CALENDAR

 

August – November 2012

Aug
23
Thu
Summer Biathlon National Champs @ Auburn Ski Club
Aug 23 – Aug 26 all-day

The Auburn Ski Club will host the 2012 USBA Summer Biathlon National Championships on Donner Summit,California August 23-26 2012. This will be the 25th annual summer biathlon championships, which were first contested in 1988.

They will also host a Novice race (no experience required) on Saturday August 25th after the Sprint Race.
Visit ASC for  more information.

Sep
8
Sat
Donner Summit Bike Time Trial @ up old 40 from the west end of Donner Lake to Sugar Bowl Academy
Sep 8 all-day

Challenge yourselves & your friends to bike up old 40 from the west end of Donner Lake to Sugar Bowl Academy.

Road, Mountain, tandem & single speed categories

REGISTRATION:

Click here to register – or register at Pacos the week before the race.

$25 pre reg Register or $30 Race morning

  • Race registration, bib pick & parking at Truckee’s factory stores. 
    Please note parking is not available at the start at west end Beach use the ride along Donner lake as part of your warm up
    .
  • Pre Reg racers will be randomized & start times will be published at registration
  • New Reg will be assigned start times when they register

START:

  • Starts will be at 30 Sec intervals starting at 10am
  • Your warm up is your ride to the start
    • on Donner Pass Rd or
    • on The South side of the Lake – the traffic is less there than on the North – there is a paved path all around the Lake now if you go through the State Park on the East End

FINISH:

  • Will be at Sugar Bowl Academy
  • We will have water jugs to refill your bottles with water or energy drink

SAFETY:

  • The road will not be closed – So ride smart & be safe !
  • Please stay close to the right side of the road & only pass if safe to do so.
  • Any rider who crosses the central line will be disqualified
  • To minimize impact on the road please wait till all riders are done climbing (11am ?) to bike back down. You can ride along old 40 & around Serene Lakes for a cool down – or even go all the way to Cisco if you wish
Sep
10
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation
Sep 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Sep
15
Sat
ASC Fall Rep Sale @ Auburn Ski Club
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Sep
23
Sun
Chuck Lyda Memorial Biathlon @ Auburn Ski Club
Sep 23 – Sep 24 all-day
Oct
8
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe XC Yurt
Oct 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Oct
27
Sat
FAR WEST NORDIC AUCTION/RAFFLE PARTY @ Olympic Village Lodge
Oct 27 all-day
FAR WEST NORDIC AUCTION/RAFFLE PARTY @ Olympic Village Lodge

Saturday • October 27, 2012 • 6PM

Olympic Village Lodge

Squaw Valley

A Benefit for the Far West Nordic Junior Ski Program

The 27th annual Far West Nordic Auction/Raffle Party will be held at the Olympic Village Lodge in Squaw Valley
Far West Nordic’s largest fundraiser for its Junior Nordic Programs.


TICKETS

Katrin Larusson

$30 Admission Ticket for ages 12 and up includes one raffle ticket.
Juniors age 11 and under $7 admission includes one kids raffle ticket.
Buy additional raffle tickets for $5 each.

Tickets will be available from Far West Nordic juniors, online, and at the door.

You can designate a Junior to receive credit for your online purchase.
We cannot credit individual Juniors for tickets purchased at the door.

FOOD

Pasta Party

Traditional Caesar Salad
Spaghetti and Meatballs in Basil Marinara
Meat / Vegetable Lasagna
Gluten Free Pasta
Steamed Seasonal Vegetable Medley
Garlic Bread Sticks
Assorted Cookies

Wine by Truckee River Winery
Beer by Great Basin Brewing Company

 

PRIZES

Live Auction • Silent Auction • Raffle Prizes • Kids raffle

It is not necessary to be present to win.

Thanks to all of our generous donors we have a phenomenal array of raffle and auction prizes including…

The Grand Raffle Prize Dream Ski Package: Salomon boots and bindings, Fischer Skis, Swix Poles, all top of the line,
and a 90 minute “Pick Your Pro” lesson. Pros include Glenn Jobe, Sally Jones, or Ben Grasseschi.

Great Auction Items include Ski Area Passes – Restaurant Dining – Romantic Weekend Getaways – Ski Equipment – Vacations – “Celebrity” Ski Lessons – Fine Art – Outdoor Gear & Clothing – “One of a Kind” Prizes

Check back here for a list of prizes.

 

Nov
11
Sun
Donner Lake Turkey Trot
Nov 11 all-day

Starting and finishing at West End Beach – Donner Lake.

  • 9:30am – Walkers start
  • 10am – Kids “Mashed potato Mile” race starts.
  • 10:30am – 7 mile race starts

Entry fees are kept low at just

  • $15 for adults, $10 for 18 & under, $5 for mashed potato mile if you pre register
  • $25 for adults, $20 for 18 & under, $10 for mashed potato mile if you wait till race morning.

REGISTRATION

Well behaved dogs on a leash welcome – no need to buy them a race bib!

Nov
12
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe Truckee Community Foundation
Nov 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Nov
17
Sat
WEST YELLOWSTONE SUPERTOUR: Montana @ West Yellowstone
Nov 17 – Nov 25 all-day
  • November 17-25, 2012
  • Cost: $1350
  • Open to: any Far West Junior J1 and older (J2s need coaches’ permission)
  • Sign-up Deadline: November 9, 2012

How does a week of full time ski immersion sound? 7 days of on-snow training, technique, drills, and fun with Far West’s best coaches and our nation’s best skiers- the US Ski Team will be there as well as other divisions and clubs. Industry representatives and new product demos. A festive atmosphere. Join us to kick off your season in grand style.
Camp open to all Far West Juniors J1 and older. *J2′s need to talk to a coach and get his/her permission before signing up. This is an intensive camp with two x’s a day training and full skiing immersion. West Yellowstone is a long way from home in many ways…

Coaches:  August Teague- lead coach, Martin Benes, Glenn Jobe, Mary Ellen Benier

 

Checks are preferred for all payments.

Remember to send in your Medical Release, Waiver & Release Form, and Code of Conduct Form well in advance!