The ski-o events scheduled for Lapland Lake, Jan 6-11, and Mt. van Hoevenberg to Jan. 10, have both been postponed. Conditions are marginal and there is not enough skiing terrain suitable for setting courses at either venue. Keep checking back for updates – as soon as there is more snow we’ll get courses set somewhere!
There is not enough snow at Mt. van Hoevenberg right now to open trails or set a ski-o course but if conditions improve over the Christmas period we’ll post the news here!
Our first ski-o event of the season, scheduled for Dec. 19-20 at Lapland Lake, has been postponed until Jan. 6-11. More details will be posted soon!
There will be some changes to our ski-o events this season. Many of these, related to the corona virus situation, are only temporary (hopefully). However one permanent change that we all must be aware of is the banning of carbon fluoro waxes. This has been imposed by international bodies like FIS and the IOF and (read more)
Ski-o enthusiasts who don’t want the season to end have a few more events to choose from! On Saturday, March 7 you can head over to Crafsbury, VT for a race organized by Adrian Owens. Registration opens at 9:30 with starts from 10-11:30. Email Adrian for more details at email@example.com. Also scheduled for Saturday is (read more)
The March 1 ski-o event scheduled for Sleepy Hollow, VT has been postponed to March 15. Check http://www.skisleepyhollow.com/ or contact Chris Burnham at firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
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)
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)
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.
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)