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Settled?

Settled?

Once again it’s been a while since I posted on here.  I have no good reason besides I haven’t been compelled to write anything.  Part of it was it was winter and motivation was low, while some of it had to do with my need for things to be just right.  Either way I just haven’t desired to sit down […]

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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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My First Wednesday Night Skate TT

My First Wednesday Night Skate TT

Today marked the start of the Mila Headlamp Series at Cabin Creek.  The weather and conditions were less than favorable.  It was 30 and raining as we went over Snoqualmie Pass.  From previous reports from my friends I knew there was about 1.5″ of new snow and that the groomer hadn’t been out.  The snow was wet, choppy and heavy, […]

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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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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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Snow’s here, are you in? -Part 2

Snow’s here, are you in? -Part 2

So now that I got your attention with the first part of this snow series, let’s look at learning some technique and where to spend your money when getting yourself a ski set up. Skate Techniques This video takes you through various training techniques which will help build a solid foundation for skate skiing. In this video Keith Nicol shows […]

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Snow’s here, are you in? -Part 1

Snow’s here, are you in? -Part 1

Some of you are still hiking and some are in the midst of your cyclocross season, but this doesnt mean its too late to think about skiing. Over the last two seasons more and more bike racers have strapped on skis once they hung up their cross bikes for the year. If you’re thinking about getting into skate or classic XC skiing […]

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Snow! Not now but then.

Snow! Not now but then.

When ski season approaches they’ll be plenty of skate skiing talk and pictures.  This is from the Iron Horse Trail last season.

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