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37th Annual Ski for Light International Week: Report from Soldier Hollow

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Far West Nordic master and blind skier, Walt Raineri, took gold at the Ski for Light International Week Competition in Soldier Hollow, Utah on Saturday, February 11, 2012. Far West Nordic Community: Just finished up a week of Ski For Light International practice and competition sessions here at Soldier Hollow. On the 10th anniversary of the […]

Volunteers Needed

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Robin Morning is looking for volunteers to help with two races that are scheduled February 3rd and 5th, the Mammoth Classic Race and the Allan Bard Memorial. If you are willing to help out on either event, please contact Robin.

Missing Skis

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    A pair of Rossignol 191 Women’s Classic XIUM skis were picked up from the Minaret Mile on Monday Jan. 16th between 4:30pm and 5pm. These skis belong to one of our local High School Racers. Please call Rita Kirkeby at 760 805 4889 with any information.

Free Laser Biathlon Open Course this Saturday at TXC

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Laser Biathlon Course open to the public at no charge this Saturday at Tahoe XC!  No snow! No worries!Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area and Tahoe Peak Endurance will be hosting a Laser Biathlon “do-it-yourself” Mt. Biking and/or running course this Saturday January 14th at Tahoe XC Ski Area from 10:30am-2:30pm. Six biathlon stations, a penalty […]

Nordic Olympic Trails Fundraiser – Wednesday, January 11, 2012 – 18:00

Come join us in celebrating Lake Tahoe’s history of Olympic Heritage. We will have meet and greet with select Olympians, historic memorabilia from the 1960 Winter Olympics. H’orderves and non-alcoholic drinks will be served. Tickets will be available at the North Lake Chamber Visitor Center in Tahoe City, Gatekeepers Museum, Granlibakken Resort and West Shore […]

Northstar California Snowshoe Social & Race Series

Northstar Snowshoe Social & Race Series

Race #1: January 22, 2012 (Tahoe Rim Tour Race)• Point-to-point 21k from the North Tahoe High School to the Northstar Cross Country Ski, Telemark & Snowshoe Center.• There will also be classic and skate divisions taking place at the same time.• A portion of the proceeds from the event benefit the Far West Junior Nordic […]

Tannenbaum Classic Fun Race

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December 11, 2011Racing the Minaret Mile at Main lodge between the Mammth Mtn inn & Minaret Summit10:00 a.m. start*Start/Finish located at the turn-off to Chair 12 road*COME OUT AND JOIN THIS HIGH ENERGY, FUN EVENT TO SUPPORT OUR NORDIC YOUTH PROGRAMS! The Tamarack Cross Country Ski Center has a track set on the “Minaret Mile”, […]

TURKEY TROT CANCELED

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Auburn Ski Club is sorry to inform all you runners that the Town of Truckee is not allowing us to run the 35th Annual Turkey Trot because of safety concerns with the snowy conditions we would probably encounter on Town roads. So, despite the event always bragging it is a “rain or shine event,” the […]

UNR SKI SWAP IS BACK FOR IT’S 30TH YEAR

The Annual University of Nevada Ski Swap and Sale is back. This highly anticipated event will be held November 11, 12, and 13 (Friday through Sunday) at the Reno-Sparks Convention Center located at 4590 S. Virginia St. Hours are 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. – […]

Primal Fit Ski Conditioning at Tahoe XC

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WHERE: Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area WHEN: Tuesdays 5:30pm & Thursdays 6:30am COST: $100 – punch card of 10 or $12 drop-in fee REGISTER: Tahoe Peak Endurance Colleen Conners-Pace MA Exercise Physiologist Come join Tahoe Peak Endurance who has partnered with Tahoe Cross Country Ski Area for an ongoing outdoor exercise class designed to make […]

FIRST TRACKS AT THE YELLOWSTONE SKI FESTIVAL

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FIRST TRACKS AT THE YELLOWSTONE SKI FESTIVALNov. 22 – 26 Everyone is invited to West Yellowstone, Montana Nov. 22-26 for the Yellowstone Ski Festival, a week-long celebration of cross-country skiing.  Each year thousands of skiers, from Olympic athletes to first timers, descend on this small mountain town to make their first tracks of the season […]

Tahoe XC 11th Annual XC Ski Swap

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Saturday, November 12, 201110am-3pm Get what you need for the ski season at great prices. Used rental gear from Tahoe XC, rep samples, demos. Skate skiing, classic, snowshoes, kid’s sleds, backcountry gear, clothing, bikes, kayaks, anything human-powered. Register your sale equipment on Friday, November 11th from 2pm to 9pm. Win a season pass! Raffle on […]

Nordic Dry-Land Conditioning Camp

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Don’t waste valuable ski time, skiing yourself in to shape – join us for super secret specific Nordic conditioning and hit the snow at your peak. The eight week camp is designed in two-consecutive day blocks to produce effective training load and adaptation. The two-day format provides the tools for individuals to repeat and implement, […]