Rescheduled ESG Ski-O Course Notes

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Feb 152018
 

Rescheduled Empire State Games Ski-O     February 17-18, 2018   COURSE NOTES     Despite the ups and downs with the winter weather there is still good snow cover in the Lake Placid area!   We have made dinner reservations at the Cascade Inn on Rte 73 for 6 pm on Saturday.  Please let us know (read more)

ESWG ski-o Feb 17-18 – update

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Feb 092018
 

ESWG ski-o has been rescheduled for Feb 17-18. Feb 17: Dewey Mountain, Saranac Lake, first starts 11am Feb 18: Mt Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid, first starts TBD There will likely be three courses, beginner, short advanced, and long advanced.  Epunching will be used.  SI sticks and map holders are available for rent. Notify Janet Findlay (read more)

ESWG ski-o now Feb 17-18

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Feb 012018
 

The Empire State Games Ski-O competition has been rescheduled to Feb. 17-18.  Saturday’s race will be at Dewey Mt. in Saranac Lake; Sunday’s will be at Mt. van Hoevenberg.  Pre-registration through the ESG site is required.  Those who registered previously will be automatically re-registered for the new date. Those who registered previously but can’t attend (read more)

Empire State Games Ski-O Postponed

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Jan 292018
 

Due to deteriorating trail conditions, the ESG event will not occur this weekend (2/3-2/4). There is a possibility that it may be rescheduled at a later date. Stay tuned and hope for snow.

ESG Update 1/26

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Jan 262018
 

There is still reasonable snow cover in the Lake Placid area so barring a totally unforeseen swing in the weather, we’re confident that the ski-o events at the Empire State Games next weekend will go ahead as scheduled.  Following the rainstorm earlier this week, about 1” of snow fell as the temperature dropped so most (read more)

Mendon Ponds 1/27 CANCELLED

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Jan 222018
 

The warm weather and rain is quickly taking out the snow so there is unfortunately little choice but to cancel Saturday’s ski-o at Mendon Ponds.

Empire State Games update

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Jan 212018
 

Remember to register in advance for the ESG Ski-O event Feb. 3&4. Some of the information on the ESG site is from last year so please read this update. Saturday’s race will be at Dewey Mt. Rec. Center in Saranac Lake. Sunday’s race will be at Mt. Van Hoevenberg. Both will start at 11 am, (read more)

Partridge Run 1/13 final update

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Jan 102018
 

From meet director and course setter Phil Hawkes-Teeter: final update of the meet notes and rules (PDF) Changes from the last version: Clues will be printed on the back of your map, and will include English translation. They are also available separately in advance. The “Logged area” symbol is used to cover more than just (read more)

Partridge Run 1/13 conditions notes and rules updates

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Jan 062018
 

Update from the course setter, Phil Hawkes-Teeter: Well, today’s snow is winding down, but it has already significantly upgraded the skiing conditions in and around Partridge Run, the site for EMPO’s next Winter event, on Jan 13. We now have around 6 inches of snow, pretty much everywhere. This means that the trails are skiable, (read more)