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.
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 (email@example.com) an e-mail stating your intention to attend and what equipment you plan to use (skis, bike, etc.), (read more)
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)
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.
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
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)
Tomorrow’s ski-o at Harriet Hollister has been canceled due to terrible weather and expected poor ski conditions. Rain, rain, go away!
Ski-o Sunday at Harriet Hollister! Preregister at https://roc.us.orienteering.org/ to simplify check in on race day, pay on race day (you can ignore the option to pay when preregistering). Courses: beginner/short, intermediate/medium, advanced/long. The difficulty designation applies to both skiing and navigational ability. The beginner and intermediate courses will stick to the main ski trails and (read more)
The ski-o event scheduled for this Saturday, Jan. 15 at Mt. van Hoevenberg has been cancelled due to poor conditions. At present only the short artificial loop is open for skiing, and though there is some snow forecast for tonight it is nowhere near certain that there will be enough to open up additional terrain (read more)
Great turnout at Garnet Hill for the New Year’s Day Score-O! Results show that classic skiers may have had a slight advantage in the mild conditions & new snow. Many thanks to Aims Coney for organizing the event and setting a challenging course – results are here: https://skio.nyssranordic.org/results/.