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)

Partridge Run 1/13 updates

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Dec 232017

Detailed event notes have been posted: 2018 Partridge Run event notes (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)

Lapland Lake course information

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Dec 142017

Dec. 14 update from Eric Hamilton: What I have planned for are four courses: White for Novices, BKYSL, family groups 1.8 k straight line distances and 6 controls Yellow for F<16, F<19, F70+ for about 3.2 k and 10 controls Green: M<16, M<19, F40+, F55+, M55+, M70+, for 4.5 k and 19 controls Red: F19+, (read more)

Lapland Lake ski-o ON!

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Dec 132017

Dec 11 update from director Eric Hamilton: Ski Orienteering is on for Sunday, December 17 at Lapland Lake. Please pass the word! They received all snow today and were able to groom all the trails to the east of the lodge except Tunturi. They will be open for skiing tomorrow and hope to have Sisu (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 Orienteering Championships

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Mar 182017

From Eric Hamilton, 3/16: I set out controls today for the NYSSRA Championships Sunday at Lapland Lake. Conditions were beautiful. The crews were able to keep ahead of the 20 inches of snow and all trails are excellently groomed. The snow is still quite cold making skiing slow. I found it refreshing to ski on (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)