Applications and expressions of interest for new XC Oregon funded-level athletes starting the 2015/2016 ski year are now be accepted. XC Oregon also welcomes an unlimited number of non-funded “associate” and master athletes to contact us at any time. Complete information on the very simple XC Oregon application process is now available by visiting the Joining Us page. You can also find extensive information at the following links about our overall Operating Design and the nuts and bolts about How Things Work.
Due to snow conditions and the cancellation of national team camps in Bend this year, the 2015 Oregon Spring Camp will not be held. Bummer, but pretty anticipated given the historically awful winter on the West Coast. The (very) tentative dates for next year will be May 26-30, 2016. Check back to this site in March/April 2016 for the final plan.
You pick your schedule! Featuring the best late spring skiing on the planet, morning sessions on-snow, groomed ski sessions, optional afternoon dryland clinics, training plan lecture, video review, optional world-class physiology lab testing … and much more! Be out on the trails at the same time with North America’s top elite skiers. Camp Info. NOTE: What you see is info for past events. Updated 2016 info will be posted by March 2016.
XC Oregon offers three donation categories within our unique & popular Friends of XC Oregon patron program. Discover how you can be involved with the nation’s largest & longest running adult elite development program (and get a whole XC world worth of great benefits for yourself in the process!). Read more here…
December 3 – 13, 2015
Start your ski season off with one of the best camps in the XC ski world! The ultimate flexibility as you pick your dates. Featuring reliable early December skiing at Mt. Bachelor, top coaching, wax clinics, training lectures, and (optional) world-class physiology testing. Designed specifically for adult XC skiers & racers with skills anywhere from low intermediate to expert. Info currently posted is from the 2014 event, 2015 registration opens mid-July 2015
The 2015 edition of the popular Central Oregon Community College XC ski class taught by XC Oregon Coach/Director J.D. Downing runs September 28 – November 18, 2015. Registration for non-degree seeking students begins September 9 (on-line only). The class typically fills quickly and registration closes by the first week of Fall quarter — so DO NOT WAIT to get your spot! Read more about this great XC fitness opportunity….
For the 13th consecutive year (!) the XC Oregon race team in concert with the Teacup Chapter of the Oregon Nordic Club present conditioning sessions for XC skiers of all ages and abilities right in the heart of Portland, Oregon. Just a small donation (for Teacup members) covers the expenses for four sessions on Saturday mornings (9:30-11am) in October and November. No special equipment needed. All sessions rain or shine. The schedule and info for Fall 2015 to be posted here by mid-September.
XC Oregon associate Matt Plummer writes about XC skiing as a winter fitness solution in Walk About magazine. Full story here.