CALENDAR

 

November 2013 – February 2014

Nov
9
Sat
Boca Double Pole Time Trial @ Boca Reservoir
Nov 9 all-day

Boca Double Pole 3k uphill

Roller skiing double pole only
Individual start

Historical results

Nov
12
Tue
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe XC Yurt
Nov 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Nov
15
Fri
New Moon Elite Team Fundraiser @ New Moon Natural Foods
Nov 15 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Friday  November 15th
5:00 to 8:00 p.m.
New Moon Natural Foods in Truckee.

New Moon Natural Foods in Truckee will be fundraising for the Elite Team. Mammoth Brewing Company will be sampling their beer with a $10 suggested donation with the proceeds going to The Far West Nordic Elite Team. Come and enjoy a beer tasting and help support he Elite Team!

Dec
8
Sun
Far West Nordic 2013 Season Kickoff Party @ Cottonwood Restaurant & Bar
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Far West Nordic 2013 Kickoff Dinner
Cottonwood Restaurant
Sunday, December 8, 2013    5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Guest Speaker: MARCUS NASH and other Tahoe Olympians
2-Time Olympian and 9-Time National Champion

Social hour with cash bar, 3 course dinner with beer and wine, and “Chance” raffle!

Buy your tickets today!  One raffle ticket included with admission.

 

Menu

SALAD

Chopped Cottonwood Caesar 

ENTRÉE CHOICE
(Individuals choose one on the night of the event)

Grilled Certified Angus Beef flank steak with a marsala demi-glace, roasted red potatoes and house vegetables

Pine nut crusted Southeast Asian basa with a tomato-dill Beurre blanc, rice, and house vegetables

Linguini with grilled chicken breast, diced tomatoes and a chipotle cream sauce

Butternut squash enchiladas with Ancho chile mole, cilantro and white cheddar cheese, sprinkled with toasted pumpkin seeds

DESSERT CHOICE

Petite fresh berry crisp with whipped cream
or
Petite chocolate brownie with whipped cream

“Chance” Raffle prizes

  • Blue Mountain Hat by Rivka Designs
  • Marble Neck Warmer by Rivka Designs
  • Soap, soap dish and loofa – Tahoe Mountain Soap Company
  • Tea and t-shirt – Tahoe Teas
  • Oakley Goggles
  • Swix Ski Bag
  • Olive Oils by Carolea
  • Lisa’s Luscious Jams and Spreads
  • Carmels and Carmel Syrup by Collin’s Caramels
  • Kids skis – Rossi classic 150 with NNN bindings
  • Margarita pitcher and four matching glasses
  • Four 1-day xc ski trail passes at Tamarack
  • Notecards by Kath McGaughey
  • Renewal Dermatology, Gift Certificate $250.00
  • Two lift passes to Sierra-at-Tahoe (good Mon-Fri)
  • Andrew Newell, U.S. Olympic Team Polo Shirt
  • Heart necklace by Riverside Studios
  • Tim Hauserman’s book, Cross Country Skiing in the Sierra Nevadas
  • K2 SNBD Snowboard, Coors Logo 22″ Stance and Length 55.9cm
Dec
9
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe Donner XC
Dec 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Dec
12
Thu
PSIA Nordic Fall Festival @ Tahoe Donner XC (Weather and Conditions permitting!)
Dec 12 – Dec 14 all-day

THURSDAY DEC 12

9:30 – noon         Early season classic tune up

1:00 – 3:30pm     Skating-improver tips & teaching tips

4pm -6pm              Silly Sprint Race.  Happy hour drink specials &  Soup & Salad at TDXC

FRIDAY DEC 13

9:30 – noon         Classic – How to get up the hills more efficiently

1:00 – 4:00pm     Compare your form to the pros with Dartfish Video Technology* Limited spaces – sign up early for this clinic! Sponsored by Reno’s Silver Sage Sports Performance. Julie Young and Paul Peterson

6pm  -9pm            Dinner & music: A pizza feast & desert prepared by the chefs at Tahoe Donner XC: $20 includes your first drink. Open Mike music.

 

SATURDAY DEC 14

9am – 4pm        PSIA level 1 Prep Course - for people interested in becoming certified with Professional Ski Instructors of America – contact PSIA office for information.

9:30 – noon       Refine your classic skiing with Olympian Nancy Fiddler * Limited spaces – sign up early for this clinic!

1:00 – 3:30pm   Refining your skating with Olympian Katerina Nash Limited spaces – reserve you space for this clinic!

4pm            Classic grip waxing, Hard wax & Klister  

 

Early bird pricing- All three days: $195, $70 a day or $40 per clinic

For signups after Dec. 9th: $205, $80 and $45

PSIA Members pre registered via  www.psia-w.org  get a free trail pass.

Far West Members pre registered via www.farwestnordic.org  get a $15 trail pass.

We reserve the right to combine or cancel sessions based on registration

Sign ups after Dec. 9 are not guaranteed a spot in the requested clinic. We will do our best to accomodate everyone in a clinic appropriate to their interest and skill level. For last minute questions contact Mitch at the PSIA office, (530) 587-7642

Online registration is now closed. There will be day of signups. Please bring your current Far West Nordic membership card and cash or check only. Please contact Mitch Dion at (530) 587-7642 for additional information.

Dec
14
Sat
Wild Cherries Elite Team Fundraiser @ Wild Cherries Coffee House
Dec 14 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm

WC logoWild Cherries Coffee House in Truckee
Saturday, December 14th
6am-6pm

Wild Cherries Coffee House in Truckee will be  donating 10% of all sales on December 14th to the Far West Nordic Elite Team. Come and enjoy a coffee or meal and help support the Elite Team!

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Jan
13
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe XC Yurt
Jan 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Feb
10
Mon
FAR WEST BOARD MEETING @ Tahoe Donner XC
Feb 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

All members are welcome and encouraged to attend.

Feb
15
Sat
Alpenglow Winter Festival
Feb 15 – Mar 1 all-day