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COVID-19 and the wildfires have delayed our volunteer activities, but we are still moving ahead with some projects.  On Saturday, Oct. 17, we have a joint woodstocking event at Ray Benson SnoPark with the Mt. Jefferson Snowmobile Club.  MJSC has already collected the logs… Continue Reading “Woodstocking”

Volunteers Needed at Maxwell

The Forest Service has requested help preparing the Maxwell trail and shelter system for winter. There are two trail junction signposts that need replacement, broken metal roofing on the woodshed at Mtn. View Shelter needs replacement, and there are a few fallen logs that… Continue Reading “Volunteers Needed at Maxwell”


It is with great sadness that the Willamette Chapter acknowledges the death of Steve Allen, long time club member, who passed away in Albany, New York last week. Steve joined the Willamette Chapter in its early days when he moved to Oregon in the… Continue Reading “IN MEMORIAM:”

Annual ONC Meeting

The Annual Meeting will take place on April 5th at 10AM via Teleconference. 712xx770xx4731 call # 928792 The Agenda includes: Introduction results of club election for Treasurer and Southern VPA, a summary of the chapters and membership numbers, an overview of the club financial… Continue Reading “Annual ONC Meeting”

Willamette Chapter-Oregon Nordic Club: COVID19 Response – March 18, 2020

The Willamette Chapter is canceling its meetings and ski tours until precautions related to the COVID19 outbreak are lifted.  The statewide Oregon Nordic Club has also canceled the John Craig Ski Event at McKenzie Pass which was scheduled for Saturday, March 21.   In other… Continue Reading “Willamette Chapter-Oregon Nordic Club: COVID19 Response – March 18, 2020”


Due to the Coronavirus, carpooling is not recommended at this time.

March 2020 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, Mar. 10, 7:00 pm at Pringle Hall, 606 Church St SE   PROGRAM Adventuring in Japan:  In… Continue Reading “March 2020 Newsletter”

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… Continue Reading “Oregon Nordic Club’s John Craig McKenzie Pass Nordic Ski & Pizza Party”

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… Continue Reading “Hwy 22 is east of Idanha is now open!”

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… Continue Reading “Indefinite’ closure for recovery, cleanup after fuel tank overturned on Hwy 22”