2014 Masters Challenge

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Congrats to everyone in this year’s masters challenge. Because of the lack of races, we decided to drop the minimum number of races down to 3 for this year. In an effort to keep things fair to the truly motivated racers out there who were able to get in 4 races, the final results within […]


2011 Masters World Cup Glenn Jobe

The Classic Technique Clinic  may be held on an alternate date in March. The decision will be announced on March 25th if necessary. Saturday, February 1, 2014 Tahoe XC Back by popular demand is our classic ski clinic. This year it will be led by renowned Far West coach and Olympian Glenn Jobe. Glenn was an […]

PSIA Nordic Fall Festival


Tahoe Donner XC (Weather and Conditions permitting)December 12-14 PSIA and Far West are working together to bring you  “The Fall Festival”, 3  days of skiing clinics, teaching workshops and social events. Join us for sessions with top clinicians like former Olympians Nancy Fiddler and Katerina Housanova. Improve your skiing with Martin Benes, Sally Jones, Peter […]

2013 Masters Challenge

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Thanks to everyone who participated in this year’s Masters Challenge.  Please review your results and if you find any issues (e.g. I missed your results in a race), please let me know asap and I’ll get that corrected.   We’re currently working on some new very cool hats for this year’s winners which we’ll be getting […]

Glide the Divide

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Glide the Divide (North Routt Coureur des Bois), Steamboat Springs, CO This year’s start-finish was at Columbine, about an hour’s drive north of Steamboat.  A 6 km spur (out and back) connects the start-finish to the main 45 km loop at rest stop #1 (Little Red Park). There begins a very scenic clockwise loop that […]

Snow Mountain Stampede

Snow Mountain Stampede

Bruce Pauly and Byron Beagles traveled to Snow Mountain Ranch (near Winter Park), CO for last weekend’s Snow Mountain Stampede.  In the 42 km Freestyle Race on Saturday (start temp 20 degrees F higher than night before’s forecast!), Byron won the M60-69 group, Bruce was 9th in the M50-50 group.  In the 42 km Classic […]

The Great Ski Race 2013


750 racers registered and 609 finished what turned out to be one of the most difficult Great Ski Races. A mixture of rain and wet snow made for a slow, sloppy course with the mist at the start turning to snow on the fiberboard freeway. Brian Gregg from Minneapolis was first with a time of […]

The Great Ski Race


Sunday March 3rd, 2013 9AMTahoe XC to Truckee Be a Part of the Largest Ski Race In California The 37th annual point-to-point 30km Great Ski Race is an event not to be missed! Sign up by March 2nd to catch lower entry fees. Race day registration in person by 8:30am. The Great Ski Race course is […]

American Birkebeiner


The 40th Annual American Birkebeiner was held on Saturday, February 23rd. Six inches of fresh snow fell on Friday, slowing the pace on the 50 kilometer course that goes from Cable to Hayward, WI. 3953 racers completed the 50 kilometer skate race and 1799 completed the 54 kilometer Birkie Classic. Farm Team racer Wyatt Fereday finished […]

Asiago 2013


    The Masters World Cup Championships are underway in Asiago, Italy and Far West Nordic masters have turned in some strong performances. Congrats to all and Go Far West! Read more…