NYSSRA Championship Results

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Feb 232020
 

Conditions could not have been better for Saturday’s NYSSRA Ski-O Championship event at Mt. van Hoevenberg with mild temperatures, fast tracks and great snow cover throughout. Organizers David Hunter & Janet Findlay came up with a novel format that involved a mass start, numerous map exchanges and a finish at Josie’s Cabin while head groomer (read more)

NYSSRA Championships Coming up on February 22

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Feb 172020
 

The NYSSRA Championship Ski-O event will be held on Feb. 22 at Mt. van Hoevenberg near Lake Placid. The race is open to all – New York state residency is not a requirement.  This year’s format will have a special twist with the race designed to be run as a one-person relay! There will be (read more)

Ski-o double-header this weekend!

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Feb 102020
 

ROC is hosting two ski-o events this weekend – at Cumming Nature Center on Saturday and at Harriet Hollister Spencer State Recreation Area on Sunday (rescheduled from January). Preregistration is available at https://roc.us.orienteering.org/ – this speeds your entry on the day and helps us know how many maps to print.  Payment can be made on (read more)

Partridge Run 2/9 final update

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Feb 072020
 

Final update and clue sheet for Sunday’s mini-snowgaine at Partridge Run.  See https://attackpoint.org/eventdetail.jsp/event_47456 for previous updates, event rules, and additional information about the event.

Feb. 8 Event Cancelled

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Feb 042020
 

The ski-o race scheduled for this Saturday, Feb. 8 at Kingdom Valley near Chester, VT has been cancelled due to poor conditions. If conditions improve it may be rescheduled for a later date.

Partridge Run 2/9 update

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Feb 042020
 

A conditions update for Sunday’s mini-snowgaine at Partridge Run has been posted at https://attackpoint.org/eventdetail.jsp/event_47456.  Full notes and rules for the event are also available there. From the meet director: If you plan to come, please send me (philht@gmail.com) an e-mail stating your intention to attend and what equipment you plan to use (skis, bike, etc.), (read more)

ESG Wrap Up and Results

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Feb 042020
 

Ski-o enthusiasts participated in two great events as part of the Empire State Winter Games over the past weekend. Scratchy conditions plus the inclusion of snowshoe trails resulted in a very challenging event on Saturday at Dewey Mt. While there were a couple of cases of broken equipment there were no injuries and racers had (read more)

ESWG ski-o course notes – Paul Smith’s VIC (Sun)

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Jan 302020
 

Course notes for Sunday’s event (Paul Smith’s VIC) have been posted on Attackpoint: https://www.attackpoint.org/eventdetail.jsp/event_47341 The VIC is located at 8023 State Route 30, Paul Smiths, NY 12970.

ESWG ski-o course notes – Dewey Mountain (Sat)

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Jan 302020
 

Course notes for Saturday’s event (Dewey Mountain) have been posted on Attackpoint: https://www.attackpoint.org/eventdetail.jsp/event_47341 The Dewey Mt. Recreational Center is situated on Rte. 3, just west of downtown Saranac Lake. Also note that all racers must pick up their jackets at the Conference Center, 2608 Main Street, Lake Placid.  Pickup times: https://www.empirestatewintergames.com/schedulecheck

ESG Ski-O Registration Still Open

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Jan 272020
 

There’s still time to register for the ESG Ski-O events this weekend! Saturday’s race will be held at Dewey Mt. in Saranac Lake with check-in at 11 am, first start at 12:30. There will be 4 courses available: Introductory (1. 4 km), Short (2.4 km), Medium (3.9 km) and Long (5.3 km). Don’t let the (read more)