US National Biathlon Championship

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The US National Biathlon Championships were held in Jericho, Vermont March 13-16th. Glenn Jobe led a group on biathletes from Far West including juniors Peter Carroll and Sam Zabell, former Farm Team racer Phillip Violett, and ASC Program Director Dave Eastwood.  In Friday’s Individual Race Sam Zabell took 2nd in the Youth Men 17-18, Dave […]

Tahoe Rim Tour Canceled

Regrettably there is not enough snow to hold The Tahoe Rim Tour this year but it will return next year.Please join Far West Nordic on April 13th at Squaw Valley for the Billy Dutton Uphill, our remaining fundraiser and season finale!

Ulrich Luscher

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Long time Far West Nordic member and Nordic ski racer, Ulrich Luscher died last week while hiking on a San Jacinto trail. He was found about half a mile from Wellmen’s Divide, a 9700 foot high vista. Ulrich was 81 years old. Ulrich wast an inspiration to is all, Nordic racing into his 80′s, most […]

California Gold Rush 2014

  2014 California Gold RushRace ResultsPhotos by MacBeth Graphics

Are YOU Tough Enough for The Billy Dutton Uphill?

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April 13, 2014Squaw Valley USA Once a year, Squaw Valley USA hosts a very special event: participants start at the base of KT-22 and go UP the Mountain Run to High Camp. Ski it, skin it, run it, snowshoe or hike, whatever works for you (sorry, no motors or jet packs.) The Billy Dutton Uphill […]

Billy Dutton Uphill – Volunteers Needed

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The Billy Dutton Uphill is scheduled for Sunday, April 13, 2014 and we hope many of you are planning to participate either as a race participant or a volunteer. .   As you know, Far West Nordic relies heavily on our fantastic volunteers and we would really appreciate it if you could help out to make […]

California Gold Rush

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Date: Sunday March 16, 2014Time: 9:00 AM Gold Rush/9:10 AM Silver Rush/9:20 AM Bronze RushStart: Royal Gorge XCWave Start Distance: 45 km Gold Rush/30km Silver Rush/15 km Bronze RushCost: Register by March 10: $45 • Register after March 10: $60 No Race Day Registration GOLD NUGGETS KID’S RACE or JUNIOR RACE ON SATURDAY 10:00 AM(Short, Fun Kid’s Course or 3 km. […]

The Yellowstone Rendezvous Race

March 8, 2014West Yellowstone, Montana Elite Team racers took 3 of the top 4 spots in the 34th annual Yellowstone Rendezvous Race. Patrick Johnson was 1st, Spencer Eusden 3rd, and Wyatt Fereday 4th in the 50k freestyle race. The Yellowstone Rendezvous is part of the American Ski Marathon Series,  North America’s longest-running and largest citizen’s racing and touring […]

The David Quinn Award

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The Dave Quinn Award: PETER HOLMES Each year the USSA  Junior Cross Country Subcommittee presents the David Quinn award to recognize Junior Olympics athlete who best exemplifies the ideals of the cross country ski sport which Dave Quinn expressed through his life. In addition to outstanding results, nominees should have special attributes such as love for […]

Wild West Gourmet Ski Tour

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Come on out tomorrow, Sunday March 8th,  to support the Tahoe XC Ski Education Association. Wild West Gourmet Ski Tour starts at 12:30pm. Be sure not to miss out! Call 530-583-5475 for tickets. $40 Band Sneaky Creatures, Beverages from Truckee River Winery, Deschutes and Coffee Connextion, Food from Jake’s, Bridgetender, Tahoe House, Mamasake Squaw, Wolfldale’s, […]