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FAR WEST REGION COMMUNITY NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

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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.

 

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

Lake Tahoe Nordic Festival

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

Martin Benes

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 […]

Mount Shasta Nordic Seeks Executive Director

Mount Shasta Nordic Ski OrganizationExecutive Director Job Announcement The Mount Shasta Nordic Ski Organization (MSNSO) is seeking a year-round, half-time executive director, starting June 15, 2012.  We are a community-based, member-supported, non-profit organization that strives to inspire a passion for Nordic skiing.  Salary is $25,000 per year.  Please contact Tim Loughlin at 530-859-8553 or timlocklin@yahoo.com […]

Sugar Bowl Academy Nordic Open House

Sugar Bowl Academy

Nordic Open House Wednesday, April 4, 20129:00am – 4:00pm The full day visit includes on-snow training with SBA coaches Jeff Schloss, Martin Benes, and Ambrose Tuscano, a conditioning/recovery session in our Performance Training Session, classroom visits, and an informational session for parents and students. Contact Kelly Farrell  to RSVP.

Backcountry Slide Show

Please come join the Tahoe ski touring, rock climbing, mountain loving local crowd for 10 consecutive FREE Wed night slideshows at Squaw’s Oly Plaza Bar, starting Jan 4th. Shows start at 7pm and last an hour. Go shred, get dinner, and come on time for a very comfortable room and large projector screen. Wed March […]

39th Annual Bjornloppet Race & CA Senior Winter Games

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39th ANNUAL BJORNLOPPET XC SKI RACE WEEKEND AND CALIFORNIA SENIOR WINTER GAMES JOIN FORCES IN MARCH! Bear Valley Cross Country will host the 39th Annual Bjornloppet XC Ski Race and Festival on March 10th and March 11th, 2012. This is one of the longest running ski races in the west and it is open to all ages.  […]

Fundraiser for Auburn Ski Club

Eat at Bill’s Rotisserie, located in the savemart shopping center, in Truckee this weekend! Mention Auburn Ski Club at time of your purchase and 20% of the total will go to ASC.