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Oregon Nordic Club’s John Craig McKenzie Pass Nordic Ski & Pizza Party

When: Saturday, March 21, 2020 Start: Anytime between 10AM and Noon.What: This is an out (up) and back ski. Turn around at any time, or ski all the way to the Dee Wright Observatory for great views. We hope to set track to the…

Hwy 22 is east of Idanha is now open!

ODOT: Valley, No. Coast: OR 22 just east of Idanha is opening to all traffic by 9:45 p.m. this evening. The road had been closed between Idanha and the OR 22/U.S. 20 junction since last Sunday morning when a double tanker carrying fuel crashed…

Indefinite’ closure for recovery, cleanup after fuel tank overturned on Hwy 22

“IDANHA, Ore. (KTVZ) –A double-tanker truck hauling more than 10,000 gallons of gasoline and diesel fuel overturned on state Highway 22 east of Idanha Sunday morning, spilling more than half of its load, some of which reached the North Santiam River, and closing a…

VOLUNTEER REPORT

February 11, Tuesday: Snowshoeing again! Mark Olson joined volunteers from the Salamanders trail group to clear fallen trees from the Maxwell Loop to South Maxwell Shelter. With four volunteers and some wicked handsaws they cleared 30 small trees and placed a number of blue…

Tour Report

SKI TOUR REPORTFebruary 8, Saturday: Ray Benson/Little Nash Traverse; Five skiers (Bill, Christine, Fiona, Jim and Mark) turned out for this classic backcountry tour. It began with steady snowfall and strong wind, but conditions improved by mid-day and the few inches of fresh snow…

February 2020 ONC Willamette Newsletter

Willamette Chapter–Oregon Nordic Club P.O. Box 181 Salem, OR 97308 ****Remember:  Our meetings are shifting back to the 2nd Tuesday of the month for the remainder of the season**** Monthly Meeting, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 7:00 pm at Pringle Hall, 606 Church St SE ,…

Ski School confirmed for January 25, 2020

Please see the ski school page for complete information

January 11 trip report

NOAA’s prognostication of copious amounts of snow and winter weather warning turned out to be exaggerated.  It is piling up though and with possible worsening condition Jim Todd and I decided to chance it.  ODOT had not plowed any of the snow parks and the…

January 2020 Newsletter

By James Todd  ****Remember:  Our meetings are shifting back to the 2nd Tuesday of the month for the remainder of the season****  Monthly Meeting, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 7:00 pm at Pringle Hall, 606 Church St SEPROGRAM               Bruce Moffat of the Central Oregon Avalanche Association will give…

Dec. 28 Ski Tour Report  by Jim Todd

Our Saturday tour at Ray Benson encountered a thin snowpack, but great skiing–just like Bob’s Christmas eve ski.  Snow wasn’t much more than a foot deep, but there were 3-4″ of “almost” powder over a firm base.  It was sunny in the morning with…