Feb 142017

On Sunday, February 19th the Rochester Orienteering Club and the Cumming Nature Center will co-sponsor a “try orienteering “ event at the Cumming Nature Center near Naples, New York.   (It does not count towards the NYSSRA ski-o points series.)  Participants will receive a map with circles representing control points drawn on the the map. They (read more)

Feb 142017

From Phil Hawkes-Teeter, course setter, about skating at Pineridge: I can only tell you what I experienced on Saturday, and point to what is on the Pineridge “Conditions” page. Yes, the solid green lines are supposed to be skateable, and those trails are wide enough to be skated; but that doesn’t necessarily mean they will (read more)

Feb 132017

From Phil Hawkes-Teeter, course setter: I finished setting the courses at Pineridge yesterday (Saturday), skiing on great snow. Today (Sunday) we are living in a blizzard. The week ahead appears to hold temperatures at or below freezing, with some possible snow showers. In other words, the skiing is/will-almost-certainly-be: fantastic. This is the best skiing we (read more)

Feb 102017

Ski quick before the snow melts! From Doug Hall, course setter: Yes. Plan B for the Ski-O is … a Ski-O! Webster is receiving significant lake effect snow. I haven’t been over to the park yet today, but  based on accumulation in the neighborhood, it looks very promising for skiing everywhere in the park. It (read more)

ESG Sunday Ski-O Score-O

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Feb 042017

Sunday’s event will be run as a mass start with a 10am start time. Check in at the timing building across from the main lodge at the cross country center at Mt. Van Hoevenberg..

Empire State Games Start Times

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Feb 032017

Here are the start times for Saturday’s Race at Cascade Ski Center. Remember this is a classic equipment only race due to the narrow trails. Here is the start list for tomorrow.  If possible please post but if it’s too inconvenient, don’t worry about it as there aren’t that many competitors.  We have 5 more (read more)

Empire State Games Course Notes

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Feb 012017

2017 EMPIRE STATE GAMES SKI ORIENTEERING COURSE NOTES Please note: day of race entries will be accepted for a fee of $25 per race. Post entrants will not be eligible for medals nor for ESG clothing. Saturday, Feb. 4 Cascade Ski Touring Centre 4833 Cascade Road (Rte 73), Lake Placid, NY Cascade is a small, (read more)