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Fast and Female XC Ski CHAMP Camp

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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!

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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

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 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

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 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

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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 […]

Update from Tamarack

The Tannenbaum Classic race is on for December 16th! 10km for Adults,  3km for Juniors OJ-J3 and 1 long km for Kids J4 and younger.  All races are classic. They will also have a Demo-Day on Saturday December 15th  2012 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. Tamarack is open with approx. 19km of trails in good shape […]

Incline High School Seeks Nordic Coach

Incline High School has asked us to get the word out that they are still looking for a Nordic Coach for this season. All practices are held at Tahoe XC so it is not necessary to travel to Incline for practices as the team has the support of parent volunteers to help with transportation. If […]

Lake Tahoe Nordic Festival

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February 8, 9, 10, 2013  The Lake Tahoe Nordic Festival is an event that will cater to one of the fastest growing cross-country regions in the United States. With multiple cross-country ski resorts and hundreds of kilometers of groomed trails, Lake Tahoe serves up some of the finest Nordic skiing in the United States. Working […]

Truckee High School Assistant Nordic Ski Coach

Truckee High School is looking for an assistant nordic ski coach. See the link for details: http://www.edjoin.org/viewPosting.aspx?postingID=450214&countyID=31&onlineApp=1 Contact Info: dwaltonsmith@ttusd.org Dana Walton-Smith (530)582-2503

ASC Coaching Positions

ASC is  also looking for 1-2-3 Ski instructorsPart-time mid-week positions from January to March instructing 1st-3rd grade kids. Sessions are on fair-weather days, Thur. and Fri. from 8:30am to early afternoon. Instructors don’t need to be great skiers and it’s a great way to give back to the sport.Pay starts at $12 doe and to fill the front […]

Mammoth Mountain Ski Teams Seeking Nordic Coaches For 12/13 season

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Seasonal Position: Cross Country Nordic Ski Team Coach Job Description: Coach, teach athletes. Implement training / competition program, conduct training. Communicate with parents and co-workers. Limited full and part time coaching positions available. Hours will vary depending on job requirements and opportunities. We have coaches positions open in our CROSS COUNTRY NORDIC SKI teams, where […]

Found at Mt Bachelor: Toko Vest with Tahoe XC logo

I found a black Toko size medium vest with Tahoe XC logos in the snow after the last camp at Mt Bachelor. It has initials on the tag. If this post makes it to the right skier, I can mail it to them. Thanks, XC Oregon/ MBSEF  

Oregon Spring XC Ski Camp

2012 Oregon Spring XC Ski Camp May 23-27, 2012 (also hoping for June 15-17) Mt Bachelor/Bend, Oregon Designed For Master Skiers & Racers (but juniors welcome with chaperone) The Oregon Spring Camp offers citizen skiers a very unique chance to take part in a world-class ski education experience in the late spring. Mt Bachelor typically […]

2nd Annual Wine Gala – Mt. Shasta Nordic

Saturday April 21, 7pm – 10pm The Gallery in Mt. Shasta Tickets $20, available at The Fifth Season, Village Books, or at the door. Wine and olive oil tasting, wine auction, appetizers, and desserts. This is a benefit for Mt. Shasta Nordic. Come out and support your groomed community winter trails, quality Nordic skiing in […]

Summer Housing Needed for Collegiate Athletes

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This upcoming summer, we will once again be providing collegiate student-athletes the opportunity to come to Truckee and train as part of structured group. The program will benefit both the student-athletes, as they take advantage of the numerous training options in the area, as well as the local Nordic community. Exposure to these high level […]