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2013 WA Nordic Race Calendar

2013 WA Nordic Race Calendar

Here is list of all the WA Nordic events I could find all in one place for you.  Let me know if I missed any.  Enjoy the snow!   Methow Valley Trail Events Event Date Organizer 2013 Race of the Methow January 5 – 6 MV Nordic Team 2013 Members Ski Camp January 12-13 MV Nordic Club 2013 Snow Bike Demo […]

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2011-2012 Nordic Schedule

2011-2012 Nordic Schedule

 Methow Valley Dec 28 – MVSTA Holiday Loppet Tour Dec 28 –Try Biathlon Dec 30 – Vintage Ski Festival Dec 31 – Mazama Ski Rodeo   Jan 1 – New Years Blast Biathlon Jan 4 – Try Biathlon Jan 21-22 – Methow Valley Bang Biathlon 21-22 – Methow Valley Pursuit Feb 2 – Groundhog Day Ski and Proclamation Feb 9-10 […]

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Ski season is here!

Ski season is here!

Its that time of year again, skiing season.  I saw the first Tweets about the conditions at Cabin Creek last night.  Cabin Creek was first groomed last Friday.  So wax up those skis and get out there.  The trails wait.  Its been a while so check out this Checklist so you dont forget anything.   Want to know where to […]

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Weekly Totals for 1/22 to 1/28

Weekly Totals for 1/22 to 1/28

Here’s the week 2 recap of what I’ve done as far as exercise goes for the week.  My training schedule is Monday through Sunday but these recaps will be Saturday through Friday.  Last week someone asked where I like to trail run on the West side.  I mostly run at Seward Park .  If you run all the off-road trails […]

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Iron Horse Trail Conditions

Iron Horse Trail Conditions

Today, Saturday Jan. 22nd. I went to Erling Stordahl which is located off Exit 62, Crystal Springs on I-90.  The groomer said he fixed part of the trails there and was headed out to do the Roller Coaster.  When we got there around 1 pm the Roller Coaster was pretty hard but had some soft patches.  Only about a half […]

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XC Race Schedule

XC Race Schedule

2011 Nordic Skiing Races Kongsberger races 2011 Gunnar Hagen 10k & 30k Sunday, January 16 Classic technique – interval starts registration online Stampede 15k & 5k Sunday, February 20 Freestyle technique – mass start registration online (coming soon) PNSA JOQ Saturday & Sunday, February 19 & 20 Junior Olympic Qualifier – PNSA Divison Ozbaldy 50 k Sunday, March 20 Freestyle technique – mass start registration online […]

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XC Skiing Checklist

Nordic skiing is just like any other sport where you have to bring many items with you each time. Maybe corporate America has just convinced us we do. My issues is not forgetting to bring stuff with me to ski but losing it in the parking lot, just ask those who ski with me. Here’s a list of things to […]

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Grooming

Grooming

Many of you have made the drive to the pass to skate or classic ski only to find out that grooming didn’t happen as the various website said it should. For a while now the Central Cascade Trail Council and State Parks have been trying to fix this situation. There are many factors and groups involved and I will not […]

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Wednesday Night Headlamp Series

Wednesday Night Headlamp Series

2010 MARMOT MOUNTAIN WORKS/ MILA HEADLAMP SERIES All events at Cabin Creek Snowpark, WA, Exit 63, I90 Date Time Technique Lenght JANUARY  5 5-8 pm. self timed skate 5k(2 laps),  2.5k(1 lap) juniors 12 5-8 pm. self timed classic 5k(2 laps),  2.5k(1 lap) juniors 19 5-8 pm. self timed skate 5k(2 laps),  2.5k(1 lap) juniors 26 6:30 mass start classic 6 x […]

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Snow’s here, are you in? -Part 3

Snow’s here, are you in? -Part 3

So now that you have skis, watched the videos to learn the basics, where do you go?  Well, luckily for you there are plenty of options.  Though like with mountain biking here in Washington you have to travel to get there. Cabin Creek, Crystal Springs, and the Iron Horse Trail are the three places I’ve been too.  They are the […]

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