June Lake Camp: July 18-21Calling all Junior Far West skiers aged 13 and up! A super fun and motivating camp for the ‘old hands” to the ‘newbies’. June Lake Camp is the longest running Far West Nordic summer camp for a good reason. It’s all about camping in the beautiful Eastern Sierra near the Big […]

Bliss Camp

  The clouds parted (slightly) and the lake glowed in all it’s beauty – Bliss Camp.

Western REG-Agony Hill Time Trial June 2013

Agony Hill Time Trial  Park City, Utah: REG Nordic skiers ran an early morning time trial up 1200 feet of the 0.9 mile Agony Hill. One runner broke 15 minutes a few more broke into the 16 minute range as a great start for the western REG (Regional Elite Group) camp. Far West Nordic juniors […]



Western REG: June 22-June 29Open to Far West athletes by invite only. This is the premiere summer training camp for the best Juniors in the Western Region. Super motivating for the year ahead this is a must do camp if you are serious about your summer training and winter goals. Lake Tahoe/Bliss Camp: June 25-27 […]

Western Regional Elite Camp

Congratulations to Peter Holmes, Patrick McElravey, Julien Bordes, Dylan Syben, Katrin Larusson, and Hannah Halvorsen on their selection to attend the USST Western Regional Elite Group (REG) Training Camp in Park City, Utah.  This camp is a cross country ski training camp for elite junior skiers from the five western divisions. They will have the […]

Far West Nordic Summer Camps


Far West Nordic Summer 2013 Junior Training Camp Season will include Western REG, Lake Tahoe/Bliss, June Lake,  and PNSA/FW Camps. Western REG: June 22-June 29 Open to Far West athletes by invite only. This is the premiere summer training camp for the best Juniors in the Western Region. Super motivating for the year ahead this […]

Junior Nationals Freestyle Interval Start

2013 JN team

Monday, the first day of competition at the 2013 Junior Nationals, were the 5k/10k freestyle interval start races. The highlight results of the day were Patrick McElravey 5th MOJ, Katrin Larusson 6th FJ1, Peter Holmes 8th MJ1, Julien Bordes 8th MJ2, Dylan Syben 10th MJ2, and Hannah Halvorsen 10th FJ2. 10k MOJ: Patrick McElravey 5th, […]

2013 Junior National Blog


The 2013 Far West Nordic Junior National Team leaves for Fairbanks, Alaska this Friday March 8th. Meet the team and read their profiles on the Junior National Blog. The team will be posting updates and sharing their experiences. Cheer them on by commenting on their posts and liking them on facebook. GO FAR WEST! Schedule:Sunday March […]


March 8-17, 2013 Open to all Junior National Qualified athletes for 2013. Cost:  $1,800 plus Airfare Cost via Far West Group Rate: $980, (which includes baggage costs of 1 duffle plus 1 ski bag per person) For a total cost of $2,780 per person. Far West Uniform (required) for those who do not own already: $250 Signup/Payment Deadline: February 24, 2013 Purchasing the […]

40th Annual Bjornloppet XC Ski Race Weekend and California Senior Winter Games Join Forces in March!


Bear Valley Cross Country will host the 40th Annual Bjornloppet XC Ski Race and Festival on March 9th and March 10th, 2012. This is one of the longest running ski races in the west and it is open to all ages.  In addition, the California Senior Winter Games (CSWG) will be held the same weekend in Bear Valley. […]