Chris Frielinghaus

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)

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)

Ho Ho O Course notes

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Dec 272017

Here is the most current information from Janet Findley: Ho Ho O pdf (if the link is not active, click the post title to get an active link)

H0 HO O is near

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Dec 222017

HO HO-O Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017 Mt. van Hoevenburg Cross Country Center, Lake Placid, NY   Ski Orienteering and Snowshoe Orienteering Event Sponsored by EMPO and Olympic Regional Development Authority Organized by David Hunter and Janet Findlay Start Window 10 am – 1 pm Competitors must be finished by 3 pm Registration at the Cross (read more)

Updated Ski-O Event Schedule

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Dec 022017

Our season opening event is scheduled for Sunday Dec.17th at Lapland Lake. Starts are from 11-1pm. Cost is the purchase of a trail pass. The end of year HO-HO-O event will be held at Mt. Van Hoevenberg on Dec 30 (not 31). EMPO will hold a backwoods Ski-O on Jan 20 at Partridge Run in (read more)

Ski-O Calendar taking shape

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Nov 122017

I am looking for any dates for Ski-O events this coming season that people have set or are planning. Below is a list of what I have so far. Mid-December  –  Lapland Lake December 31? –  Lake Placid Try-It January 14 – Mendon Ponds January 27 – Mendon Ponds February 3&4 –  Empire State Games (read more)

Ski-O Champs update

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Mar 152017

The event is confirmed for Sunday the 19th at Lapland Lake Nordic Center in Benson, NY. Starts will be between 11-2 or 12-2. We are working out the details. If you plan on competing, please send me your name, class in which you intend to compete, and SI stick number We need to have a (read more)