Chuck Lyda Memorial Biathlon

Chuck Lyda

September 14-15, 2013 An 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 race […]


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  28th ANNUAL FAR WEST NORDIC AUCTION RAFFLE PARTYOctober 26, 2013Truckee Community Recreation Center   The 28th annual Far West Nordic Auction/Raffle Party will be held on Saturday, October 26th at the Truckee Community Recreation Center. This is the “CAN’T MISS” EVENT of the season. This is Far West Nordic’s largest fundraiser for its Junior […]

Winter Home Stay Needed for 2 Australian skiers

G’day mates! It is ‘olde’ coach Ben asking you all to consider supporting two skiers from Australia looking for a home-stay in Tahoe during their ‘summer’ break. The dates would be apprx early December to end of January. The girls are 12 and 17 and come as a unit tho they are not related. Lola, […]

Ian Ethan’s Open Land Trio California Tour


Former Far West Nordic Farm Team racer and webmaster Ian Ethan Case returns to the Tahoe-Truckee for a series of concerts for Trails & Vistas. Ian’s music on the Acoustic Double-Neck Guitar is an experience not to be missed! Sat. 9/7  - Donner Summit, CA - Trails & Vistas Art HikeSat. 9/7  - Truckee, CA - Trails & Vistas […]

2014 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 […]

Caitlin Gregg sets new Drifter course record

The August 2013 edition of the Drifter Time Trial Run up Negro Canyon, Truckee, on August 9, 2013. Includes Junior and Senior athletes from various Far West Nordic clubs and programs. A perfect morning for a grueling uphill run for time. New Women’s Record set by Caitlin Gregg. ResultsSummer Testing SchedulePhotos by MacBeth Graphics

National U16 Camp by Lizzie Larkins

National U16 camp

Far West Nordic juniors  Julien Bordes, Hannah Halvorsen, Lizzie Larkins, Dylan Syben, and Sam Zabell just returned from Marquette Michigan where they spent a week training with the top J2s in the country at the National U16 Camp. Read Lizzie Larkin’s account of the week…

Mammoth Seeks Cross Country Ski Center Manager

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Job Description: The Cross Country Ski Manager plans, directs and coordinates the operations of the cross country ski center including rentals, sales, banking, ski patrol, grooming, marketing and ski school. This person will continue to develop the Cross-Country Ski program at Tamarack Cross-Country Ski Center including instructor training, lesson programs, junior team program, trail maintenance, […]