Monday, November 10, 2014

Top 10 Reasons to sign up for the Methow Nordic Festival

Top Ten Reasons to sign up for the Methow Nordic Festival 

Ski!  Run!  Bike!

  1. SKI for FREE (not to mention free rentals and lessons) all day, all trails, on Friday January 23rd.  The perfect excuse to take a personal three-day weekend
  2. The Methow Community Trail is the Valley’s signature trail experience, and over the weekend you can classic, skate, race, tour or relay your way up and down this five-star trail
  3. The Pursuit race is a 2 day race on a 30K course that goes up valley one day, and back down the next day.  Do it for fun with friends, or aim for the podium.  Relay option for teams of three. “The Pacific Northwest’s Birkebeiner!”
  4. Rainshadow Running is offering a 15K winter trail run up on the Sun Mountain Trails on Saturday morning.  This is a first, and could be a new winter tradition!  And yes…….the traditional pizza and beer party is happening too!
  5. Methow Endurance is offering a FREE clinic (specifically for runners) who want to take the leap and try out Nordic skiing and/or racing.  Saturday afternoon in Mazama.
  6. Fat Bike Demo offered by Methow Cycle and Sport on Friday the 23rd.  If you have not tried it out yet – it’s time!
  7. Happy Hour at The Mazama StoreBeer on tap and tasty chili feed at the hippest little country store you’ve ever been to.  Saturday afternoon – a great way to convene, recover and celebrate.
  8. Kids Ski and Race for FREE in the Methow Valley every day of the year.  Bring your whole family!
  9. Salmon Dinner – Great food and a great cause (Methow Valley Nordic Team).  Join your fellow skiers, runners and bikers and enjoy a delicious meal and community gathering that the BARN on Saturday night. 
  10. The Methow Experience – Even if you did not sign up for any of the organized events, just being in the Methow in the wintertime is an experience not to be missed.  Friendly people, world-class trails, snowy mountain peaks and SUN!
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