41st ANNUAL BJORNLOPPET XC SKI RACE WEEKEND AND CALIFORNIA SENIOR WINTER GAMES JOIN FORCES IN MARCH! Bear Valley Cross Country will host the 41st Annual Bjornloppet XC Ski Race and Festival on March 8th and March 9th, 2014. This is one of the longest running ski races in the west and it is open to all ages.  In […]

Alpenglow Mountain Festival

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Nordic Week February 23rd – March 2ndHighlights include:  Grand Fondo w/ Katerina Nash 2.23 9am-12pm at Tahoe XC Daily community skis at Tahoe XC 9-10am (and a moonlight skate on 2.26 8pm) Daily skills clinics at Tahoe XC (taught by Ben G. and Kara Lapoint) 1030am GSR Wax Clinic AND Panel “How to Finish the […]

Missing poles after Snowshoe Thompson at Auburn ski club

A pair of black Swix carbon 145cm poles were mistakenly taken from the back stairs at Auburn ski club on Sunday Dec 22nd, after the Snowshoe Thompson. A pair of longer Swix poles (yellow stripes) were left behind instead. The longer poles were left with a note behind the desk at ASC. If you find […]

ESNSA Gets Far West Nordic Grant


Far West Nordic’s Board of Directors approved a $500 grant for Eastern Sierra Nordic Ski Association. ESNSA is working to build a sustainable Nordic program for the Mammoth area’s youth. It will be working with the local high school and middle school as well as Mammoth Mountain Ski Area to offer a comp team, after several […]

Tahoe Donner XC Events


TAHOE DONNER CROSS COUNTRY SKI CENTER SPECIAL EVENTS: In this Winter Olympic year Tahoe Donner will be offering many special events to celebrate and allow guests to experience the Olympic sport of Cross Country Skiing and biathlon. Visit tahoedonner.com/cross-country/events for more details and prices of these events and additional Olympic-themed events during the Olympic Games […]

Far West Nordic 2013 Season Kickoff Party

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Far West Nordic 2013 Season Kickoff PartyCottonwood RestaurantSunday, December 8, 2013   5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Guest Speaker: MARCUS NASH and other Tahoe Olympians2-Time Olympian and 9-Time National Champion Social hour with cash bar, 3 course dinner with beer and wine, and “Chance” raffle!Cost is $55 for Far West Nordic members and $65 for nonmembers.Group […]

Incline High School Seeking Nordic Coach

Incline High School has asked us to get the word out that they are looking for a Nordic Coach for this season. All practices are held at Tahoe XC so it is not necessary to travel to Incline for practices as the team has the support of parent volunteers to help with transportation. If you […]

Auburn Ski Club Training Center Open House


October 26th, 9am to 1pm Keep Calm – Winter is coming.  While we watch NOAA for news of the first BIG snow the ASC Training Center is hosting an open house, Sat. October 26th.  We’re inviting all members, guests and those interested in learning about ASC Training Center and our programs.  It’ll be a full morning […]

2015 USSA Cross Country Junior Nationals Organization Committee formation gathering

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2015 USSA Cross Country Junior NationalsMarch 2015 – ASC Training CenterOrganization Committee formation gathering October 27th, 10am – Noon The biggest Junior Cross Country event in North America is returning to the ASC Training Center and Far West .  This annual National Championships will draw 400+ of the very best 14-19 year old skiers for […]

Positions Open for 2013 U18 Nordic Junior Countries Competition

Positions Open for 2013 U18 Nordic Junior Countries Competition (J1 Trip) Rovaniemi, Finland – Jan 26 – Feb 7, 2014 The U.S. Ski Team and National Nordic Foundation are hiring two service staff and one Trip Leader to this year’s championships in Finland. The positions will be funded by National Nordic Foundation. The position will […]