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CNSC Juniors at VT Eastern High School Qualifiers and NorAm

21 Feb 2017 @20:27

This weekend, many of Vermont middle and high school racers descended on Craftsbury for the Vermont Eastern High School Qualifier. The qualifier is comprised of two races: a 3k classic race in the morning and 3k skate in the afternoon. The results are then combined to determine who will represent the state of Vermont at the U16 Championships and Eastern High School Championships.

In the U14 girls category, Quincy Massey- Bierman was 2nd, followed by Aliza Wright in 4th. In the high school division, Alex Lawson was the first Craftsbury junior in 5th, followed by Avery Ellis in 6th, Phoebe Sweet in 8th, and Marika Massey- Bierman in 11th. Jordi Kulis was 15th, Adrienne Remick was 17th (3rd U16), Ani Koontz- Miller was 19th, Madeline Strasser was 21st, Claire Ellis was 32nd, and Loren ...

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CNSC Juniors at VT Eastern High School Qualifiers and NorAm

21 Feb 2017 @20:27

This weekend, many of Vermont middle and high school racers descended on Craftsbury for the Vermont Eastern High School Qualifier. The qualifier is comprised of two races: a 3k classic race in the morning and 3k ... go arrow

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TNR9: Results!

21 Feb 2017 @14:37

TNR9 Results

We're back in Craftsbury this week, with a rare running of the homologated 5k - backward!

Registration:
Online is preferred. Craftsbury members - free. Non-members? $5.

Bib pickup:
AC, 3:15 - 3:45pm.

Race details:
Mass start, freestyle.

Race Course:
See map

More details. Hope to see you!

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TNR9: Results!

21 Feb 2017 @14:37

TNR9 ResultsWe're back in Craftsbury this week, with a rare running of the homologated 5k - backward!Registration:Online is preferred. Craftsbury members - free. Non-members? $5.Bib pickup:AC, 3:15 - 3:45pm.Race ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Podium at Lake Placid NorAm

21 Feb 2017 @9:07

This past weekend, five GRP biathletes competed at the NorAm in Lake Placid, New York. 

Racing began on Saturday with a sprint. Hallie Grossman earned the top tier of the podium finishing first with 4 misses. She was joined on the podium by Emily Dreissigacker who placed second also with four misses. On the men's side. Alex also landed on the podium with a strong second place finish. He was the first American finisher and only had two misses. Mike Gibson was the next GRP biathlete across the line placing 5th (second American) with three misses. He was followed by Ethan Dreissigacker in 12th.

Sunday featured a pursuit race. Hallie and Emily swapped spots on the podium with Emily crossing the line first and Hallie second. For the men, Alex had a repeat performance placing second (first ...

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GRP Biathletes Podium at Lake Placid NorAm

21 Feb 2017 @9:07

This past weekend, five GRP biathletes competed at the NorAm in Lake Placid, New York. Racing began on Saturday with a sprint. Hallie Grossman earned the top tier of the podium finishing first with 4 misses. She ... go arrow

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Susan Dunklee Medals and Clare Egan Achieves Personal-Bests at World Champs

21 Feb 2017 @8:40

This past week, IBU World Championships continued in Hochfilzen, Austria with an individual race, a relay, and a mass start.

Individual:

Susan Dunklee was the first U.S. woman across the line with an impressive 6th place finish. After missing one shot in the first stage and cleaning the next two stages, she was in a podium position. However, she missed one shot in her final standing stage which bumped her back to 6th. She had the fourth fastest shooting time and the 7th fastest ski time. Her result made her the first U.S. woman in any sport to qualify for the 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang, Korea. Clare Egan also had a very strong race placing 22nd with only 2 misses. This was a personal-best result for her in this event. On the men's side, Clare and Susan's USBA teammate Lowell ...

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Susan Dunklee Medals and Clare Egan Achieves Personal-Bests at World Champs

21 Feb 2017 @8:40

This past week, IBU World Championships continued in Hochfilzen, Austria with an individual race, a relay, and a mass start.Individual:Susan Dunklee was the first U.S. woman across the line with an impressive 6th ... go arrow

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Sargent Top 15 in Otepaa World Cup; GRP Women Go 1-2-3 in Ishpeming

20 Feb 2017 @21:21

In the week leading up to cross country World Championships in Lahti, Finland, Green Racing Project skiers Ida Sargent and Ben Lustgarten raced World Cups in Otepaa, Estonia. Back in the States, 5 GRP women competed in the SuperTour races held in Ishpeming, Michigan.

Otepaa World Cup
In Saturday’s freestyle sprint Ida Sargent continued her streak of qualifying for every World Cup sprint so far this season, with a 10th place qualification time. In her quarterfinal heat, she was in position to advance but just missed 2nd place in the finishing stretch, which gave her 3rd in the heat and 13th overall. Ben Lustgarten placed 64th in the men’s qualifier, in his first ever World Cup start!
The following day the men raced 15k classic individual, while the women raced 10k. Sargent placed 42nd ...

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Sargent Top 15 in Otepaa World Cup; GRP Women Go 1-2-3 in Ishpeming

20 Feb 2017 @21:21

In the week leading up to cross country World Championships in Lahti, Finland, Green Racing Project skiers Ida Sargent and Ben Lustgarten raced World Cups in Otepaa, Estonia. Back in the States, 5 GRP women competed ... go arrow

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Feb 18-19 Weekend @ Craftsbury

14 Feb 2017 @19:00

2017 VT High School qualifier:  Saturday, February 18.
We're happy to be hosting the Vermont J2/Eastern High School Qualifier racing. This race determines which Vermont racers will represent the state at NENSA's Eastern High School Championships, to be held March 17-19, at Mountain Top Inn & Resort, Chittenden VT. 

Racing will be Saturday, all based out of the lower field. Races will take place on a 3k course, so the vast majority of Center trails will remain open for day skiers, houseguests and tourists. We'll have complete mapping of the course in the coming day or two, as well as signed routes out to popular loops without hitting the race trail. 

The day's schedule:
8:00-9:30am Bib pick-up
10:00am Girl's Classic 3k
11:00am Boy's Classic 3k

1:00pm Girl's Skate 3k
2:00pm Boy's skate 3k

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Feb 18-19 Weekend @ Craftsbury

14 Feb 2017 @19:00

2017 VT High School qualifier:  Saturday, February 18.We're happy to be hosting the Vermont J2/Eastern High School Qualifier racing. This race determines which Vermont racers will represent the state at NENSA's ... go arrow

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Craftsbury Racers Have Strong Performances at Final Eastern Cup and NorAm

14 Feb 2017 @16:53

This weekend marked the end of the Eastern Cup series for the 2016-2017, with races at Craftsbury and the Holderness School. 

On Saturday, the Silver Fox Trot edition of the Eastern Cup was held in conjunction with the Dartmouth Carnival at Craftsbury and featured a 5k classic race for women and U16 boys and a 10k for the men.  The women raced in a competitive collegiate, senior, and junior field. Alex Lawson was the first CNSC junior in 25th, followed by Callie Young in 41st, Avery Ellis in 58th, and Phoebe Sweet in 67th. Adrienne Remick (U16) was 103rd, Marika Massey- Bierman was 114th and Jordi Kulis was 127th. Madeline Strasser was 134th and Anica Koontz- Miller was 137th.  

On the men’s side, once again in a stacked field, Noah Eckstein was 80th, Anders Hanson was 107th and ...

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Craftsbury Racers Have Strong Performances at Final Eastern Cup and NorAm

14 Feb 2017 @16:53

This weekend marked the end of the Eastern Cup series for the 2016-2017, with races at Craftsbury and the Holderness School. On Saturday, the Silver Fox Trot edition of the Eastern Cup was held in conjunction with ... go arrow

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TNR8: Results

14 Feb 2017 @11:37

Results

Thanks Hardwick Trails!


Address:
126 Hazen Union Dr
Hardwick, VT 05843

Location of parking (behind school):
44.509243, -72.364197

Registration:
Online is preferred. Craftsbury members - free. Non-members? $5.

Bib pickup:
Cabin behind Hazen Union (get to parking, Cabin's right there). 3:15 - 3:45pm.

Race details:
Interval start race, one every 20 seconds is our current thought.

Race Course:
See map

Toilets:
Not on-site.

Questions? Drop a line.

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TNR8: Results

14 Feb 2017 @11:37

ResultsThanks Hardwick Trails!Address:126 Hazen Union DrHardwick, VT 05843Location of parking (behind school):44.509243, -72.364197Registration:Online is preferred. Craftsbury members - free. Non-members? $5.Bib ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Compete at World Champs and at the Jericho NorAm

13 Feb 2017 @21:26

World Champs:

IBU World Championships started this past Thursday in Hochfilzen, Austria with a mixed relay. GRP biathletes Susan Dunklee and Clare Egan were joined by USBA teammates Lowell Bailey and Sean Dougherty. Susan scrambled for the team and cleaned using a total of four spares. She tagged off to Clare in fourth place. Clare maintained a top-10 position until struggling in her final shooting stage where she incurred one penalty lap. The team placed 16th with a total of two penalty laps and 13 spares.

In the following day's sprint, Clare had an incredible race finishing 20th. She was the first U.S. woman across the line and shot clean. This result was her second-best finish in an individual World Cup race behind her 16th place finish in Oestersund, Sweden last year. Clare was ...

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GRP Biathletes Compete at World Champs and at the Jericho NorAm

13 Feb 2017 @21:26

World Champs:IBU World Championships started this past Thursday in Hochfilzen, Austria with a mixed relay. GRP biathletes Susan Dunklee and Clare Egan were joined by USBA teammates Lowell Bailey and Sean Dougherty. ... go arrow

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Craftsbury welcomes Dartmouth, NENSA Eastern Cup Day 1

9 Feb 2017 @17:57

As of noon, Monday, 6 Feb 2017, Dartmouth Skiing named us the host site for the Dartmouth Carnvial races Friday, February, 10-11, instead of Oak Hill in Hanover, New Hampshire. As part of the Saturday racing, the NENSA Eastern Cup will move to Craftsbury as well (that race was to be combined with Dartmouth Carnival both prior to moving from Hanover). The Sunday, February 12 NENSA Eastern Cup is scheduled to remain at Holderness Academy in Holderness, New Hampshire. 

In recognition of the switch, start times for the racing on Saturday the 11th will be delayed until 11:00am for open men, 12:30pm for open women/U16 girls, and 2:00pm for U16 boys, to better accommodate teams or athletes that have existing reservations closer to the Upper Valley and cannot change rooms. 

We'll post more ...

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Craftsbury welcomes Dartmouth, NENSA Eastern Cup Day 1

9 Feb 2017 @17:57

As of noon, Monday, 6 Feb 2017, Dartmouth Skiing named us the host site for the Dartmouth Carnvial races Friday, February, 10-11, instead of Oak Hill in Hanover, New Hampshire. As part of the Saturday racing, the ... go arrow

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Climate Run and Resilience Presentation, February 16

8 Feb 2017 @18:35

February 16, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Activity Center

The Outdoor Center will host Pavel Cenkl’s The Climate Run and Resilience presentation.  Pavel weaves together the story of running 150 miles across Iceland in 44 hours with reflections on our relationship with our environment.

Two key parts of Pavel’s presentation look at, first, how runners are as much a part of the ecological systems in which they are entangled as they are a part of their own bodies, and second, how it is critically important, moving forward, that we reframe our narrative around climate change to be one of resilience rather than one of crisis and catastrophe.

Through vivid photos, video, and engaging storytelling, Pavel traces the connection between athletics and resilience helps audiences find ways to ...

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Climate Run and Resilience Presentation, February 16

8 Feb 2017 @18:35

February 16, 2017 at 7:00pm in the Activity CenterThe Outdoor Center will host Pavel Cenkl’s The Climate Run and Resilience presentation.  Pavel weaves together the story of running 150 miles across ... go arrow

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Sargent Hits First Career World Cup Podiums in Pyeongchang; All Three GRP Women in the Points

7 Feb 2017 @18:37

Ida Sargent has been tantalizingly close to the World Cup podium before with a fifth place classic sprint finish in Ruka, Finland in 2014, and a seventh the following year in the same event. This weekend in Pyeongchang, South Korea, she reached the podium not once, but twice, in both the classic sprint and freestyle team sprint. The pre-Olympic test event weekend was also a successful one for GRP women Caitlin Patterson and Liz Guiney, who had career best finishes in several events. The field was smaller than a usual World Cup, because many European skiers opted not to make the long travel to Korea, so it was a good opportunity to score World Cup points while previewing the Olympic courses for next year.

On Friday the skiers raced a classic sprint, and all three women made the top 30 ...

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Sargent Hits First Career World Cup Podiums in Pyeongchang; All Three GRP Women in the Points

7 Feb 2017 @18:37

Ida Sargent has been tantalizingly close to the World Cup podium before with a fifth place classic sprint finish in Ruka, Finland in 2014, and a seventh the following year in the same event. This weekend in ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Compete at the IBU Cup in Slovakia

6 Feb 2017 @17:46

This past weekend, three GRP biathletes raced the IBU Cup in Brezno-Osrblie, Slovakia. The weekend started off with a sprint race. Emily led the way for the U.S. women with an impressive 27th place finished with only one prone miss. She was followed by Hallie Grossman who also had a strong race finishing 48th. On the men's side, Alex Howe finished 57th. 

All three biathletes qualified for the following day's pursuit. Emily moved up placing 26th with three misses. Hallie got lapped, but was happy to have qualified for her first IBU Cup pursuit. In the men's race, Alex also got lapped. Emily's strong weekend of racing qualified her for the final two IBU Cup race weekends at the beginning of March.

Stay tuned for the start of World Champs in Hochfilzen, Austria on February 9th as well as ...

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GRP Biathletes Compete at the IBU Cup in Slovakia

6 Feb 2017 @17:46

This past weekend, three GRP biathletes raced the IBU Cup in Brezno-Osrblie, Slovakia. The weekend started off with a sprint race. Emily led the way for the U.S. women with an impressive 27th place finished with ... go arrow

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BKL'ers race at the Range Ramble and Paintball Biathlon

6 Feb 2017 @17:01

This weekend, some of the CNSC juniors hit the trails around Vermont for the Range Ramble and Paintball Biathlon race. 

On Saturday, the Mansfield Nordic Club held the Range Ramble BKL race in Jericho. Anika Leahy won the 2k grade 3 and 4 girls race, while her brother Cormac won the 5th and 6th grade boys race. In the 7th and 8th grade girls race, Gavin Schaef was 2nd.

On Sunday, several juniors made the trip to Mountain Top for the annual Paintball Biathlon. In this style of racing, each target hit means a ten second time deduction from each racer’s total time. In the 5th and 6th grade boys race, Orion Cenkl was 5th with 9 hits, Alan Moody was 11th with 6 hits, and Sage Grossi was 19th with 6 hits. David Moody was 22nd with 12 hits in the 7th and 8th grade boys race.   

Rangle ...

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BKL'ers race at the Range Ramble and Paintball Biathlon

6 Feb 2017 @17:01

This weekend, some of the CNSC juniors hit the trails around Vermont for the Range Ramble and Paintball Biathlon race. On Saturday, the Mansfield Nordic Club held the Range Ramble BKL race in Jericho. Anika Leahy ... go arrow

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TNR7: Results

6 Feb 2017 @15:38

Results

Tomorrow night's race will be mass start classic on Ruthies. Map:
Strava
Registration
Current points

Bib pickup will open at 315pm, close at 345pm.

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TNR7: Results

6 Feb 2017 @15:38

ResultsTomorrow night's race will be mass start classic on Ruthies. Map:StravaRegistrationCurrent pointsBib pickup will open at 315pm, close at 345pm. go arrow

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Sterling College Invitational at Craftsbury

3 Feb 2017 @13:43

The Outdoor Center will host the first-ever Sterling College Invitational this weekend as part of the U.S. Collegiate Ski & Snowboard Association (USCSA). Over 100 skiers from college teams throughout the Eastern Conference will compete in a 7.5k classic mass start on Saturday afternoon and a 3 x 2.5k skate relay on Sunday morning. Sterling College is sending thirteen members of its Nordic ski team.

Event schedule:

Saturday, Feb. 4

1:00 pm - Women's 7.5k classic mass start

2:30 pm - Men's 7.5k classic mass start

Sunday, Feb. 5

9:00 am - Men's 3 x 2.5k skate relay

10:30 am - Women's 3 x 2.5k skate relay

Course maps and event info can be found on SkiReg.

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Sterling College Invitational at Craftsbury

3 Feb 2017 @13:43

The Outdoor Center will host the first-ever Sterling College Invitational this weekend as part of the U.S. Collegiate Ski & Snowboard Association (USCSA). Over 100 skiers from college teams throughout the Eastern ... go arrow

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CNSC Juniors at Rikert Eastern Cup

1 Feb 2017 @7:32

The Eastern Cup series continued last weekend at the Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton with a classic sprint and skate distance races. 

On Saturday, Alex Lawson led the way for the girls, where she raced in the A-final and finished 6th. Noah Eckstein was the quickest boy, and finished 8th in the junior heats. On Sunday, Alex and Noah once again led the way. Alex was 10th overall and the 1st U20 in the women's 9k and Noah was 37th overall and the 21st U18 in the men's 15k. For the U16's Griffin Wright was the first Craftsbury boy in 6th and Adrienne Remick was the first girl in 12th. 

See full results here and check out a photo gallery of all the racers on the COC blog. 

 

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CNSC Juniors at Rikert Eastern Cup

1 Feb 2017 @7:32

The Eastern Cup series continued last weekend at the Rikert Nordic Center in Ripton with a classic sprint and skate distance races. On Saturday, Alex Lawson led the way for the girls, where she raced in the ... go arrow

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Juniors at the Craftsbury Marathon

31 Jan 2017 @12:58

Many of the Craftsbury juniors and BKL’ers took to their home trails at the Craftsbury Marathon on Saturday.  

Many of the BKL’ers did the one lap race, which was 12.5k. Orion Cenkl led the charge in the boys race with Charlie Krebs hot on his heals in second. Sage Grossi was 3rd, followed by Charlie Kehler in 5th and Leo Circosta in 6th.  Amelia Circosta was close behind her brother in 8th overall and the 2nd girl. Ruth Krebs, Anika Leahy, Isabel Linton, and Emily Linton all finished within 20 seconds of each other to take 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th places, respectively, in the girl’s race. Alan Moody started but did not finish the race.

In the two lap, 25k, BKL race, Quincey Massey- Bierman led the girls race in a tie with Ava Thurston. Trey Jones was 3rd in the boys race.

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Juniors at the Craftsbury Marathon

31 Jan 2017 @12:58

Many of the Craftsbury juniors and BKL’ers took to their home trails at the Craftsbury Marathon on Saturday.  Many of the BKL’ers did the one lap race, which was 12.5k. Orion Cenkl led the charge in the boys ... go arrow

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'17 TNR6 - RESULTS

30 Jan 2017 @13:25

Results

This week's Tuesday Night Race: 5k, mass start, freestyle on the homologated 5k race loop.

Pre-register! No logon needed, makes your race day much simpler (just show up and grab a bib), and makes scoring easier too. Do that over here.

Read more about the rules, points, and everything else over here.

 

 

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'17 TNR6 - RESULTS

30 Jan 2017 @13:25

ResultsThis week's Tuesday Night Race: 5k, mass start, freestyle on the homologated 5k race loop.Pre-register! No logon needed, makes your race day much simpler (just show up and grab a bib), and makes scoring ... go arrow

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Sargent Makes Points Again in Falun World Cup

30 Jan 2017 @9:11

GRP skier Ida Sargent has qualified in every World Cup sprint she’s started this season, and she continued her streak this past weekend in Falun, Sweden, site of the 2015 World Championships. Meanwhile, closer to home GRP skiers competed in the Craftsbury Marathon and Eastern Cup weekend #3 in at Rikert in Middlebury.

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Sargent squeaked into the heats in Saturday’s freestyle sprint, with the 30th fastest time in qualifying. She then placed 5th in the third quarterfinal heat, which included eventual winner Stina Nilsson of Sweden, and improved her placing to 25th on the day. Liz Guiney also raced the freestyle sprint, placing 56th in qualification after a fall.
On Sunday the GRP had three women toe the line for a 15k mass start classic. Caitlin Patterson came within 20 ...

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Sargent Makes Points Again in Falun World Cup

30 Jan 2017 @9:11

GRP skier Ida Sargent has qualified in every World Cup sprint she’s started this season, and she continued her streak this past weekend in Falun, Sweden, site of the 2015 World Championships. Meanwhile, closer to ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Compete at Open European Championships

30 Jan 2017 @7:33

This past week, four GRP biathletes raced at Open European Championships in Duszniki, Poland. 

The championship event kicked off with an individual race. For the women, Emily Dreissigacker was the first U.S. finisher across the line in 41st with only four misses. Hallie Grossman was close behind in 52nd, also with four misses. On the men's side, Alex Howe also shot well placing 79th with three misses. Michael Gibson struggled with a dropped magazine, but still pulled through with a respectable 94th place finish.

In the sprint race, Emily was once again the first U.S. woman across the line in 69th with three misses. She was closely followed by Hallie in 70th who also had three misses. For the men, Alex qualified for the pursuit with a 59th place finish and only two misses. Mike also ...

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GRP Biathletes Compete at Open European Championships

30 Jan 2017 @7:33

This past week, four GRP biathletes raced at Open European Championships in Duszniki, Poland. The championship event kicked off with an individual race. For the women, Emily Dreissigacker was the first U.S. ... go arrow

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2017 Marathon Results

29 Jan 2017 @10:31

We had over 500 skiers toe the line for the 36th annual Craftsbury Marathon, presented by Fairpoint Communications. True to the spirit of the event, we had competitors who were putting on a bib for the first time to 4-time Olympians: the Marathon is a celebration of skiing in New England, a celebration of winter!

Racers completed 1, 2 or 4 laps of the challenging 12.5k course, with prizes for overall and age/gender groups. 

In the BKL 1 Lap, Orion Cenkl and Miley Bletzer led the group home. 2 lap BKLers were paced by Charlie Purcell of GMVS and Ava Thurston and Quincy Massey-Bierman had a battle as they tied after 25k! Vermont High Schoolers completed 1 lap, with U32's Stephen Looke taking the win on the boys' side, and his teammate Emma Curchin winning for the Raiders on the girls' ...

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2017 Marathon Results

29 Jan 2017 @10:31

We had over 500 skiers toe the line for the 36th annual Craftsbury Marathon, presented by Fairpoint Communications. True to the spirit of the event, we had competitors who were putting on a bib for the first time to ... go arrow

Baxter Winter Triathlon

26 Jan 2017 @13:20

This past weekend, the Baxter Winter Triathlon returned to Craftsbury for the third consecutive year. The legs were switched this year from a 5k each of run, snowshoe, and ski to a 5k each of run, fat bike, and ski. Everyone seemed to really enjoy the fat biking replacement. It made everything a bit more exciting too, as some had to push their bikes for a good amount of the distance. By next year the Center is hoping to have fat tire bike rentals and demos for all to try! 

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Keith Woodward showing us how it is done on the fat bike! (Photo from Kate Fox)
There were three different race options: 5k solo race (just the run portion), 15k solo race (all three legs), and 15k team event. Chris Schaffer took home the win in the 5k solo race male division and Erin Magoon was the winner in the ...
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Baxter Winter Triathlon

26 Jan 2017 @13:20

This past weekend, the Baxter Winter Triathlon returned to Craftsbury for the third consecutive year. The legs were switched this year from a 5k each of run, snowshoe, and ski to a 5k each of run, fat bike, and ski. ... go arrow

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'17 TNR5 - RESULTS

23 Jan 2017 @21:57

Results

Next race - Mass start, FS, Homologated 5k course. Find info about the series. 

Register online to make your lives (and ours) simpler.

Course maps. 

Timing! Time the race, get 110 points for that week, AND it counts toward volunteer hours (e.g. JR Scholarships). Be a good ski citizen, support the community, volunteer via 
skiing@craftsbury.com We need two (2) timers each week.


This week's Tuesday Night Race: 5k, classic, interval start - same course as last week, just classic. NO 2.5k this week.

Find more details at the webpage.

Reminder:  reg will open at 3:15pm - a bit early - but will close a bit earlier too: 3:45pm, so we can get things ready for the interval start more smoothly.

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'17 TNR5 - RESULTS

23 Jan 2017 @21:57

ResultsNext race - Mass start, FS, Homologated 5k course. Find info about the series. Register online to make your lives (and ours) simpler.Course maps. Timing! Time the race, get 110 points for that week, AND ... go arrow

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GRP Skiers Take 1st and 2nd in Truckee SuperTour; Sargent and Guiney Race in Ulricehamn

23 Jan 2017 @13:26

Green Racing Project skiers had a successful weekend of racing in California, picking up two podium spots at the Truckee SuperTour. The GRP also had two skiers compete on the World Cup in Ulricehamn, Sweden.

Truckee SuperTour Classic Sprint

The theme of the Truckee weekend was snow- an abundance of it falling from the sky and on the trails. The races were originally scheduled as a classic sprint Saturday and 5/10k freestyle Sunday, but the organizers had to cancel the second day’s races due to unsafe road conditions up to the venue. In the women’s classic sprint qualifier, Kaitlynn Miller took the win by over 3 seconds, followed by Caitlin Patterson in 6th, Heather Mooney in 14th, and Mary O’Connell in 16th. Ben Lustgarten was 4th in the men’s qualifier. They improved upon those ...

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GRP Skiers Take 1st and 2nd in Truckee SuperTour; Sargent and Guiney Race in Ulricehamn

23 Jan 2017 @13:26

Green Racing Project skiers had a successful weekend of racing in California, picking up two podium spots at the Truckee SuperTour. The GRP also had two skiers compete on the World Cup in Ulricehamn, Sweden.Truckee ... go arrow

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Juniors Race in Craftsbury and Lake Placid

23 Jan 2017 @12:04

 

This weekend, there were two racing opportunities for juniors. One was on home turf at the Mansfield Nordic Duathlon, while the other was across Lake Champlain at the Lake Placid Junior National Qualifier.

A small Craftsbury contingent went to Lake Placid, where Coach Ollie was also serving as the Assistant Technical Delegate. On Saturday, the women competed in a 5k skate race, in a field combined with collegiate racers. This led to some fast and furious racing, where Avery Ellis led the way in 76th (31st U20). Phoebe Sweet was 80th (4th U18) and Jordi Kulis was 121st (11th U18). On Sunday, Finn Sweet was the lone Craftsbury representative, placing 5th place in the U16 boys 5k skate race.

Close to home, Mansfield Nordic hosted their annual Duathlon, which was well-attended by ...

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Juniors Race in Craftsbury and Lake Placid

23 Jan 2017 @12:04

 This weekend, there were two racing opportunities for juniors. One was on home turf at the Mansfield Nordic Duathlon, while the other was across Lake Champlain at the Lake Placid Junior National Qualifier.A small ... go arrow

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Egan and Dunklee Compete at World Cup 6 in Antholz, Italy

23 Jan 2017 @11:24

Clare Egan and Susan Dunklee began World Cup 6 this past week with a 15k individual race. Clare was the top American finisher in the women's race placing 59th with 6 misses. She was followed by Susan in 71st. Susan was the only American to qualify for the mass start race in which she placed 24th with 5 misses. She had the best first stage, shooting clean with the second fastest range time, and briefly took the lead. In her next stage she missed two shots and dropped to 14th. After stage four she was in 25th, but she was able to overtake France's Anais Bescond in the final lap to place 24th. She skied the 16th fastest course time of the day.

World Cup 6 concluded with a relay in which Clare and Susan were joined by USBA teammates Joanne Reid and Maddie Phaneuf. Clare scrambled for the ...

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Egan and Dunklee Compete at World Cup 6 in Antholz, Italy

23 Jan 2017 @11:24

Clare Egan and Susan Dunklee began World Cup 6 this past week with a 15k individual race. Clare was the top American finisher in the women's race placing 59th with 6 misses. She was followed by Susan in 71st. Susan ... go arrow

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DEC Lake Meeting

20 Jan 2017 @10:36

Saturday, January 21, 10:00am – tomorrow - the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will be holding a public meeting in the Craftsbury Academy Gym. This past summer there were safety violations - specifically high-speed boats traveling too close to human-powered boats. These violations, taken in the context of ever-growing lake use by boats of all kinds, have raised concern at the State level, and they are considering establishing new rules for the lake. The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is spearheading that process, and is gathering input from stakeholders about whether and how rule-making can reduce conflicts among users of Great Hosmer Pond.

The Outdoor Center’s hope is to continue to offer programming of all kinds on Big Hosmer, as we have for over 40 ...

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DEC Lake Meeting

20 Jan 2017 @10:36

Saturday, January 21, 10:00am – tomorrow - the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will be holding a public meeting in the Craftsbury Academy Gym. This past summer there were safety violations - ... go arrow

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Volunteers needed: Marathon 2017

20 Jan 2017 @8:30

Over the years the Craftsbury Outdoor Center has been the grateful recipient of many volunteers' donated time, energy and skills. We are pleased to announce exciting new opportunities to be a part of the action this winter. We have a niche for almost everyone, regardless of your interest or age, and the vast majority of these opportunities do NOT require you to be a skier - only to be a friendly, generous representative of the NEK!

The Craftsbury Marathon is our largest one-day event and offers a special fund-raising opportunity for volunteers and non-profit organizations. Individual volunteers get lunch and an entry in our year-end Volunteer Raffle Drawing, plus $5 for each volunteer hour you put in will go towards a donation to one of this year's selected charities:

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Volunteers needed: Marathon 2017

20 Jan 2017 @8:30

Over the years the Craftsbury Outdoor Center has been the grateful recipient of many volunteers' donated time, energy and skills. We are pleased to announce exciting new opportunities to be a part of the action this ... go arrow

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Mansfield Nordic Duathlon this weekend

19 Jan 2017 @10:05

Sunday, January 22, we'll be hosting the Mansfield Nordic Classic/Freestyle Duathlon (skiers switch from classic to freestyle skis mid-race).

Racing for all ages starts at 10:00am for men, 11:30am Women, 1:30pm for kids. 

Find complete details at the Skireg page (and register there too).

Questions remain? Reach out to Christine Massey, 802-343-5861. 

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Mansfield Nordic Duathlon this weekend

19 Jan 2017 @10:05

Sunday, January 22, we'll be hosting the Mansfield Nordic Classic/Freestyle Duathlon (skiers switch from classic to freestyle skis mid-race).Racing for all ages starts at 10:00am for men, 11:30am Women, 1:30pm for ... go arrow

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This weekend: Baxter Outdoors Winter Tri

18 Jan 2017 @9:40

We're psyched to host Baxter Outdoors Opening Event of the Packed Powder Winter Triathlon Series on Saturday, January 21. Whether solo or part of a team, challenge yourself with a run, ski and fatbike race. 

Choose between a 5km Snowrun (solo), 15km Triathlon (solo), or 15km Triathlon (team - 3x5km). Registration is online at the Baxter website and costs anywhere from $25-85, depending on events entered, and when you register.

8:30am: Race registration opens
9:45am: Race registration ends
10:00am: Race Start

Find the most current information at the Baxter Outdoors website - the same place as registration above.

Update: fat tire track, from Baxter's Strava 

Hope you'll join us!

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This weekend: Baxter Outdoors Winter Tri

18 Jan 2017 @9:40

We're psyched to host Baxter Outdoors Opening Event of the Packed Powder Winter Triathlon Series on Saturday, January 21. Whether solo or part of a team, challenge yourself with a run, ski and fatbike race. Choose ... go arrow

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'17 TNR #4 - RESULTS

17 Jan 2017 @10:15

Results

We had hoped to take a bit of a field trip this week for Tuesday night races, but we're going to be here again. See courses for the 5k, FS interval start:

5k Course map

2.5k Course map

Yep, we're doing 2 options this week so that BKLers can get in on the fun too. Need to adjust the online registration a bit, but we'll get that fixed up momentarily. Find more details at the webpage.

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'17 TNR #4 - RESULTS

17 Jan 2017 @10:15

ResultsWe had hoped to take a bit of a field trip this week for Tuesday night races, but we're going to be here again. See courses for the 5k, FS interval start:5k Course map2.5k Course mapYep, we're doing 2 options ... go arrow

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Juniors Ski to Strong Finishes at the Quarry Road Eastern Cup

17 Jan 2017 @8:02

This past weekend, many of the Craftsbury juniors made the trip to the Quarry Road trails in Waterville, Maine for the second Eastern Cup of the season. The weekend includes two exciting races: skate sprinting and classic mass starts.

Saturday was for sprinting, which is always a long but fun day. On the boys side, in the qualifying round, Noah Eckstein led the way in 52nd (15th U18), followed by Matthew Lawlor in 64th (18th U18), Alexander Warner was 71st (22nd U18), Will Seivwright was 79th (24th U20) and Henry Hoffert was 84th (26th U20). For the U16 boys, Griffin Wright was 86th (6th U16), Finn Sweet was 91st (7th U16), Bjorn Westervelt was 126th (19th U16), and Jack Young was 130th (21st U16). Griffin and Finn both raced in the U16 heats, where Griffin ultimately finished 4th and ...

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Juniors Ski to Strong Finishes at the Quarry Road Eastern Cup

17 Jan 2017 @8:02

This past weekend, many of the Craftsbury juniors made the trip to the Quarry Road trails in Waterville, Maine for the second Eastern Cup of the season. The weekend includes two exciting races: skate sprinting and ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Compete at the IBU Cup in Arber and the World Cup in Ruhpolding

16 Jan 2017 @22:41

IBU Cup: Arbor, Germany

This past weekend, three GRP biathletes competed in the individual race at the IBU Cup in Arber. In the women's race, Emily Dreissigacker was the first U.S. finisher in 71st. She was followed by Hallie Grossman who placed 86th. On the men's side, Alex Howe finished 64th. IBU Cup racing resumes in one week with IBU Open European Championships in Poland.

World Cup: Ruhpolding, Germany

The 5th World Cup of the season began with a relay. The U.S. women's team consisted of GRP biathletes Susan Dunklee and Clare Egan along with their USBA teammates Maddie Phaneuf and Joanne Reid. Susan scrambled for the team and Clare skied the third leg. Both Susan and Clare shot clean and used three spares in standing. The team finished 17th with no penalty laps. 

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GRP Biathletes Compete at the IBU Cup in Arber and the World Cup in Ruhpolding

16 Jan 2017 @22:41

IBU Cup: Arbor, GermanyThis past weekend, three GRP biathletes competed in the individual race at the IBU Cup in Arber. In the women's race, Emily Dreissigacker was the first U.S. finisher in 71st. She was followed ... go arrow

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Sargent Places 12th in Toblach World Cup Sprint

16 Jan 2017 @12:29

Following a successful weekend of OPA Cup racing in Planica, Slovenia, GRP skier Ida Sargent was back on the World Cup and ready to go. The cross country WC tour resumed in Toblach, Italy this Saturday and Sunday, January 14th and 15th, following the Tour de Ski. Some athletes who competed in the Tour skipped the Toblach races, but most of the top sprinters were ready to toe the line for the double header freestyle sprint weekend.

On Saturday, Sargent qualified 16th in the individual freestyle sprint, +5:09 from Norwegian skier Maiken Caspersen Falla's qualifying mark. Sargent then went on to take second in her quarterfinal heat and advance automatically to the semifinals. Although she was extremely close to the leader (only +0:86 from first), she placed 6th in the second semifinal and ...

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Sargent Places 12th in Toblach World Cup Sprint

16 Jan 2017 @12:29

Following a successful weekend of OPA Cup racing in Planica, Slovenia, GRP skier Ida Sargent was back on the World Cup and ready to go. The cross country WC tour resumed in Toblach, Italy this Saturday and Sunday, ... go arrow

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Juniors Take on US Nationals

16 Jan 2017 @7:59

Last week Phoebe Sweet, Callie Young, and Alex Lawson travelled to Utah to compete at US Nationals at Solider Hollow alongside much of the GRP. This year boasted one of the largest US Nationals fields ever, with hundreds of racers from both the United States and Canada.  

The week was full of variable and challenging weather conditions, further increasing the difficulty of racing at nearly 6,000 feet. The series kicked off on Saturday with a 10k skate race, which was delayed one hour due to cold weather.  Once the race was under way, Alex placed 104th (19th U20), Phoebe was 160th (31st U18), and Callie was 169th (37th U18). 

Sunday brought warming temperatures, lots of rain, and a day full of classic sprinting. Alex once again led the way for the girls in 121st overall (23rd U20). 

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Juniors Take on US Nationals

16 Jan 2017 @7:59

Last week Phoebe Sweet, Callie Young, and Alex Lawson travelled to Utah to compete at US Nationals at Solider Hollow alongside much of the GRP. This year boasted one of the largest US Nationals fields ever, with ... go arrow

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4 Podiums for GRP at US Nationals; Sargent top 5 in Planica OPA Cups

13 Jan 2017 @15:30

The past week brought with it an ever variable mix of weather to Soldier Hollow, Utah, where six of the Green Racing Project skiers were competing in US National Championships. While the wax techs and skiers battled an onslaught of cold temperatures, rain, sleet, hail, and snow, they were able to come out on the other end with a handful of podiums and even a National Championship! While US Nationals traditionally have mostly American competitors, in this case the field included Canadian and collegiate athletes, which upped the level of competition from normal. Meanwhile, GRP and World Cup athlete Ida Sargent was in Planica, Slovenia, where she raced to an A Final appearance in an OPA Cup freestyle sprint.

US Nationals Day 1- 10/15k Freestyle
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4 Podiums for GRP at US Nationals; Sargent top 5 in Planica OPA Cups

13 Jan 2017 @15:30

The past week brought with it an ever variable mix of weather to Soldier Hollow, Utah, where six of the Green Racing Project skiers were competing in US National Championships. While the wax techs and skiers battled ... go arrow

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2017 Marathon Course

11 Jan 2017 @14:23

We'll be doing a three lap marathon, each lap 14.6k for 43.8k max distance, with ~15k and ~30k options as well. Find the map on Strava, or over here on our website. Have you signed up yet?

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2017 Marathon Course

11 Jan 2017 @14:23

We'll be doing a three lap marathon, each lap 14.6k for 43.8k max distance, with ~15k and ~30k options as well. Find the map on Strava, or over here on our website. Have you signed up yet? go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Compete at the Canadian NorAm, IBU Cup, and World Cup

9 Jan 2017 @22:14

This past weekend, the GRP had biathletes competing at three different events in three different countries: the NorAm in Valcartier, Quebec; the IBU Cup in Martell, Italy; and the World Cup in Oberhof, Germany.

NorAm

Up north, Ethan Dreissigacker and Mike Gibson competed in two races at the NorAm in Valcartier. The first race was a sprint and both Ethan and Mike earned a spot on the podium. Mike finished 2nd with three misses and Ethan placed third with one standing miss. In the pursuit the following day, Mike moved up one spot to take the                                                                                                    win while Ethan finished 4th. 

IBU Cup

Across the pond in Martell, the IBU Cup weekend kicked off with a ...

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GRP Biathletes Compete at the Canadian NorAm, IBU Cup, and World Cup

9 Jan 2017 @22:14

This past weekend, the GRP had biathletes competing at three different events in three different countries: the NorAm in Valcartier, Quebec; the IBU Cup in Martell, Italy; and the World Cup in Oberhof, Germany.NorAmUp ... go arrow

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Tuesday Night #3 - Mass Start Classic

9 Jan 2017 @15:26

Results

Next week:  interval start freestyle, at the Hardwick Trails! Stay tuned for more info.

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We're changing from interval start to mass start tomorrow - but keeping the short distance. This is in part b/c next week we'll be on the road in Hardwick, at Hardwick Trails, where mass starts are a bit tougher to manage. 

Registration - pre-reg is quick, easy, and better for all concerned. Sign up now!

Bib pickup - 3:30pm

Race start - 4:00pm. Lower field.

Course - Check out the Strava Route

General Series Info

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Tuesday Night #3 - Mass Start Classic

9 Jan 2017 @15:26

ResultsNext week:  interval start freestyle, at the Hardwick Trails! Stay tuned for more info.---We're changing from interval start to mass start tomorrow - but keeping the short distance. This is in part b/c next ... go arrow

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Expanded Offerings at the Activity Center Cafe!

6 Jan 2017 @18:03

This year we're excited to expand our offerings at the Activity Center Cafe, including full lunch options in addition to post ski snacks. Now with a variety of new selections - from tempeh and quinoa bowls with peanut sauce to classic grilled cheese on sourdough - the Cafe has something for everyone. The Cafe is also featuring "clean" baked goods, with no processed sugars and only whole grains. Don't worry if you still want a good sugar fix, the infamous COC chocolate chip cookies are still made daily, as tasty as ever. 

The Cafe is open during the Activity Center/Ski Shop hours to skiers and drop-ins alike.

Also recently on Front Porch Forum, we are excited to see that our customers have been enjoying it too! 

From Ethan S: "I got lunch at the touring center a few weeks ago, I can't ...

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Expanded Offerings at the Activity Center Cafe!

6 Jan 2017 @18:03

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Marika Massey- Bierman races at Biathlon Junior World Trials

1 Jan 2017 @17:52

In the days between Christmas and New Years, a group of more than forty young biathletes descended on the Ethan Allen Firing Range in Jericho to compete for starting spots at the Biathlon World Juniors competition. This event will be held February 22-28, at a site to be determined in early January. Marika Massey- Bierman was the sole Craftsbury representative. Bjorn Westervelt planned to race, but was sick. 

The first race was held on Wednesday and was a sprint, where competitors shoot once prone and once standing. Marika missed a total of five shots and finished 15th.  The next race was held on Thursday, during a huge snowstorm, which makes shooting more difficult. This was a pursuit race with four shootings; two prone, two standing. Athletes start the race based on their time back ...

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Marika Massey- Bierman races at Biathlon Junior World Trials

1 Jan 2017 @17:52

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NCUHS Race this Friday

28 Dec 2016 @13:57

We're excited to host the 2016 Div I North Country Falcon's Women's ski team's home meet this Friday, December 30. First wave of 10 skiers goes out at 2:00pm - see course over at Center's Strava route. Race will start, lap and finish thru the lower soccer field. JV does 1 lap, Varsity does 2 laps.

Course won't be closed to skiers during the racing, but we do ask everyone to be aware of the racers and be prepared to give space as needed during the afternoon. Check out our Snow Report if you're looking for options outside of the course (and there's a lot of good ones right now). The folks in the Activity Center are well-equipped to help you out with planning a tour for the day. OR, stick around and check out the stars of tomorrow, racing locally - always a great choice too!

 

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NCUHS Race this Friday

28 Dec 2016 @13:57

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Training at Craftsbury during the Holiday Vacation

27 Dec 2016 @19:43

We are very excited to be able to offer solid ski conditions on the bulk of our Core Trails heading into the holiday break. Thanks to Herculean efforts by our grooming staff, we have a solid base on most of the trails, augmented by manmade in a few places. The skating is fast and the tracks are hard and things will only improve with more natural snow. 

The holiday break often finds Craftsbury packed full of skiers, so in an effort to alleviate some congestion in our Activity Center lodge, we are asking that visiting high school and club programs keep their gear on their busses or in their vans when possible. The lodge is a great place to come inside to warm up, grab a bite to eat, or rest weary legs for a spell, but the space seems to fill up quick. If teams can leave their bags on ...

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Training at Craftsbury during the Holiday Vacation

27 Dec 2016 @19:43

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GRP Biathletes Podium at USBA Trials in Mount Itasca

21 Dec 2016 @14:53

USBA biathlon trials took place last week in Mount Itasca with two sprints and a mass start. The GRP had a fantastic week of racing with at least two athletes on the podium in each race. In the first sprint race, Emily Dreissigacker notched an impressive second place finishe with only two misses. She was followed by Hallie Grossman in fourth with three misses. For the men, Alex Howe also earned a spot on the podium finishing second with only two misses. Mike Gibson also shot well with two misses and finished fifth. He was closely followed by Ethan Dreissigacker in 6th with only one standing miss.

In the following day's mass start, Emily skied her way onto the podium again with another second place. Hallie also earned a spot on the podium in the mass start placing third. In the men's ...

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GRP Biathletes Podium at USBA Trials in Mount Itasca

21 Dec 2016 @14:53

USBA biathlon trials took place last week in Mount Itasca with two sprints and a mass start. The GRP had a fantastic week of racing with at least two athletes on the podium in each race. In the first sprint race, ... go arrow

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Susan Dunklee on the Podium at World Cup 3 in Nove Mesto

20 Dec 2016 @13:23

This past weekend in Nove Mesto, Susan Dunklee earned a place in the flower ceremony not just once, but twice. In the sprint, Susan cleaned both shooting stages and then skied her way onto the podium in third, only 5 seconds behind the race winner, France's Anais Chevalier. This marks Susan's first World Cup podium of the season and the third World Cup podium of her career. Also racing the sprint was Clare Egan who finished 62nd with three penalties. She was only 1.6 seconds out of qualifying for the pursuit.

The pursuit was a tight and exciting race. After cleaning her first shooting stage, Susan left the range in the lead. However, she ended up with one prone penalty in her second stage and one standing penalty in her third stage which moved her back to fourth (Susan's best-ever ...

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Susan Dunklee on the Podium at World Cup 3 in Nove Mesto

20 Dec 2016 @13:23

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First Eastern Cup of the Season in the Books

19 Dec 2016 @22:31

The juniors kicked of their racing season this weekend at the first Eastern Cup, held at Craftsbury. As always, the first Eastern Cup draws a large and competitive field, putting everyone’s summer and fall training to the test. 

The U16s boys were the first racers of the weekend, doing a 5k classic race. Griffin Wright was the first Craftsbury racer, in 4th, followed by Finn Sweet in 13th. Bjorn Westervelt was 23rd and Jack Young was 34th. The next race of the day was for the entire women’s field, who all raced 5k. Alex Lawson led the way in 27th (8th U20), followed by Phoebe Sweet in 46th (9th U18) and Callie Young less than a second behind in 47th (10th U18). Avery Ellis was 50th (14th U20), followed by Quincy Massey-Bierman in 72nd (1st U14). Madeline Strasser was next in 117th ...

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First Eastern Cup of the Season in the Books

19 Dec 2016 @22:31

The juniors kicked of their racing season this weekend at the first Eastern Cup, held at Craftsbury. As always, the first Eastern Cup draws a large and competitive field, putting everyone’s summer and fall ... go arrow

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Patterson Races La Clusaz Mass Start, GRP Ski at Craftsbury Eastern Cup

19 Dec 2016 @20:00

In the final races before the holiday season, Green Racing Project skiers had a handful of top finishes, along with their share of crashes and broken equipment! Caitlin Patterson finished off period one of the cross country World Cup in La Clusaz, France, while five of the GRP skiers raced at home in a two-day pursuit at the Craftsbury Eastern Cup.

La Clusaz World Cup
The cross country World Cup wrapped up for the holidays in La Clusaz, on a fully man-made loop of white snow snaking through brown open fields. Caitlin Patterson had a great start to the 10k skate mass start on Saturday, and was skiing in the top twenty at one point. She was in position to finish well within World Cup points when she fell on the final downhill corner and ended up in 37th. She finishes period one of the ...

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Patterson Races La Clusaz Mass Start, GRP Ski at Craftsbury Eastern Cup

19 Dec 2016 @20:00

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Craftsbury EC Opener BKL results

19 Dec 2016 @14:11

We were excited to host the stars of tomorrow as part of the NENSA Eastern Cup this past weekend, including a lot of our own BKL skiers. Find full results for the races here.

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Craftsbury EC Opener BKL results

19 Dec 2016 @14:11

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Sargent Consistent Again in Davos Sprint, GRP on Silver Star NorAm Podium

12 Dec 2016 @20:43

With the early ski season well underway, a few themes are emerging for Green Racing Project skiers. One is that Ida Sargent is consistently qualifying for World Cup sprint heats, proving she has the speed to compete with the world’s best in both skate and classic. Another is that the domestic GRP skiers keep consistently hitting the NorAm/SuperTour podium, especially in classic races. With period 1 of the SuperTour in the books, and just one weekend remaining in period 1 of the World Cup, they will look to continue and improve upon these results in January.

Davos World Cup
The World Cup in Davos, Switzerland kicked off Saturday with a 15k freestyle individual for the women. GRP skier Caitlin Patterson took 44th place on a tough course at altitude. In the following day’s freestyle ...

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Sargent Consistent Again in Davos Sprint, GRP on Silver Star NorAm Podium

12 Dec 2016 @20:43

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Top-Results for Susan Dunklee at World Cup 2 in Pokljuka

12 Dec 2016 @19:56

The second weekend of World Cup biathlon racing took place in Pokljuka, Slovenia beginning with a sprint. 

Susan Dunklee had her best result of the season (so far) finishing 11th and cleaning both her prone and standing stages with the second and third fastest range times of the day. Susan's been working to improve her shooting speed for the past two years and her effort is paying off. Clare Egan finished the sprint in 53rd with two standing misses. Both Susan and Clare qualified for the following day's pursuit. 

In the pursuit, Susan had another impressive race moving up from her 11th place starting position to finish 5th overall. She cleaned her first three shooting stages leaving the range in second place. She missed one shot in her fourth stage which put her in seventh after ...

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Top-Results for Susan Dunklee at World Cup 2 in Pokljuka

12 Dec 2016 @19:56

The second weekend of World Cup biathlon racing took place in Pokljuka, Slovenia beginning with a sprint. Susan Dunklee had her best result of the season (so far) finishing 11th and cleaning both her prone and ... go arrow

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Tuesday Night #2 - Now w/Results

12 Dec 2016 @11:53

Race results for TNR16-17#2. Series results will be posted soon, over here

Next race - January 10! Find info about the series, and Register online to make your lives (and ours) simpler.

Course maps will be posted at Strava.

Timing! We need volunteers, every race week! Time the race, get 110 points for that week, AND it counts toward volunteer hours (e.g. JR Scholarships). Be a good ski citizen, support the community, volunteer via skiing@craftsbury.com. We need two (2) timers each week.

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Tuesday Night #2 - Now w/Results

12 Dec 2016 @11:53

Race results for TNR16-17#2. Series results will be posted soon, over here. Next race - January 10! Find info about the series, and Register online to make your lives (and ours) simpler.Course maps will be ... go arrow

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Tuesday Night Race #1

6 Dec 2016 @16:26

Results of our first Tuesday Night Race. Small, but dedicated crew contested #1.

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Tuesday Night Race #1

6 Dec 2016 @16:26

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GRP Hits SuperTour Podium; Sargent and Patterson Complete Lillehammer Mini-Tour

6 Dec 2016 @16:01

In the first race weekend of December, Green Racing Project skiers had more solid results across the board. Five GRP skiers raced the opening SuperTours in West Yellowstone, Montana, while Ida Sargent and Caitlin Patterson continued the World Cup season at its second stop in Lillehammer, Norway.

Lillehammer World Cup
This year Lillehammer hosted a World Cup mini-tour, which included three races beginning on Friday. Ida Sargent again qualified for Friday’s classic sprint heats in 26th place, along with three of her US teammates. It was Ida’s first time qualifying for the sprints heat in a Norwegian World Cup, which are usually stacked with fast Scandinavian Nation’s Group skiers. She finished 6th in her quarterfinal heat, and 28th on the day. Caitlin Patterson placed 68th in the ...

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GRP Hits SuperTour Podium; Sargent and Patterson Complete Lillehammer Mini-Tour

6 Dec 2016 @16:01

In the first race weekend of December, Green Racing Project skiers had more solid results across the board. Five GRP skiers raced the opening SuperTours in West Yellowstone, Montana, while Ida Sargent and Caitlin ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Compete at World Cup 1 and the Canmore NorAm

5 Dec 2016 @19:10

The 2016-17 biathlon season is underway! This past week the GRP had biathletes competing at both the World Cup in Oestersund, Sweden as well as the NorAm in Canmore, Alberta.

World Cup 1:

Clare Egan and Susan Dunklee kicked off the World Cup season in last Sunday's mixed relay along with USBA teammates Lowell Bailey and Tim Burke. Susan scrambled for the team and, after cleaning both shooting stages while only using three spares, tagged off to Clare in first place. Clare skied with the leaders and cleaned her first shooting, but struggled with the wind during her standing stage. The team finished 8th with a total of two penalty laps.

World Cup racing action continued in Oestersund with the individual race in which Clare finished 40th, cleaning her final two shooting stages. Susan had to ...

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GRP Biathletes Compete at World Cup 1 and the Canmore NorAm

5 Dec 2016 @19:10

The 2016-17 biathlon season is underway! This past week the GRP had biathletes competing at both the World Cup in Oestersund, Sweden as well as the NorAm in Canmore, Alberta.World Cup 1:Clare Egan and Susan Dunklee ... go arrow

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Winter Fitness Offering: Simple strength

30 Nov 2016 @7:48

Happy to renew an offering in our fitness selections - Simple Strength. A 45 minute easy strength training and toning class for all levels led by Eleanor Kinsey. Simple and straightforward, this class includes: a warm up, slow and controlled weight lifting and body weight movements, core exercises, and a cool down stretch. A great way to start the day and rev up your metabolism.

This program is open to all levels and available to Craftsbury Members for $5/session. Not a member? Find full details. Craftsbury houseguests are also welcome to attend these classes at no cost. Presently, this class is Tuesdays and Fridays, 5:45am, but as always, check the calendar for current schedule. Hope to see you!

 

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Winter Fitness Offering: Simple strength

30 Nov 2016 @7:48

Happy to renew an offering in our fitness selections - Simple Strength. A 45 minute easy strength training and toning class for all levels led by Eleanor Kinsey. Simple and straightforward, this class includes: a ... go arrow

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Adult recreational ski group starts December 11

30 Nov 2016 @7:39

Looking for a group of fellow adults to ski with in a low-key environment? Starting December 11, we're excited to offer you just that. Our recreational ski group is free for adult members and meets on Wednesdays (3:30-4:30pm) and Sundays (2:00-3:15pm) throughout the winter.

All are welcome - come every time or drop in when you can! At the beginning of each session, a Nordic Center instructor will be available to provide optional group instruction to those who might want some guidance before hitting the trails. Sessions will be fun and low-key, revolving around the interests of the group. Make it a weekly date with a group of friends, or come on your own and meet new friends - all skiers welcome and encouraged to join! This adult ski group runs concurrently with some kids’ programs, ...

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Adult recreational ski group starts December 11

30 Nov 2016 @7:39

Looking for a group of fellow adults to ski with in a low-key environment? Starting December 11, we're excited to offer you just that. Our recreational ski group is free for adult members and meets on Wednesdays ... go arrow

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Scholarship Fund Meets $5000 Match Goal

29 Nov 2016 @11:17

The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is excited to announce that the Kathy Wright Memorial Scholarship Fund met its $5,000 goal in matching donations, raising $10,000 to support our youth skiers. We owe a huge thank-you to everyone in our community—and beyond it—who contributed to the fund, and to the anonymous donor who set the match goal this past summer.

Craftsbury believes that access to the sport of cross country skiing should not be restricted by income. Skiing is an expensive sport, but we are lucky to be part of an amazing community that shares our vision of access and affordability. Scholarships are made possible by the generosity of many families that support the Outdoor Center, and go towards offsetting the costs of ski programs or race/camp travel for Craftsbury junior and BKL ...

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Scholarship Fund Meets $5000 Match Goal

29 Nov 2016 @11:17

The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is excited to announce that the Kathy Wright Memorial Scholarship Fund met its $5,000 goal in matching donations, raising $10,000 to support our youth skiers. We owe a huge thank-you to ... go arrow

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GRP Skiers in the Points in Ruka World Cup; Hit Podium in West Yellowstone

28 Nov 2016 @21:46

Green Racing Project skiers had a successful opening weekend in the World Cups in Ruka, Finland, as well as a set of FIS Race season openers in West Yellowstone, MT. Although Caitlin Patterson and Ida Sargent have already competed in two race weekends in Finland, this weekend was the official World Cup opener. Meanwhile, in Montana the rest of skiers were testing out their race fitness for the first time this year.

Ruka World Cup Opener
In Saturday’s classic sprint, Ida Sargent joined teammates Jessie Diggins, Sadie Bjornsen, and Sophie Caldwell in qualifying for the heats in 23rd. She took 5th place in her quarterfinal heat, +5.60 from Norwegian Maiken Caspersen Falla, who went on to take 2nd in the A Final. Ida maintained her qualifying position of 23rd on the day. Caitlin ...

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GRP Skiers in the Points in Ruka World Cup; Hit Podium in West Yellowstone

28 Nov 2016 @21:46

Green Racing Project skiers had a successful opening weekend in the World Cups in Ruka, Finland, as well as a set of FIS Race season openers in West Yellowstone, MT. Although Caitlin Patterson and Ida Sargent have ... go arrow

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Tuesday Night XC Series - 16-17

28 Nov 2016 @19:24

Looking for a fun way to challenge yourself, hang with friends or measure your ski fitness in a low-key atmosphere? Join us for the weekly Tuesday Race series, starting December 6th, with your finish counting toward the overall points series. Registration opens at 3:30pm, and races start at 4:00pm. We'll primarily race a variety of tracks over the course of the season, but as we're hoping to get an early start on the season the first several will be held on the snow-making loop. However, new for 2016-17 is a field trip to the Hardwick Trails, about 25 minutes south of campus. Races are mainly mass start, with some interval starts thrown in for good measure.

Entry is free if you're a Craftsbury member or houseguest, otherwise your day membership covers your entry. Find full details and ...

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Tuesday Night XC Series - 16-17

28 Nov 2016 @19:24

Looking for a fun way to challenge yourself, hang with friends or measure your ski fitness in a low-key atmosphere? Join us for the weekly Tuesday Race series, starting December 6th, with your finish counting toward ... go arrow

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Gym Use Orientation

27 Nov 2016 @12:00

You've got your membership

You purchased your Gym Pass (yes, this is an add on, and Craftsbury and Albany residents need to do this).

...but wait:  you don't know how to even use the gym. 

Fear not. We're offering a free gym orientation to all gym users! During the month of November come learn how to safely use our equipment and become familiar with
the rules of our gym. All gym members are welcome and encouraged to come! Orientation will be Fridays at 7:00pm and Sundays at 10:00am. Totally free, just drop in.

 

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Gym Use Orientation

27 Nov 2016 @12:00

You've got your membership. You purchased your Gym Pass (yes, this is an add on, and Craftsbury and Albany residents need to do this)....but wait:  you don't know how to even use the gym. Fear not. We're offering ... go arrow

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December Ski and Stay Deal

27 Nov 2016 @11:00

Interested in learning to XC ski? This December thru the 22nd we are offering a ski and stay package that will get you out the door and gliding through the woods. Join us midweek (M-Th), stay in one of our comfortable dorm-style rooms, enjoy all-you-can-eat local fare in our dining hall, and receive free rentals and a free 45 minute lesson from one of our our talented ski instructors, starting at just $110/night for single occupancy or $190/night for a couple. Email stay@craftsbury.com or call (802) 586-7767 to book your stay today

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December Ski and Stay Deal

27 Nov 2016 @11:00

Interested in learning to XC ski? This December thru the 22nd we are offering a ski and stay package that will get you out the door and gliding through the woods. Join us midweek (M-Th), stay in one of our ... go arrow

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GRPRow Opens Applications for 16-17

27 Nov 2016 @8:00

Craftsbury Green Racing Project Rowing is inviting applications to join the program this Fall/Winter. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis from now, acceptances may be issued any time between now and January 1.

The GRP goal is for each athlete to reach their greatest potential and to achieve maximum results as individuals and as a team. We recognize that every individual is different and has different strengths and limiting factors. Therefore the same training protocol will not be optimal for everyone. We will maintain a process designed to determine how best to maximize each individual’s potential, and how to assure continuous progress. We want to have GRP athletes improving on all fronts – power, endurance, technique, and mental preparedness. A core belief of the GRP ...

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GRPRow Opens Applications for 16-17

27 Nov 2016 @8:00

Craftsbury Green Racing Project Rowing is inviting applications to join the program this Fall/Winter. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis from now, acceptances may be issued any time between now and ... go arrow

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Green Racing Project World Cup Preview

25 Nov 2016 @17:22

The weekend following Thanksgiving may mean shopping sprees for most of the country, but for the ski and biathlon world, it means something more exciting - the start of the World Cup season! The Green Racing Project has four athletes starting on the World Cup this November: Susan Dunklee and Clare Egan on the biathlon side, and Ida Sargent and Caitlin Patterson for cross country.

The World Cup skiers kick off the season in Kuusamo, Finland with a double set of classic races. Saturday the 26th is a classic sprint on the notoriously tough course in Ruka, which favors strong classic striders. Ida Sargent has been 5th and 7th on this course in the past, so look for a good result from her. Patterson will also race the classic sprint. Sunday the 27th is a 10k classic interval start, a ...

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Green Racing Project World Cup Preview

25 Nov 2016 @17:22

The weekend following Thanksgiving may mean shopping sprees for most of the country, but for the ski and biathlon world, it means something more exciting - the start of the World Cup season! The Green Racing Project ... go arrow

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Sargent and Patterson Top 15 in Saariselka FIS Races

20 Nov 2016 @14:21

GRP skiers Ida Sargent and Caitlin Patterson had solid results in another set of Finnish FIS races this weekend, this time in Saariselka, Finland. The two are using these FIS races as tune-ups for the Ruka World Cup opener next weekend, and so far have posted multiple top 10’s and top 15’s. The Saariselka races were stacked with skiers from the Russian National Team, which used them as World Cup selection races, but the field also included top German, Belarussian, Estonian, and Austrian skiers.

On Friday both Sargent and Patterson raced a 5k classic individual start with temperatures hovering around zero degrees Celcius, which can be notoriously difficult for waxing. Sargent finished 19th, +1:00 behind Russian Yulia Tchekaleva, who took the win. Patterson was 23rd, +1:06.

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Sargent and Patterson Top 15 in Saariselka FIS Races

20 Nov 2016 @14:21

GRP skiers Ida Sargent and Caitlin Patterson had solid results in another set of Finnish FIS races this weekend, this time in Saariselka, Finland. The two are using these FIS races as tune-ups for the Ruka World Cup ... go arrow

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Sargent and Patterson Post Top 10’s in Olos FIS Races

15 Nov 2016 @10:56

The 2016-2017 ski season is officially underway, albeit only in the very far north of Scandinavia! GRP skiers Ida Sargent and Caitlin Patterson were in Olos, Finland last weekend competing in a set of FIS races. Many World Cup skiers use these races as tune-up events for the first World Cups of the year, so the women’s field was very strong and included the top Finnish national team members as well as former World Cup overall winner Justyna Kowalczyk.

Friday kicked off with a 1.4k classic sprint. Ida had a solid qualifying round in 5th place, 6 seconds behind Kowalczyk. Unlike typical sprint brackets, where 30 qualifiers go on to compete in 6-person heats, the Olos races were old-school sprint rounds of 16, with 4 people in each qualifier. Ida just missed out on making the semifinal ...

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Sargent and Patterson Post Top 10’s in Olos FIS Races

15 Nov 2016 @10:56

The 2016-2017 ski season is officially underway, albeit only in the very far north of Scandinavia! GRP skiers Ida Sargent and Caitlin Patterson were in Olos, Finland last weekend competing in a set of FIS races. ... go arrow

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Swap Raises Over $3000 for Scholarship Fund

14 Nov 2016 @14:55

The Outdoor Center held its first-ever Ski & Bike Swap last Sunday, November 6, and it was a great hit! People were lined up outside before we opened our doors at 10:00 a.m., and the bike shop and Activities Center were soon packed with people looking for gear. All told, we sold about $25,000-worth of used skis and bikes, roughly half of which were consignments from the community. The other half of items sold were used Outdoor Center rental bikes and skis moving on to new homes. It was really fun to watch community members walk out the door with “new” gear, especially the little kids who were getting their first pair of skis or first mountain bike.

Twenty percent of the proceeds from consigned equipment sales went directly to the Kathy Wright Memorial Scholarship Fund, which ...

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Swap Raises Over $3000 for Scholarship Fund

14 Nov 2016 @14:55

The Outdoor Center held its first-ever Ski & Bike Swap last Sunday, November 6, and it was a great hit! People were lined up outside before we opened our doors at 10:00 a.m., and the bike shop and Activities Center ... go arrow

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GRPRow at Speed Orders

8 Nov 2016 @21:20

The GRPRowers completed their fall season last weekend at the East Coast Speed Order, in Princeton, NJ. Fall speed orders always feature a unique format, with racing consisting of a 6k erg on Saturday and a 4.35k race in a single on Sunday. For everyone who attended (including COC community rower, Annie Rowell), it was an opportunity to gauge their speed against a lot of other athletes, across a couple of platforms.

After traveling most of Friday, it seemed like most of the athletes were slightly off their game for the Saturday morning erg. Wes, in the Men’s open weight single category, finished 14th with a time of 19:45. In the Women’s open weight single category, Annie Rowell and Liz Vogt finished 9th and 11th, with times of 22:33 and 22:47, respectively. Jenny McIlvane finished ...

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GRPRow at Speed Orders

8 Nov 2016 @21:20

The GRPRowers completed their fall season last weekend at the East Coast Speed Order, in Princeton, NJ. Fall speed orders always feature a unique format, with racing consisting of a 6k erg on Saturday and a 4.35k ... go arrow

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2017 Camp Rates and Dates published

2 Nov 2016 @17:16

Running and sculling campers:  our 2017 schedule is now live! Check it out:

2017 Running Camps
2017 Sculling Camps

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2 Nov 2016 @17:16

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Craftsbury at HOCR

1 Nov 2016 @14:32

October 22nd and 23rd was Head of the Charles weekend! While it was classic HOCR weather: cold, windy, and raining, the results of the racing was, overall, more enlightening. Craftsbury had a solid showing over the weekend, with current and former GRP members impressively racing up the course.

Hugh McAdam had one of the more stand out races, winning the lightweight Men’s championship single with a time of 18:33, a 39 second margin ahead of 2nd place. In a steep field for the Women’s championship single, and her first HOCR ever, Liz Vogt placed 14th, with a time of 20:42. Jenny Mcilvane finished 7th in the lightweight Women’s championship single, with a time of 21:32.

Former GRP members Maggie Fellows, Andrew Reed, Willy Cowles, Erik Frid, Maddie Lips, Jamie Chapman, Ben Dann, ...

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Craftsbury at HOCR

1 Nov 2016 @14:32

October 22nd and 23rd was Head of the Charles weekend! While it was classic HOCR weather: cold, windy, and raining, the results of the racing was, overall, more enlightening. Craftsbury had a solid showing over the ... go arrow

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Winter Ski Programming

30 Oct 2016 @14:45

Are you ready to get skiing? Longer nights, and cooler days have us thinking the same. Find all about the programming options for the upcoming winter; there's something for all ages!

 

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Are you ready to get skiing? Longer nights, and cooler days have us thinking the same. Find all about the programming options for the upcoming winter; there's something for all ages!  go arrow

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Trail Improvements

27 Oct 2016 @17:42

We’re excited about a couple of ski trail improvements that you’ll notice next time you on the trails.

You may have noticed some trail work around the intersection with Duck Pond and Murphy’s Field, along the road as you approach the Center. Over the summer, we were approached by the owners of the property about a possible purchase. Given the importance of that access route to skiers, we were interested indeed, and closed on the property in September – a big thank you to the former owners for the opportunity. This has allowed us to open up the canopy a bit, widen a few tights spots and generally smooth this section, which gets so much use throughout both good and bad winters! The house itself will also serve us well, whether for staff housing or rental, tbd. As with the rest of ...

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We’re excited about a couple of ski trail improvements that you’ll notice next time you on the trails.You may have noticed some trail work around the intersection with Duck Pond and Murphy’s Field, along the ... go arrow

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Marathon eNewsletter

25 Oct 2016 @15:04

Thinking about trying the marathon this winter? Rookie or regular, you'll want to sign up for our marathon enewsletter, coming to an inbox near you! We're filling the newsletter with tech tips for your gear and waxing, training plans, as well as events and training opportunities that can make your marathon more fun and fruitful. Sign up over here, then watch your inbox. 

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Thinking about trying the marathon this winter? Rookie or regular, you'll want to sign up for our marathon enewsletter, coming to an inbox near you! We're filling the newsletter with tech tips for your gear and ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Compete at the USBA Rollerski Trials

17 Oct 2016 @14:23

This past weekend all the GRP biathletes reunited at the Ethan Allen Firing Range in Jericho for the USBA Rollerski Trials. Both days featured sprint races.

Susan Dunklee dominated the women's race on Saturday winning by over 2.5 minutes with only one prone miss. Clare Egan was the next GRP finisher in 4th followed by Emily Dreissigacker in 5th, Kaitlynn Miller in 8th, Hallie Grossman in 9th, and Liz Guiney in 10th. In the men's race, Ethan Dreissigacker posted the top GRP result in 6th place with Alex Howe finishing 9th, and Mike Gibson finishing 10th.

Sunday saw two GRP women on the podium with Susan winning the race for the second day in a row and Emily placing second with clean shooting in both stages. Clare was the next GRP finisher in 5th follow by Hallie in 7th, and Kaitlynn in ...

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GRP Biathletes Compete at the USBA Rollerski Trials

17 Oct 2016 @14:23

This past weekend all the GRP biathletes reunited at the Ethan Allen Firing Range in Jericho for the USBA Rollerski Trials. Both days featured sprint races.Susan Dunklee dominated the women's race on Saturday ... go arrow

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Results: Checkpoint Challenge 2016

11 Oct 2016 @20:59

Thanks to the 36 competitors who braved the impending rain and the unpredictable challenges during our 2016 Craftsbury Checkpoint Challenge! The organizers and station managers, primarily GRP skiers and biathletes, enjoyed setting up 10 tricky stations and sharing laughs with the competitors as they strove to complete team-building tasks. Nine teams of four members each ran around on the COC trail system, navigating their way to stations marked on the map provided, where they could complete tasks to earn points. The winning team, Trump That (Keith Woodward, Eric Schulz, Eric Remick, Peter Duval), earned 323 points within the 2 hour time limit. Trump That earned points at 9 of the 10 stations, and though certain stations like Flag Matching gave them a bit of difficulty, they shone ...

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Results: Checkpoint Challenge 2016

11 Oct 2016 @20:59

Thanks to the 36 competitors who braved the impending rain and the unpredictable challenges during our 2016 Craftsbury Checkpoint Challenge! The organizers and station managers, primarily GRP skiers and biathletes, ... go arrow

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Results: Black River Beatdown

10 Oct 2016 @14:22

 We were happy to welcome about 35 starters across runners and cyclists to this year's Black River Beatdown. Runners did one lap of the just shy of 10k course, while cyclist chose between one lap or two of a 9 mile course. 

Your winners:

Women 10k - LAURA PAULSEN - 47:50.6
Men 10k - ADRIAN OWENS - 51:16.5

Men 1 lap - Brian Bushey - 1:00:53.1
Women 1 lap - Madeline Strasser - 1:13:16.5

Men 2 lap - Brian Lyster - 1:41:07.3
Women 2 lap - Angela Webster - 2:03:10.9

Our winners of the Jay Cloud Enduro segments were:
Angela Webster - both enduro segments for the women!
Brendan Mahoney - men's enduro segment #1
Curtis Webster - men's enduro segment #2

(We named winners on the basis of non-employees and those that had posted their results to Strava at time of award ceremony).

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Results: Black River Beatdown

10 Oct 2016 @14:22

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Results: 2016 Oktoberfest Singletrack Shootout

9 Oct 2016 @16:13

This year's singletrack shootout saw over 30 racers toeing the line ranging in ability from first time shooters to professional biathletes. In the Novice Mountain Bike race, Eleanor Campbell was first for the women while Edward Meyer was first for the men. In the Novice Run division, Mary O'Connell finished first for the women while Russell Primeau won the men's race. Brian Dooley won the Expert Mountain Bike race. In the Expert Run event, Alex Howe crossed the line first for the men while Susan Dunklee won the women's race.

Click here for full results (including the junior categories).

Thanks to everyone who came out to race!

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Results: 2016 Oktoberfest Singletrack Shootout

9 Oct 2016 @16:13

This year's singletrack shootout saw over 30 racers toeing the line ranging in ability from first time shooters to professional biathletes. In the Novice Mountain Bike race, Eleanor Campbell was first for the women ... go arrow

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New Movement Classes at Craftsbury

7 Oct 2016 @20:58

Two new options for movement, mobility and body awareness are available here at Craftsbury.

Feldenkrais

In addition to our Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement Class we have started a new class on Thursday morning from 8:00-9:00am in the Activity Center. All are welcome to either or both. The cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Read more about Feldenkrais generally, and if you have specific questions about the class, please email Kimberly Howell.

Yoga for Pre-schoolers

Yoga for children enhances flexibility, strength, coordination and body awareness. In addition, focus and concentration, and a sense of calmness improves. In this class children learn to exercise, play and connect more deeply with the inner self. This 6 week series (October 14 - November ...

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New Movement Classes at Craftsbury

7 Oct 2016 @20:58

Two new options for movement, mobility and body awareness are available here at Craftsbury.FeldenkraisIn addition to our Tuesday 4:30-5:30pm Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement Class we have started a new class ... go arrow

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Oct 17: Marathon Registration Opening

7 Oct 2016 @8:36

Sign up early and save dough! Early bird adult registration is only $60, the price will only go up AND there's no DOR sign up this year - don’t delay! 

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7 Oct 2016 @8:36

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Join our team: now hiring

28 Sep 2016 @6:56

Want to join our team? We're looking to fill a variety of positions, from seasonal part-time to year-round, full-time. See more below - and bookmark our Jobs Page for listings year-round.

Front Desk Reservationist

The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is looking for someone to join their office team!

The ideal applicant possesses strong organizational and communication skills, the ability to multi-task and adjust to a dynamic, fast paced environment. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required along with 1 year of customer service experience preferably in the reservations/front desk field.

This position works a shift from 11:00am – 7:00pm in the winter and Noon – 8:00pm in the summer, 3 weekdays and 1 weekend day (Saturday).

Meals during shifts and recreational facilities provided along ...

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Join our team: now hiring

28 Sep 2016 @6:56

Want to join our team? We're looking to fill a variety of positions, from seasonal part-time to year-round, full-time. See more below - and bookmark our Jobs Page for listings year-round.Front Desk ReservationistThe ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Podium at Slovenian Biathlon Nationals

19 Sep 2016 @8:19

This past weekend five GRP biathletes raced at Slovenian Biathlon Nationals in Pokljuka, Slovenia. Saturday featured a 7.5k sprint race for the women and a 10k sprint for the men, and was rather wet and rainy. In the senior women's category, Emily Dreissigacker had a strong race finishing 3rd with two standing misses. Hallie Grossman also had a solid race finishing 4th. For the men, Alex Howe had the top GRP result finishing 7th. Ethan Dreissigacker placed 9th with one standing miss and Mike Gibson was 13th. 

Sunday brought drier weather and featured a 10k mass start for women and a 14k mass start for men. Emily made the podium for the second day in a row with another 3rd place finish. She shot well with only two standing misses. Hallie also had a repeat performance finishing 4th. For ...

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GRP Biathletes Podium at Slovenian Biathlon Nationals

19 Sep 2016 @8:19

This past weekend five GRP biathletes raced at Slovenian Biathlon Nationals in Pokljuka, Slovenia. Saturday featured a 7.5k sprint race for the women and a 10k sprint for the men, and was rather wet and rainy. In ... go arrow

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GRP Biathletes Compete at German Biathlon Championships in Oberhof

14 Sep 2016 @13:00

Following a multi-week training camp in Germany, Susan Dunklee and Clare Egan (both GRP biathletes and members of the US Biathlon team) competed in two races at German Biathlon Championships. Being a summer championship event, the races took place on rollerskis.

In the 6k sprint race, Susan had a strong race finishing 14th with one standing miss. Clare also had a good performance finishing 23rd with clean shooting. In the 3x6k relay, Susan and Clare joined forces with Canadian biathlete Megan Tandy to create a 3-person US/Canadian relay team. They raced to a solid 6th place finish. Susan scrambled for the team and had one standing miss. She tagged off to Clare who shot clean.

Results:

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GRP Biathletes Compete at German Biathlon Championships in Oberhof

14 Sep 2016 @13:00

Following a multi-week training camp in Germany, Susan Dunklee and Clare Egan (both GRP biathletes and members of the US Biathlon team) competed in two races at German Biathlon Championships. Being a summer ... go arrow

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2016 Masters Ski Camp Reg Open

9 Sep 2016 @16:00

It may not yet be fall, but winter is still coming! Registration is LIVE for our Masters camps this winter. The intermediate camp will be December 1-4, and advanced camp December 8-11. Visit the website for more info, and head to Skireg to register.

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2016 Masters Ski Camp Reg Open

9 Sep 2016 @16:00

It may not yet be fall, but winter is still coming! Registration is LIVE for our Masters camps this winter. The intermediate camp will be December 1-4, and advanced camp December 8-11. Visit the website for more ... go arrow

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Save the Date- Oktoberfest 2016

8 Sep 2016 @18:29

Mark your calendars! Oktoberfest weekend (October 8th and 9th this year) is always a great way to kick off the fall season with a smorgasbord of fun racing events and the always popular Oktoberfest local dinner.

On Saturday, the 8th of October racers will start off with the Black River Beatdown, a 10k running race and 10/20 mi bike race on the Center’s singletrack trails.

On Saturday afternoon the Center will host the Craftsbury Checkpoint Challenge, a team adventure race with checkpoints scattered around the Center’s trails. Part orienteering race, part endurance race, this race will test both the brainpower and brawn of each team, as well as their ability to work together.  The challenges are not disclosed ahead of time, so competitors should be prepared for anything!

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Save the Date- Oktoberfest 2016

8 Sep 2016 @18:29

Mark your calendars! Oktoberfest weekend (October 8th and 9th this year) is always a great way to kick off the fall season with a smorgasbord of fun racing events and the always popular Oktoberfest local dinner.On ... go arrow

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Matching Donations Being Accepted to the Kathy Wright Memorial Scholarship Fund

8 Sep 2016 @8:00

The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is excited to announce that an anonymous donor has recently pledged to match up to $5,000 in donations to the junior scholarship fund. The fund is being renamed the Kathy Wright Memorial Scholarship Fund in honor of Kathy Wright, a member of our community who passed away in March 2016.

Craftsbury believes that access to the sport of cross country skiing should not be restricted by income. Skiing is an expensive sport, but we are lucky to be part of an amazing community that shares our vision of access and affordability. Scholarships are made possible by the generosity of many families that support the Outdoor Center, and go towards offsetting the costs of ski programs or race/camp travel for Craftsbury junior and BKL skiers in need.

Kathy Wright was a ...

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Matching Donations Being Accepted to the Kathy Wright Memorial Scholarship Fund

8 Sep 2016 @8:00

The Craftsbury Outdoor Center is excited to announce that an anonymous donor has recently pledged to match up to $5,000 in donations to the junior scholarship fund. The fund is being renamed the Kathy Wright ... go arrow

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Forest Steward Panel on Tuesday September 20th

7 Sep 2016 @17:30

Join us Tuesday September 20th at 7:00pm in the Craftsbury Outdoor Center Activity Center for the 5th 2016 Summer Forestry Lecture. This lecture will take the form of a land stewardship panel presented by Michael Snyder (Commissioner of Forests, Parks, and Recreation), Jared Nunery (Orleans County Forester), and some of our local forestry heroes and landowners. The goal of this lecture series as a whole is to provide attendees with a better understanding of the Black River Watershed. The vast majority of the Black River Watershed is privately owned, meaning the management of the land we all love is in the hands of many different stewards. This particular presentation will aim to bring the human aspect of the watershed into the fold through the sharing of individual stories that ...

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Forest Steward Panel on Tuesday September 20th

7 Sep 2016 @17:30

Join us Tuesday September 20th at 7:00pm in the Craftsbury Outdoor Center Activity Center for the 5th 2016 Summer Forestry Lecture. This lecture will take the form of a land stewardship panel presented by Michael ... go arrow

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New cabins are open!

7 Sep 2016 @14:47

The first of August marked the much awaited opening of the new hillside cabins. Nestled amongst a field of wildflowers, the new complex includes ten rentable living units and one shared kitchen space, all complete with the latest green technologies. The cabins will ultimately replace Tamarack Lodge, but currently they are providing more private housing options for guests and campers. They are designed in such a way to maximize flexibility and allow for various group sizes and year round use. They provide easy access to both the lake and ski trails, as well as all the amenities that the Center offers.

The cabins were inspired by European lodging styles, with one main room that holds two beds that can be pushed together into one, as well as a table and chairs. Each cabin is equipped ...

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New cabins are open!

7 Sep 2016 @14:47

The first of August marked the much awaited opening of the new hillside cabins. Nestled amongst a field of wildflowers, the new complex includes ten rentable living units and one shared kitchen space, all complete ... go arrow

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2016 Summer Forestry Series: September 20 and October 6

7 Sep 2016 @10:22

Over the course of the summer we will successively build from the bottom up - from the bedrock - a strong understanding of some of the natural history that makes this place special. Join us for any or all of the free monthly presentations this summer at the Craftsbury Outdoor Center. Remaining sessions:

Forest Steward Panel
Tuesday, September 20, 7:00pm
The vast majority of the Black River Watershed is privately owned, meaning the management of the land we all love is in the hands of many different stewards of this land. This September, meet with several of these stewards and learn of the work they are doing on their land to ensure the land thrives and flourishes for generations to come. Presented by Michael Snyder, Commissioner of Forests Parks and Recreation, Jared Nunery, Orleans ...

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2016 Summer Forestry Series: September 20 and October 6

7 Sep 2016 @10:22

Over the course of the summer we will successively build from the bottom up - from the bedrock - a strong understanding of some of the natural history that makes this place special. Join us for any or all of the ... go arrow

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Week 12 Results: Tuesday Night Race

25 Aug 2016 @16:06

This past week was the final Tuesday Night Race of the summer. In the 5k Bike event, Aliza Wright was the first female finisher and Trey Jones was the first male finisher. In the 10k bike, Hannah Dreissigacker was first for the women while Nils Koons crossed the line first on the men's side. In the running event, Caitlin Patterson won the women's race while Sam Brunnette was first for the men.

The race was followed by a pizza party where end of season prizes were awarded. For the 5k bike, Madeline Strasser was the overall female leader and Alan Moody was the overall male leader. Megan Jolly and Matt Moody were the female and male overall 10k bike leaders, respectively. Audrey Mangan was the overall female running event leader and Emlyn Jones was the overall male leader.

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Week 12 Results: Tuesday Night Race

25 Aug 2016 @16:06

This past week was the final Tuesday Night Race of the summer. In the 5k Bike event, Aliza Wright was the first female finisher and Trey Jones was the first male finisher. In the 10k bike, Hannah Dreissigacker was ... go arrow

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GRP Biathlon at North American Rollerski Biathlon Championships

19 Aug 2016 @15:07

Nine members of the GRP biathlon and ski teams raced this past weekend in Jericho, VT at the North American Rollerski Biathlon Championships. Though thunderstorms were in the forecast, the rain mostly held off and the biathletes faced heat and humidity instead. These trials races, along with another set of races in October, are used to choose athletes who will join a US Biathlon camp in Canmore in October. From there, USBA will pick the World Cup team for the upcoming season. Two of the GRP biathletes, Susan Dunklee and Clare Egan, are already prequalified for the upcoming World Cup season, but the rest of the GRP can use these races as an opportunity to demonstrate their rollerski speed and early season shooting to the National Team coaches.

On Saturday, the women raced a 7.5k sprint ...

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GRP Biathlon at North American Rollerski Biathlon Championships

19 Aug 2016 @15:07

Nine members of the GRP biathlon and ski teams raced this past weekend in Jericho, VT at the North American Rollerski Biathlon Championships. Though thunderstorms were in the forecast, the rain mostly held off and ... go arrow

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Week 11 Results: Tuesday Night Race

17 Aug 2016 @14:17

This past week's race was rather wet and rainy, but there were still plenty of happy participants toeing the line. In the 5k bike event, Trey Jones finished first by over four minutes while Ollie Burruss took the win in the 10k bike race. In the running race, Maggie Fellows was the top finisher for the women while Emlyn Jones was first on the men's side.

The series concludes next Tuesday with one final race followed by a pizza party and prizes!

Results:

5k Bike | 10k Bike | Run

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Week 11 Results: Tuesday Night Race

17 Aug 2016 @14:17

This past week's race was rather wet and rainy, but there were still plenty of happy participants toeing the line. In the 5k bike event, Trey Jones finished first by over four minutes while Ollie Burruss took the ... go arrow

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Kingdom Farm & Food Rando

16 Aug 2016 @18:48

Kingdom Farm and Food Days celebrates the local farmers, producers, and creators of the Northeast Kingdom. From fiber arts to cheese to distilleries to veggies, meat and more, the NEK has someone who makes it and wants to share it with you August 19-21! 

We're offering another way to see the Kingdom, from the seat of a bicycle! Saturday, August 20th, 2:00pm:  c'mon up, visit farms in the morning, ride bikes in the afternoon, then check out more events around the area - a great weekend, no matter how you slice it.

The Event: Grab your cross/dirt-road/Mountain bike and our cue sheet for an afternoon of fun. You'll get a time, but the event is really not competitive. Think more like fun group ride or Strava-ing your evening ride than a race. Post-ride re-fuel, with some of the best ...

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Kingdom Farm & Food Rando

16 Aug 2016 @18:48

Kingdom Farm and Food Days celebrates the local farmers, producers, and creators of the Northeast Kingdom. From fiber arts to cheese to distilleries to veggies, meat and more, the NEK has someone who makes it and ... go arrow

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Wildflower Walk - SUNDAY, Aug 21

11 Aug 2016 @19:57

Summer Wildflower Walk, Sunday, August 21, 10:30am - noon

Join local naturalist Eva Dannenberg for a free wildflower walk. Meet at Hosmer Point Camp driveway to check out what's blooming down by the beaver ponds and along Ruthie's Run. Event is free, open to all, may want to wear some footwear that can get wet. 

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Wildflower Walk - SUNDAY, Aug 21

11 Aug 2016 @19:57

Summer Wildflower Walk, Sunday, August 21, 10:30am - noon Join local naturalist Eva Dannenberg for a free wildflower walk. Meet at Hosmer Point Camp driveway to check out what's blooming down by the beaver ponds and ... go arrow

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Week 10 Results: Tuesday Night Race

11 Aug 2016 @16:54

This past week's race took place at the Center on the EFTA mountain bike race course. In the 5k bike event, Gretta Kilburn was the first female finisher while Trey Jones was the first male finisher. In the 10k bike, Susan Dunklee was first for the women while Travis Voyer was first across the line for the men. In the running race, Kennedy Lange was first for the women while Gavin McEwen was first on the men's side. 

Next week's race will also take place at the Center on new courses!

Results:

5k Bike | 10k Bike | Run

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Week 10 Results: Tuesday Night Race

11 Aug 2016 @16:54

This past week's race took place at the Center on the EFTA mountain bike race course. In the 5k bike event, Gretta Kilburn was the first female finisher while Trey Jones was the first male finisher. In the 10k bike, ... go arrow

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'16 EFTA Mountain Bike Race Results

10 Aug 2016 @17:52

Great to host the Shimano EFTA series last weekend and welcome mountain bikers to our growing trail system. The day was highlighted with great racing, and some excellent performances by local-skiers/bikers:

Elite Women's Winner - Avery Ellis
Elite Men's 2nd place - Ben Lustgarten
Sport Jr Women - Callie Young and Phoebe Sweet went 1, 2
Sport Men - Finn Sweet won the overall and the Junior
Novice Junior Girls' Winner - Claire Ellis
Novice Junior Boys - Trey Jones and Brian Bushey went 1, 2

Plus, there was a great turnout in the U12 race, full of familiar faces of BKLers, Catamount skiers, and mountain bike club members! Strong efforts from one and all.

HUGE thank you to sponsors: Jasper Hill, C Village Store, and Craftsbury General Store for making the day special. You can find videos on ...

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'16 EFTA Mountain Bike Race Results

10 Aug 2016 @17:52

Great to host the Shimano EFTA series last weekend and welcome mountain bikers to our growing trail system. The day was highlighted with great racing, and some excellent performances by local-skiers/bikers: Elite ... go arrow

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'16 Canadian Henley Results

10 Aug 2016 @17:45

Last week 9 GRP and SBTC rowers headed west to St. Catherine's Ontario for the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta - sort of the unofficial summer championships for North America. They had a full schedule ahead of them as:

Karli Kirk-Goerke
Madison Lips
Andrew MacMillen
Jennifer McIlvane
Brooke Mooney
Andrew Reed
Sarah Kate Rogers
Elizabeth Vogt
Parker Washburn

were entered a total of 34 across 26 events! Whew! But it was all worth it when the medal count came in:

SR W1x - 2nd: Maddie Lips, by under 0.5s
SR W1x - 4th: Liz Vogt
U23 LW1x - 5th: Jenny McIlvane
SR W2- - Win: Lips/Vogt
SR W2x - Win: Lips/Vogt
M1x Dash - 5th: Andrew Reed
W1x Dash - 3rd: Vogt
Champ W2- - Win: Lips/Vogt
Champ M2- - Win: Reed/Parker Washburn
Champ W1x - 4th: Lips
Champ W1x - 6th: Lips

Plus the GRP/SBTC combo put together a composite ...

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'16 Canadian Henley Results

10 Aug 2016 @17:45

Last week 9 GRP and SBTC rowers headed west to St. Catherine's Ontario for the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta - sort of the unofficial summer championships for North America. They had a full schedule ahead of them ... go arrow

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U23/Senior World's Trials

10 Aug 2016 @15:47

The SBTC and Hugh Mcadam recently participated in the U23 and Senior World’s trials at Mercer Lake, West Windsor, NJ. Nick Montalvo and Sam O’Brien’s hard work of making weight and still finding speed, paid off in the U23 lightweight men’s double event, as they won with a time of 6:35, an 11 second cushion over 2nd place. Ben Davison reclaimed his 2015 berth as the U23 men’s single sculler. His time was 7:15. Andrew MacMillen also competed in the U23 men’s single event and came 2nd, with a time of 7:41. Brooke Mooney and Karli Kirk competed in both the U23 women’s single and double events. In the single, they just narrowly missed out of the final, coming 3rd in their separate semi-finals. In the double, they missed out of the semi-final in the repechage. Sarah Kate ...

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U23/Senior World's Trials

10 Aug 2016 @15:47

The SBTC and Hugh Mcadam recently participated in the U23 and Senior World’s trials at Mercer Lake, West Windsor, NJ. Nick Montalvo and Sam O’Brien’s hard work of making weight and still finding speed, paid ... go arrow

Week 9: Tuesday Night Race results - Hosmer Point

3 Aug 2016 @21:39

This past week's race took place at Hosmer Point. In the 5k bike, Celeste Lin Butler was the first female finisher and Trey Jones was the first male across the line. In the 10k bike event, Ollie Burruss was the first finisher. In the running race, Audrey Mangan was the first finisher for the women while Emlyn Jones was first for the men.

Next week's race will be back at the Center. See you there!

Results:

5k Bike | 10k Bike | Run

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Week 9: Tuesday Night Race results - Hosmer Point

3 Aug 2016 @21:39

This past week's race took place at Hosmer Point. In the 5k bike, Celeste Lin Butler was the first female finisher and Trey Jones was the first male across the line. In the 10k bike event, Ollie Burruss was the ... go arrow

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Hosmer Point Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga & Functional Balance

3 Aug 2016 @19:11

What's up? What SUP?

Come join Margaret Pitkin and Paddle North for a yoga and functional balance class on stand up paddle boards, or SUPs.

August 10th and August 24th from 6pm to 7:30pm.

Take your balance to the next level no matter where you currently are! Come challenge your core and balance all while enjoying the calm waters of Big Hosmer from the Hosmer Point Summer Camp. You can bring your own paddle board or rent one through Paddle North.

The class must have a minimum of 6 people enrolled in order to happen, so please pre-register by contacting Margaret at either margaretpitkin@gmail.com or 802.673.6815

These classes are $5 for members (punch cards are valid), $10 for visitors, and SUP rentals for $15 (includes board, paddle, & pfd).

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Hosmer Point Stand Up Paddle Board Yoga & Functional Balance

3 Aug 2016 @19:11

What's up? What SUP? Come join Margaret Pitkin and Paddle North for a yoga and functional balance class on stand up paddle boards, or SUPs. August 10th and August 24th from 6pm to 7:30pm. Take your balance to the ... go arrow

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Kids' Racing at EFTA MTB Race

3 Aug 2016 @16:14

Activities for kids are a big part of what we do at Craftsbury; and we're psyched to highlight opportunities for kids to get involved this coming weekend's Mountain Bike Race.

Kids Categories at the Shimano EFTA NECS #5 -
U6 Kids: a race on the Wiggle! About 600m of wide, machine made trail off the corner of our upper field.
U9/U12 Kids: ~2.5k of our machine built flow trail, Woodward's wheelie into Peanut.
12-18 Kids: EFTA categories. We're hoping to recognize U15 riders in the 12-18 age groups too. 

The U6 and U9/12 races will start around 11:30. They are FREE, prizes for all!
Races for 12-18 year olds will depend on what category they participate in. Novices/Sports go out at 10:00am, Experts/Elites go out at 1:00pm. $10 entry + $4 EFTA license (unless you're an EFTA member). We're ...

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Kids' Racing at EFTA MTB Race

3 Aug 2016 @16:14

Activities for kids are a big part of what we do at Craftsbury; and we're psyched to highlight opportunities for kids to get involved this coming weekend's Mountain Bike Race. Kids Categories at the Shimano EFTA ... go arrow