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MVNSEF Return to Activity Protocols for Local, Outdoor Activities

As we return to activity during the ongoing Covid19 pandemic, MVNSEF has adopted protocols based on Washington State's Safe Start guidelines.  As we have seen  revisions to the state's guidelines in the last few weeks, we anticipate that we will be updating our protocols as we receive guidance from the state.  We also anticipate needing [...]

Twenty-Two Humans and One Canine Complete Virtual Mazama Fun Run

Twenty two-humans and one canine (!) submitted results from the 2020 Virtual Mazama Fun Run, held in lieu of the normal Memorial Day weekend festivities in Mazama. Participants completed a course of their choosing that was 1, 5 or 10 kilometers in length.  Some opted to run the traditional routes, while others chose options closer [...]

MVNSEF Statement Regarding Covid-19

At MVNSEF our mission is to support a vibrant Nordic ski community in the Methow Valley.  Usually that involves bringing people together to challenge themselves and share the joy of our sport and the outdoors.  Right now, our broader human community is facing a greater challenge which supersedes our mission, and the challenge for us [...]

Claire Waichler’s Update from the Ushuaia Loppet in Argentina

The Ushuaia Loppet was fantastic. I Used VR55 because its one of two hardwaxes that I brought and I didn’t feel like messing with Klister! Most of the course was flat though... On August 18th, I took part in the 50k Ushuaia Loppet classic race. Skies were blue and temperatures hovered around 0 celcius for [...]

Growing up a Methow Valley Skier and Biathlete

With subtle humor, Yale-bound Liberty Bell High School Senior Lazo Gitchos reflects on growing up in the Methow Valley as part of the Nordic and Biathlon Teams.  When did you start skiing?  Biathlon?   I started skiing when I was two but joined the team when I was 6. The minimum age for Biathlon is 9 [...]

Weymuller Competes in Vermont and Norway to Wrap Up Season

As the calendar transition from March to April, Methow Valley Biathlete Eva Weymuller found herself in Vermont and Norway, competing at the Biathlon National Championships and the Liatoppen Festival. You might think a girl from Washington would have a better chance of travelling to Vermont first, but as far as Eva could recall, it was [...]