Holmes and Halvorsen Named to Scandia Cup Team


Holmes and Halvorsen Named to Scandia Cup TeamEvery year USSA takes the top 12 athletes under 18 (6 men and 6 women) to the Scandinavia Cup. Selections are based on their results at US Nationals. Far West Nordic is proud to report that both Peter Holmes and Hannah Halvorsen have been selected! Both of them […]

U23/World Junior and U18 Standings


Far West Nordic Juniors Peter Holmes (U18) and Hannah Halvorsen (U16) are both in 5th place after two races (top 6, best 2 out of 3 races at Nationals qualify for Scandinavian Cup Trip.) The freestyle distance races are Wednesday January 8th.  U23/World Junior and U18 Standings

TDXC Saturday


TDXC will have a $5 donation trail pass for this Saturday with all proceeds going to the Truckee High School and Middle School xc teams.   There will be music on the deck (not live) and a BBQ, conditions permitting. TDXC anticipate having about 10km of trails open  – some icy stretches, some GREAT snow on […]

Lakes Basin 15k

Lakes Basin 15K 2011

The Lakes Basin 15k is this Sunday January 12, 2014 at Tamarack Lodge in beautiful Mammoth Lakes.15k freestyle, juniors 5 km, and kids 2 km races start at Pokenobe at 10:00 am.

US Nationals Sprints


Today was Freestyle Sprint day at US Nationals. Huge congrats to Far West Nordic alum Katrin Larusson who was 3rd in the FJR A Finals and to Hannah Halvorsen for making the FSR quarterfinals after posting the 15th fastest time in the qualifiers. Far West Nordic Elite Team racer Patrick Johnson advanced to the MSR quarterfinals, […]

US Nationals 10/15k Classic


18 degrees with four inches of new snow made for perfect conditions for the 10/15k Classic races at US Nationals in Soldier Hollow. Far West Nordic was well represented including Brandon Herhusky 1st MU16, Peter Holmes 4th MU18, and Hannah Halvorsen 5th FU16.Women’s 10k ClassicFar West Nordic Juniors: Hannah Halvorsen 5th FU16, Bria Riggs 22nd […]


ASCTC is doing well maintaining a pretty good 3k loop during this record snow drought but they could use your help preparing a course for Paco’s Freestyle coming up Sunday Jan. 5th. Calling all volunteers for shoveling crews Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoons to help ensure a race quality full width course. We have shovels, tarps […]