Boxing Day until January 5th

Happy holidays to all skiers and their families!

A reminder that registration for the BC Cup in PG closes December 30th @ 11:59 PST. The Race Notice is available here:

Here’s our schedule for the next while:

Thursday, December 26th: 10 – 12 (JD & TA)
Saturday, December 28th: 9:30 – 12 (JD & TA)
Sunday, December 29th: Okanagan Cup / BC Winter Games Trials!
Tuesday, December 31st: 10 – 12 (JD & TA)
Wednesday, January 1st: Latern Ski from 5 – 8 (anyone from the littlest gromlets to the crustiest ol’ skiers)
Thursday, January 2nd: 10 – 12 (JD & TA)
Friday, January 3rd: early morning bus trip to PG (time TBD)
Saturday, January 4th: 9:30 – 12 (JD & TA — not in PG)
Sunday, January 5th: Larch Hills Fun Race (once again — skiers not in PG)


Okanagan Cup Race: information for RNSC members

Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club will be hosting an Okanagan Cup race on December 29th, 2013.

  • We strongly encourage you to ski after lunch and carpool
  • Parking lot, lodge and stadium will be in use all morning
  • We need volunteers. If you can help, contact
  • A parking lot in the Big Eddy is available to organize carpooling to the lodge
  • Thank you for your patience


Week of December 16th

Thanks to all who made the Pancake Breakfast a success! In particular, I would like to applaud the Flapjack Flippin’ Duo of Russ and Jasmine Brackenbury for a superb job.
Here’s the schedule for our dynamic upcoming week:
Tuesday: 4:30 – 6:30 (TA & JD) Skating
Wednesday: Headlamp Heroes Wednesday Night Race!
Registration 6 – 6:30pm, racing begins @ 7pm
1.5km, 3.75km and 7.5km Classic Interval Start
This event will be a great warmup for the Okanagan Cup. Kids AND parents are encouraged to participate! Skookum has offered prizes AND there will be a special birthday celebration!
Track Attack and Junior Development Holiday Camp!
Including our favourite summertime coach Brittany Evans, former Nordic racer and physiotherapist Fraser Sprigings (Helios Rehabilitation & Performance) and potentially other local superstars — stay tuned! On-snow sessions will be super fun and varied –anything from Okanagan Cup race prep and technique work to Nordic Orienteering and the Food Chain game. 
Friday: 4:00 – 6:30
Skate (1.5hr ski + core & stretching)
Saturday: all day
9:30 – 12:00 –> Classic (2hr ski + stretching)
12:00 – 1:00 –> Lunch
1:00 – 2:00 –> Talk by Fraser on injury prevention, warmup & cool down
2:00 – 3:00 –> Video analysis
3:00 – 5:00 — Skate (1.5hr ski + stretching)
5:00 onwards –> Potluck @ Lodge (all family members welcome!)
Monday (December 23rd): 10:30 – 12:00 (TA & JD) Classic
Larch Hills will be coming to Revelstoke and would like to join forces for a big group practice. This is a great opportunity to ski with our neighbour club and show off our great trail system!

Week of December 9th

Hey RNSC skiers!

Below you will find the big events for this week. If you have any questions, contact


JD & TA schedule


4:30 – 6:30 – Classic (TA & JD)


4:30 – 6:30 – Skate (JD)


4:30 – 6:30 – Skate (TA & JD)


9:00 – Ski League Pancake Breakfast!

10:00 – 12:00 – Classic (TA)

12:30 – 3:00 – Classic (JD)


Headlamp Heroes Wednesday Night Series 

Get prepped for the first Headlamp Heroes event next Wednesday (December 18th) with our first Open Training Session from 7 – 8:30 this Wednesday evening (December 11th). There will be two workouts to choose from depending on your objective and fitness level. We will be classic skiing, but strict skate skiers are welcome to join as well. Varied abilities are welcome. No cost, except trail pass for non-members.


One Day Ski Clinics

On Sunday, December 15th there will be a One Day Ski Clinic with both classic and skate instruction. Session schedule is as follows:
Classic: 10am – 12pm
Skate: 1pm – 3pm
$20 / 2hr session + trail fee for non-members



Welcome to the Coach’s Blog!

Hey Revelstoke Nordic skiers!

Here’s a friendly, informative nook where coaches can post important RNSC info. Training schedule, course offerings, Nordic resources and more. If you think something should be posted, feel free to email and we’ll put ‘er on the web!




Headlamp Heroes Wednesday Night Race Series

The Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club

Headlamp Heroes: Wednesday Night Race Series


December 18th – Classic Individual

January 15thSkate Sprints

February 5th Skate Pursuit

March 5th – Mixed Relay

All ages and skill levels

$2 entry for RNSC members

Trail fee extra for non-members

Registration 6pm onwards at the Macpherson Nordic Lodge

Racing begins at 7pm

Draw Prizes!

For more information contact:

Thanks to our local sponsors:

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