All posts for the month December, 2016

Snow for Nordic Skiing Holiday Warm Up

Earning it for the Holidays: Weather by Carols California, Nevada and Utah Let it Snow “Oh the weather outside if frightful. But the fire is so delightful.” High winds have slammed into the west turning ventures outdoors into potential trips to Oz.  That is Dr. Oz after one is hit in the head by the pine cone bombs […]

Early Avalanche Deaths

Early Season Avalanche Deaths This weekend was  deadly one for skiers in the West.  Avalanches in two states claimed the lives of two people.  One skier died while jumping into a closed area at the Mt. Rose ski resort near Reno, Nevada, and another in Montana near Cooke City while backcountry skiing. The snow is […]

On Your Mark: Tannenbaum 10K Classic this Weekend in Mammoth Lakes

On December 11, the Tannenbaum 10K Classic will be held at the Tamarack Lodge in Mammoth Lakes, CA.  The event benefits the Eastern Sierra Nordic Association’s Junior Nordic Team. A variety of races, from the 1K race for elementary-age kids, 3K for middle and high schoolers, to the 5K and 10K for adults, will be held. Races […]