COMMUNITY NEWS

FAR WEST REGION COMMUNITY NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Please use our Community Announcements Form to submit an announcement.

Announcements are posted as a service to our members and supporting organizations and businesses. Announcements must be related to the sport of Cross Country skiing, and are posted at the sole discretion of Far West Nordic.

 

Winter Home Stay Needed for 2 Australian skiers

G’day mates! It is ‘olde’ coach Ben asking you all to consider supporting two skiers from Australia looking for a home-stay in Tahoe during their ‘summer’ break. The dates would be apprx early December to end of January. The girls are 12 and 17 and come as a unit tho they are not related. Lola, […]

Ian Ethan’s Open Land Trio California Tour

Ian_Ethan_Case_5

Former Far West Nordic Farm Team racer and webmaster Ian Ethan Case returns to the Tahoe-Truckee for a series of concerts for Trails & Vistas. Ian’s music on the Acoustic Double-Neck Guitar is an experience not to be missed! Sat. 9/7  - Donner Summit, CA - Trails & Vistas Art HikeSat. 9/7  - Truckee, CA - Trails & Vistas […]

Mammoth Seeks Cross Country Ski Center Manager

mammoth logo

Job Description: The Cross Country Ski Manager plans, directs and coordinates the operations of the cross country ski center including rentals, sales, banking, ski patrol, grooming, marketing and ski school. This person will continue to develop the Cross-Country Ski program at Tamarack Cross-Country Ski Center including instructor training, lesson programs, junior team program, trail maintenance, […]

Looking for Classic and Skate Marwe Rollerskis

Hi Far West Community! I am searching to try and buy someone’s used classic and skate Marwe rollerskis. If you are done with your pair and are considering selling them, please contact me at truckeenordicchick@hotmail.com. Thank you! Annika Taylor Contact Info: truckeenordicchick@hotmail.com Annika Taylor

Tahoe XC Junior Development Program

kids

The Tahoe Cross Country Ski Education Association’s Development Program is a fun early development program for cross-country ski racing. The goal of the program is to introduce and develop cross-country ski skills, promote general fitness, and create a love of the sport to last a lifetime.  Summer program activities include skate and classic roller skiing, […]

ASC Training Center Summer Programs

Summer Biathlon 2012

The summer Biathlon program and open range sessions begin June 2.  New this summer the program is offering youth, junior and masters training on Sunday mornings.  June 27-30 the Training Center hosts the USBA Western Region Championships.  See the ASC website for more information. ASC Training Center summer XC dry-land training for juniors kicks-off Monday, […]

Summer Housing Still Needed

FW_NordicNews2013-web

We are currently looking for several more housing spots for this summer’s college residency program. In its third year of existence, this program has become a great asset to our division. Last summer’s athletes went on to podium and win at several College races, including an NCAA Championship. This year’s participants are all highly motivated […]

ASC Seeking a Programs Manager

ASC

Auburn Ski Club Training Center on Donner Summit, CA is currently seeking to fill the year-round position of Training Center programs manager.  ASC-TC is a nationally recognized club that offers a wide range of Cross-Country, Alpine, Snowboarding, Freeride and Biathlon programs with a competition schedule in all disciplines.  ASC-TC operates its own facilities that include […]

Studio Apartment for Rent in Serene Lakes, Donner Summit

studio apartment

Studio Apartment for Rent in Serene Lakes, Donner Summit Just two blocks from Summit Station, Royal Gorge Partially furnished: bed, dresser, kitchen appliances and table Cozy: ideal for an individual Sunny southern exposure with two large windows Electric baseboard heating Bathroom with shower 6900’ Elevation; Great trails for training and lake for swimming Rent for […]

The 34th Annual Rendezvous Race

The 34th Annual Rendezvous Race will be held on March 2, 2013 Start off Your Spring Ski Racing with a Bang! There are just over two weeks until the cannon fires for the 34th annual Yellowstone Rendezvous Race, on March 2, 2013.  Make plans now to participate in this historic race, and experience some of […]

Fast and Female XC Ski CHAMP Camp

fastandfemale

Fast and Female Tuesday, April 2, 2013  1:30 pm to 4:30 pmAuburn Ski Club Training Center Fast and Female is a non-profit organization dedicated to the empowerment through sport of young women ages 9 to 19. By partnering with female olympians, they offer inspiring programming all over North-America. Through their non-competitive and fun initiatives, they strive […]

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

Bjornloppet-2013-poster-web

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. […]

Auburn Ski Club offering $5 cross-country skiing

ASC

 AUBURN SKI CLUB TRAINING CENTER/SODA SPRINGS/BOREAL, CALIFORNIA:  Beginning February 6th and continuing through March, Auburn Ski Club will be offering $5 cross-country trail passes on Wednesdays. Skiers do not need to be Auburn Ski Club members. Auburn Ski Club operates a 20K groomed cross country trail system at their training center adjacent to Boreal Mt. […]

Auburn Ski Club to host fundraiser for the Sierra Avalanche Center

ASC

 Coming next weekend, January 26 and 27th the Auburn Ski Club Training Center will participate in the Sierra Avalanche Center Ski and Ride days. Auburn Ski Club will be one of many Sierra Ski Resorts this season donating a portion of ticket sales to the Avalanche centers non-profit forecasting and awareness efforts. Trail passes will […]

Tahoe Donner Announces Sally Jones As Cross Country Ski Area Manager

Sally Jones

TRUCKEE, CALIF. — Tahoe Donner Association has recently hired Sally Jones as the new Manager for the Tahoe Donner Cross Country Ski area (TDXC) in Truckee. After an extensive management search, Ms. Jones took over operations on November 19th, just in time to prepare for the upcoming 2012-2013 winter season. Jones comes with an impressive […]