Wyatt Fereday Wins Teton Ridge Classic


    Congrats to Elite Team racer Wyatt Fereday for his win at the Teton Ridge Classic  yesterday, January 11th, at Teton Ridge Ranch, Idaho. Wyatt finished the 28 km classic in 1:36:33 ,  with a two and a half minute lead.  Check out Wyatt’s race post in the Elite Team Blog. Race results Wyatt […]

US Nationals Classic Sprints


Classic Sprint day at US Nationals and a huge shout out to Patrick McElravey for his 8th place overall in the qualifier! Qualifier Results:Far West Nordic Juniors: Bria Riggs 11th FU18.Far West Nordic Alumni: Chelsea Holmes 9th FSR and Joelle Romo 6th FU20. Far West Nordic Juniors:  Sam Zabell  18th MU18 and Brandon Herhusky  1st […]

US Nationals Freestyle Mass Start


Women’s MJR 5kFar West Nordic Juniors: Hannah Halvorsen  5th FU16, Danielle Nivinski  19th FU18, and  Bria Riggs  23rd FU18.Far West Alumni: Katrin Larusson  5th FU20 and Joelle Romo 17th FU20.Women’s 20kChelsea Holmes 1st FSR (2nd overall) and  Annika Taylor  27th FU23Men’s MJR 10kFar West Nordic Juniors: Shane Christian  13th MU20, Dylan Syben 20th  MU18, Peter Holmes  29th […]

Holmes and Halvorsen Named to Scandia Cup Team


Holmes and Halvorsen Named to Scandia Cup TeamEvery year USSA takes the top 12 athletes under 18 (6 men and 6 women) to the Scandinavia Cup. Selections are based on their results at US Nationals. Far West Nordic is proud to report that both Peter Holmes and Hannah Halvorsen have been selected! Both of them […]

U23/World Junior and U18 Standings


Far West Nordic Juniors Peter Holmes (U18) and Hannah Halvorsen (U16) are both in 5th place after two races (top 6, best 2 out of 3 races at Nationals qualify for Scandinavian Cup Trip.) The freestyle distance races are Wednesday January 8th.  U23/World Junior and U18 Standings

TDXC Saturday


TDXC will have a $5 donation trail pass for this Saturday with all proceeds going to the Truckee High School and Middle School xc teams.   There will be music on the deck (not live) and a BBQ, conditions permitting. TDXC anticipate having about 10km of trails open  – some icy stretches, some GREAT snow on […]

Lakes Basin 15k

Lakes Basin 15K 2011

The Lakes Basin 15k is this Sunday January 12, 2014 at Tamarack Lodge in beautiful Mammoth Lakes.15k freestyle, juniors 5 km, and kids 2 km races start at Pokenobe at 10:00 am.

US Nationals Sprints


Today was Freestyle Sprint day at US Nationals. Huge congrats to Far West Nordic alum Katrin Larusson who was 3rd in the FJR A Finals and to Hannah Halvorsen for making the FSR quarterfinals after posting the 15th fastest time in the qualifiers. Far West Nordic Elite Team racer Patrick Johnson advanced to the MSR quarterfinals, […]

US Nationals 10/15k Classic


18 degrees with four inches of new snow made for perfect conditions for the 10/15k Classic races at US Nationals in Soldier Hollow. Far West Nordic was well represented including Brandon Herhusky 1st MU16, Peter Holmes 4th MU18, and Hannah Halvorsen 5th FU16.Women’s 10k ClassicFar West Nordic Juniors: Hannah Halvorsen 5th FU16, Bria Riggs 22nd […]


ASCTC is doing well maintaining a pretty good 3k loop during this record snow drought but they could use your help preparing a course for Paco’s Freestyle coming up Sunday Jan. 5th. Calling all volunteers for shoveling crews Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoons to help ensure a race quality full width course. We have shovels, tarps […]

First JNQs in The Books


It was a beautiful weekend for the first 2 JNQs of the season, the ASC Freestyle Sprints and the Snowshoe Thompson Classic. Juniors need to compete in four out of seven qualifiers and have qualifying times in three events, including at least one skate and one classic event! Looks like a very strong start to […]

ASC Sprints


  2013 ASC Sprints Race ResultsJNQ ResultsPhotos by MacBeth Graphics

Tahoe Rim Tour – Volunteers Needed

We need VOLUNTEERS for the Tahoe Rim Tour.  Volunteers are needed for both the Tahoe XC and Northstar sides…..registration, course marshaling (both sides) aid station help, general help with gear handling at Northstar side, and especially timing crew at finish.  If you are interested in volunteering please use VOLUNTEER SIGNUP FORM or email race director Don Heapes.

Race Schedule

Tannenbaum Classic Sunday December 15, Tamarack Lodge ASC Freestyle Sprints JNQ Saturday December 21, Auburn Ski Club Snowshoe Thompson Classic JNQ Sunday December 22, Auburn Ski Club Paco’s Freestyle Sunday January 5, Auburn Ski Club Lakes Basin 15k Sunday January 12, Tamarack Lodge 10th Mountain Division Biathlon Sunday January 19, Auburn Ski Club Sierra Skogsloppet JNQ Monday January 20, Tahoe Donner XC Alpenglow Freestyle 20k Sunday January 26, Tahoe […]

ESNSA Gets Far West Nordic Grant


Far West Nordic’s Board of Directors approved a $500 grant for Eastern Sierra Nordic Ski Association. ESNSA is working to build a sustainable Nordic program for the Mammoth area’s youth. It will be working with the local high school and middle school as well as Mammoth Mountain Ski Area to offer a comp team, after several […]