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..
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)
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)
The deadline for the Empire State Games Ski-O events is Wednesday at noon. Do not delay! The conditions are great.
Thanks to the recent snowstorm, we are enjoying ideal mid-winter cross country ski conditions in Lake Placid. With more snow and seasonable temperatures in the forecast, conditions for the ESG Ski-O competitions should be superb! We have 2 races scheduled, one of which will be a Score-O format where competitors vie for the highest number (read more)
We received an invite from the NE folks about an upcoming event at Gunstock, NH Every competitor must have a Gunstock Nordic Trail Pass – purchase at the Nordic Center. Mention “Orienteering” to receive the special trail pass rate of $5 on Jan 22, versus the normal $17 trail fee. Orienteering registration, start and finish (read more)
Here are the tentative dates that I have so far. 12/18 Lapland Lake 1/15 Mendon Ponds 1/22 Buffalo area 2/4-5 Empire State Games – Lake Placid 2/11 TBD Rochester 3/4-5 NYSSRA Championships – Lake Placid Dave and Janet are planning a Try-It during the Christmas holiday season in Lake Placid.
This Saturday (the 5th and not the 7th) was to be the makeup day for last week’s cancellation. Conditions have not improved so we are forced to cancel. Next weekend is the US Nationals and I hope most of you can attend. If there is any snow after that, Eric will try an event at (read more)
This winter or lack thereof has forced us to postpone the event scheduled for Saratoga Biathlon Center on Saturday to March 7th. Eric is hopeful that things will turn in our favor by then. The Sunday event at Pineridge is still on but will be run as a Foot-O. If people want to ski, consider (read more)
It looks as if we have two venues for the weekend. Saturday 2/27 will be at Saratoga Biathlon Center and Sunday 2/28 at Pineridge XC Center. This will depend upon snow conditions. No prequalification is required due to the lack of events this season so far. For those who need lodging, the Saratoga-Albany area has (read more)