturday December 15th  2012 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. Tamarack is open with approx. 19km of trails in good shape […]

Farm Team 2012-2013


  Farm Team sure looks good in the new unis!

When it Rains, It Pours


In its history, Far West Nordic has produced many skiers who have gone on to success on the college and national stages. However, one aspect that has eluded skiers from California and Nevada has been on the international front, at the very highest level of skiing. Although some Juniors have been successful enough to race […]

2013 Nordic News


Now available at a ski area or ski shop near you!Available online. This year’s Nordic News features articles by coaches, juniors, seniors, masters, and parents. Paige Derdowski and Stacey Herhusky offer a “Survival Guide to the Care and Feeding of a Nordic Junior,” Emily Blackmer tells us why Tahoe has become the go-to summer training destination for […]


Ted Beauchamp

The Far West Junior Committee is pleased to announce that the 2013 Ted Beauchamp Scholarship is now available for applications. This Scholarship is available to provide financial assistance to Far West Nordic Juniors (age 12-19) who are seeking to pursue XC skiing at his/her highest level and who need financial assistance to get there. Please […]