US Nationals 2013


US Nationals 2013, Soldier Hollow Men’s 15K freestyle: Skiing for Far West Nordic: Patrick McElravey was 23rd MOJ (91st overall), Farm Team Racer Spencer Eusden was 47th MU23 (120th overall), and Dylan Syben was 3rd MJ2 (203rd overall) Women’s 10k freestyle: Farm Team racers Beth Taylor was 3rd FU23 (16th overall) and Holly Whitney 21st […]



January 30-February 3, 2013 Cost: $500 Open to all Far West athletes age 13 or older wishing for top-notch race experience.  Sign-up Deadline: January 14th -no exceptions! This is one of the most anticipated trips of the year for the Juniors. It combines hard, extremely competitive racing on the trails of the 2002 Salt Lake Olympics […]

US Nationals: Soldier Hollow

US NATIONALS: Soldier Hollow December 31, 2012 – January 9, 2013 Open to: Far West Junior National Qualified J1 and older, and all Far West Senior Team Signup deadline: December 21, 2012 This full-tilt racing trip is open to Far West JO Qualified Juniors, J1 (please talk to your coach for confirmation) or older, plus all […]

West Yellowstone SuperTour

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West Yellowstone TripNovember 17-25, 2012Sign-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 […]

Kamp Klamath by Ben Grasseschi

Kamp Klamath 2012

Kamp Klamath by Ben Grasseschi Kamp Kuotes: “If I had a man-crush, it would be Pat Maddon.” ~ SuperDingo on PNSA skier Pat Maddon “I’d tell everyone that I am an Nevada Gurl but that makes me sound like a prostitute.” ~ Melanie Swick when asked why she told everyone she was from Tahoe. “Look […]

June Lake Camp 2012 by Nancy Fiddler


June Lake Camp 2012 by Nancy Fiddler Photos by Mark Nadell Records show that this year’s Far West June Lake Camp was the 19th Annual! The first camp, held back in 1994, was actually held in a now closed campground at Horseshoe Lake in Mammoth, but for 18 straight years, Far West Nordic juniors have been […]

FW/PNSA Camp: Trinidad CA

Oregon Camp 2011 rollerski

August 15-19, 2012 Cost: $360 Open to Junior National Qualified athletes Signup Deadline: August 5, 2012 Open to all Far West Juniors who have qualified for Junior Nationals. We have a friendly rivalry and shared training and technique experiences with Pacific Northwest Junior skiers. A super fun and challenging camp geared towards getting you ready […]

June Lake Camp

June Lake 2011

July 19-22, 2012 Cost: $235 Open to all Far West Nordic Juniors ages 13-19 Signup Deadline: July 12, 2012 The June Lake Camp is a Far West classic, the longest-running Nordic training camp in the division. It is both super fun and extremely motivating for just about any Junior athlete, whether you’re an experienced racer […]

Bliss Camp 2012


Bliss Camp 2012 Well. The annual Far West Bliss Camp has just completed (June 26-28). Due to annually falling numbers we tried a new tact and hosted it in early summer instead of September like we had been. That seemed to work! We had 20 camp attendees plus coaches, Mary Ellen Benier, Stefan Benier, and […]

Far West Nordic Summer Camps

June Lake 2011

Far West Nordic Summer 2012 Junior Training Camp Season will include Western REG, Lake Tahoe/Bliss, June Lake,  and PNSA/FW Camps. Western REG: June 24-July 1 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 […]