Tahoe Rim Tour presented by Alpenglow Sports

The Tahoe Rim Tour, presented by Alpenglow Sports, debuted in 2008 and has become one of the Far West region’s premier cross-country ski races. With stunning scenery along the ridgeline high above Lake Tahoe, the Tahoe Rim Tour returns Jan. 28 to lead skiers from Tahoe Cross-Country Ski Area to Northstar California Resort. The 26-kilometer tour is the only point-to-point ski race in the Far West region.

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Join representatives from Alpenglow Sports, Atomic, Salomon and Fischer from 9am-1pm on Wednesday, January 24th for a pre Tahoe Rim Tour skin ski demo! Hosted by Tahoe XC, classic skiers will be able to test the latest and greatest in skin skis and boots technology. Participants must register at the Alpenglow Sports tent and have a valid trail pass at Tahoe XC. All demo participants will receive 20% off any in-stock skin ski or boots at Alpenglow Sports.

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Register online by Thursday, January 25, to get early bird pricing. Online registration closes at 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 27.

Support Far West

Tahoe Rim Tour proceeds support cross-country skiing in California and Nevada as well as fund the organization’s Far West Junior National Championship trip.

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Find full Tahoe Rim Tour details, registration, and pricing information online at farwestnordic.org.

Radically Inclusive

You are welcome here. We hope the Tahoe Rim Tour can build diversity and community right here in Tahoe City.

About the Race

With breathtaking views of the Tahoe Basin, the racecourse follows a climb along the Fiberboard Freeway, then drops down to Northstar, taking racers from Tahoe City to Truckee. While there are divisions for both skate and classic skiing in the Tahoe Rim Tour, the classic division is the second longest-running classic ski race in the Far West region after the annual Snowshoe Thompson Classic at Auburn Ski Club. An exciting addition this year is the new Tour Division, designed for those who want a little extra time to take in the view and complete the course at their own pace.

A new shuttle option will be available to take racers from the Northstar Castle Peak Lot to North Tahoe High School prior to the start of the race. This bus will depart at 7:45 a.m. sharp and arrive at North Tahoe High School at 8:15 a.m.

Stick around for awards, raffle prizes, and a hearty lunch of cornbread and chili at the post-race party at the mid-mountain Nordic Lodge at Northstar. Leave a bag of dry clothes at the start, and it will be waiting for you on the patio after the finish. Shuttle buses returning to North Tahoe High school will depart at 12:45 p.m. and 3 p.m. Free parking is available in the Castle Peak Parking Lot, so feel free to arrange your own carpool. 

Register online by 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 25, to get early bird pricing: $55 for Far West members; $60 for non-members. Youth early bird pricing is $25 for Far West members; $30 for non-members. Online registration closes at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27. Day-of registration and bib pick-up will be held at North Tahoe High School. Far West Nordic members save $5. Find full Tahoe Rim Tour details, registration, and pricing information online at farwestnordic.org.

A fundraiser for the Far West Nordic Ski Education Association, Tahoe Rim Tour proceeds support cross-country skiing in California and Nevada as well as fund the organization’s Far West Junior National Championship trip, development opportunities for youth ski coaches across the Far West region, and junior training projects, in which young athletes across the Far West region are able to train together in order to grow and prepare to represent Far West Nordic at the Junior National Championships.

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About Far West Nordic Ski Education Association

Far West Nordic grows and develops the sport of cross-country skiing for skiers of all ages and abilities in California and Nevada. Through educational, recreational, and competitive programs, we help people achieve their skiing ambitions, lead healthy lifestyles, and enjoy a lifelong love of the sport. Far West Nordic is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporation, officially named Far West Nordic Ski Education Association. As a division of the United States Ski and Snowboard, our goal is to promote, develop, and expand XC (Nordic) ski racing within the Far West Region (California, Nevada and Hawaii).

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