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FAR WEST REGION COMMUNITY NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

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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

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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.

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

Tannenbaum Classic Fun Race 2011

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 […]