Drifter Time Trial: Friday August 9th


  The Drifter Time Trial uphill has been rescheduled for Friday, August 9th. Meet at the Negro Canyon trail head off I-80 at 9:00am. All serious juniors and masters are welcome to join in. It is about 1.3 miles and 800 feet elevation gain. Times range from 11-22 minutes for fit athletes. Summer Testing Schedule

S.O.S…. ASC-TC needs volunteers this Saturday, August 3rd!


Squaw Valley Mountain Run is coming up August 3rd and ASC needs volunteers. This is Auburn Ski Club’s biggest fundraiser of the year and raises funds for the Jr. Nordic program and Tahoe Forest Cancer Center.  They need people for registration at 7:15 on Saturday and people to help with the food and party stuff […]

Far West Nordic Elite Team is taking Applications for the 2013-2014 Race Season!


Far West Nordic Elite Team, a Cross Country Olympic Development Senior Team based in Lake Tahoe, California, is seeking to fill 6 positions on its roster for 2013-2014. The Elite Team is a grassroots development program concentrating on individual athlete results, community involvement, and help with local junior xc ski development.  In 2012-2013 the Farm […]

Peak-bagging, Rope Swinging, Watermelon, and More – 2013 Far West June Lake Camp by Nancy Fiddler


Far West juniors from Truckee, North Tahoe, Sugar Bowl Academy and Mammoth programs took part in a 4 day camp in the Eastern Sierra July 18-21. Camping in June Lake, participants experienced lots of sunshine and warm temperatures while putting in some high quality training. Campers from the north and south merged at the county […]

June Lake Camp 2013

  June Lake Camp 2013 The 2013 Far West Nordic June Lake Camp, led by Nancy Fiddler, Mark Nadell, and Marie French with a stellar support crew of Mike Mcelravey and Steve Twomey. Athletes included Carson Bold, Laurel Fiddler, Connor Kusumoto, Phillip Oxford, Cameron Small, Cody Atwood, Piper Joubert, Quinn Lehmkuhl, Jane Nall, JC Schoonmaker, […]

Canadian Strength Test

Saturday June 20thSugar Bowl Academy The Canadian Strength Test Pull-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min) Site-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min) Push-Ups (1 min), Recovery (1 min) Box jumps (1 min), Recovery (1 min) Bench Dips (1 min) To get a strength score, multiply the number of pull-ups completed by 3, then add that score […]

FW/PNSA Redwoods Camp

FW/PNSA Redwoods: August 13-17Open 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 you ready for the hard training in the fall that is necessary to make you […]

Fundraising, Membership, and Marketing Coordinator


Far West Nordic Ski Education Association, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to promote the sport of cross country skiing and facilitate competitive XC skiing is looking for a Fundraising/Membership and Marketing Coordinator. This is a part time position that will assist in all existing FM&M efforts, as well as develop new strategies to […]

Squaw Valley Mountain Run

Saturday August 3, 2013Starting 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 gain & participate in the beautiful 3 mile FLOWER WALK […]


June Lake Camp: July 18-21Calling all Junior Far West skiers aged 13 and up! A super fun and motivating camp for the ‘old hands” to the ‘newbies’. June Lake Camp is the longest running Far West Nordic summer camp for a good reason. It’s all about camping in the beautiful Eastern Sierra near the Big […]