Silver Sage Center Pursuit

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The 1st race of the Silver Sage Center Pursuit was Sunday’s Snowshoe Thompson Classic. A cold morning made for great classic conditions for the 120 racers. Callum Watson won the men’s 10k with a time of 27:51.2, Austin Meng took 2nd at 28:36.8, and Alex Hamilton was 3rd at 28:38.1. For the women, Beth Reid […]

Snowshoe Thompson Classic

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Snowshoe Thompson Classic Race Results JNQ Results Photos by MacBeth Graphics

Snowshoe Thompson Classic + Paco’s Freestyle = Silver Sage Center Pursuit

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Sunday December 30th’s Snowshoe Thompson Classic and Monday, December 31st’s Paco’s Freestyle can now be raced as a PURSUIT.  The optional Silver Sage Center Pursuit Race means a racer’s result on the first day at the Snowshoe Thompson Classic will determine her start for the 2nd day. So Paco’s Freestyle start (for those doing both […]

2012 Masters Challenge

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Well, the snow held out enough to get in 6 races in the year’s Masters Challenge. We like to thank all the xc ski resorts for all their great work getting the courses ready under such difficult conditions. We’d also like to thank all of you racers who came out and raced in the year […]

2012 Tahoe Rim Tour

Tahoe Rim Tour 2012

Tahoe Rim Tour April 7, 2012 Race ResultsPhotos It was a beautiful klister day for the 2012 Tahoe Rim Tour. 121 racers skied or snowshoed the 26 kilometer course from Tahoe XC to Northstar XC. Despite a broken pole, August Teague won the men’s classic division with a time of 1:23:09, Farm Team racer Gustavo […]

2012 Mammoth Marathon

100 racers enjoyed the fresh snow for this year’s Mammoth Marathon. Farm Team racer Wyatt Fereday placed first in the full marathon at 2:07:58.2, August Teague was 2nd at 2:09:40.5, and Farm Team racer Gus Johnson was 3rd at 2:17:42.2. In the women’s race Beth Thomas was 1st at 2:40:53.7, Far West junior Cassidy Cichowicz […]

2012 Tahoe Rim Tour

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Tahoe Rim Tour April 7thDON’T MISS YOUR CHANCE TO SKI THIS GREAT POINT TO POINT RACE FROM TAHOE CITY TO TRUCKEE!. This is a fundraiser for the Far West Nordic Ski Education Association’s Junior Ski Programs.Race Day Registration 7:00am-8:15am at North Tahoe High School

Masters Challenge Update

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“Two more races left in the Master’s challenge!  April 1st is the Mammoth Marathon (see the website for qualifying distances) and April 7th is the Tahoe Rim Tour.   With a three race minimum, if you’ve done 1 race, you are still eligible for awards.   Also, if you renewed your Far West membership late and I […]

Snowshoe Thompson 2012

Snowshoe Thompson 2012

  There was plenty of fresh snow at the summit for the rescheduled Snowshoe Thompson Classic. Farm Team racer Elias Bucher took 1st place in the men’s 10k race with a time of 30:15.2 and Far West coach Nancy Fiddler won the women’s race at 33:58.5. August Teague and Gus Johnson took 2nd and 3rd […]

Masters Challenge Update

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Hello Masters racers- the Masters challenge is still on! Due to this year’s unusual conditions, we’re now only halfway through the race series; three races down and three to go. Over the next few weeks, we still have the Snowshoe Thompson, Mammoth Marathon and Tahoe Rim Races coming up. Be sure to sign up and […]