Benefits of Far West Nordic Membership:

  • Trail pass discounts at many of our area’s cross-country ski centers (all you need is your membership card and a sincere thank you).
  • Junior camps and trips: Far West Juniors are eligible to sign up for our many Junior Camps and Trips held throughout the year.
  • Far West programs and clinics: Far West members are eligible to register for various Far West programs, including on-snow clinics at discounted member rates.
  • The Sierra Ski Chase: this is a low-key, age-handicapped racing series, that rewards both participation and race performance. The Sierra Ski Chase is open to Far West members of all ages, including juniors.
  • Masters Challenge: The Masters Challenge is the race series to see how you stack up competitively against your age group peers. There is both an individual and a team competition. The Masters Challenge is open to Far West senior and master members.
  • Fischer Cup: this race series is all about being the fastest.
  • Far West Scholarships: each year we award scholarships to promising junior athletes
  • Far West Nordic adult members will receive a $5 discount on Race Registration for each of the Far West Nordic races – the Tahoe Rim Tour and the Billy Dutton Uphill.
  • Silver Sage 10% discount to Far West Nordic members on Silver Sage Sports Performance services.
  • Cottonwood NEW for 2013-2014: Buy one entree, get second (equal or lesservalue) at 1/2 off, Sun-Thurs, non-holiday, through June 1, 2014 at Cottonwood.


In addition, members will have access to the following on the Far West Nordic website:

  • Historical race results for the last 10+ years: we have all the data so you can chart your progress year-to-year
  • Our library of informative articles on training, technique, coaching tips, and other fun stuff


2014-2015 Trail Pass Discounts*

Auburn Ski Club One-time FREE guest trail pass Valid Anytime (one trail pass per Far West membership card)
Bear Valley $5 off Adult Full Day Pass Valid Daily, Non-Holiday only
Mt Shasta Ski Park Donation Only Method Valid Anytime
Rim Nordic Ski Area 25% discount off trail pass or rentals Valid Anytime
Royal Gorge Full Day Pass for Afternoon Rate Valid Midweek & Non-Holiday only
Squaw Creek Nordic $5 off Full Day Pass Valid Anytime
Tahoe XC Full Day Pass for Afternoon Rate Valid Anytime
Tahoe XC “Far West Fridays”
Sandwich and Trail Pass $23
Valid any Friday
Tahoe XC 2 for 1 pass for NEW Far West Nordic members New Far West Nordic members can buy 1 trail pass at full price and receive a free second trail pass of equal or lesser value (benefit may be used only once, valid anytime)
Tahoe Donner XC $4 off Full Day Rate Valid Anytime
Tamarack Lodge 20% off a daily trail pass Valid Anytime

* Discounts to our area resorts are a privilege, not a guaranteed benefit of membership. Discounts are offered at the sole discretion on participating ski areas resorts and are subject to change. Please be courteous and let participating ski areas know you appreciate discounts for Far West Nordic members. If you encounter any problems, or if you are told that discounts are different than stated on this page, please contact us at and let us know.