Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

Posts tagged "MVSTA"
Multi-sport Winthrop Traverse coming in June

Multi-sport Winthrop Traverse coming in June

A new multi-sport event, the Sun Mountain Lodge Winthrop Traverse, will take place at Pearrygin Lake State Park on June 14, when solo, tandem and relay teams will take on the 35.25-mile course on feet, on bikes and on the water. The event, organized by Recreation Northwest, is the first of a series of similar...
Free Backyard Ski Day this Friday

Free Backyard Ski Day this Friday

Free trail access, ski rentals, lessons, snow cat rides and snacks will all be part of the season’s final Backyard Ski Day, sponsored by the Methow Valley Sport Trails Association (MVSTA) and community partners at Mazama on Friday (March 14). The event includes: • Free trail access all day on all MVSTA ski trails. Dogs...
Hood River skier wins Pursuit, locals close behind

Hood River skier wins Pursuit, locals close behind

Tav Streit of Hood River, Ore., led 27 skiers over a 30-kilometer course through the Rendezvous area to win the Methow Valley Sport Trails Association’s Methow Valley Pursuit on Saturday. Streit finished …
Methow Valley Pursuit Race in Photos

Methow Valley Pursuit Race in Photos

For more information on the 2014 Methow Valley Sport Trails Association’s Methow Valley Pursuit race, see Hood River skier wins Pursuit, locals close behind. For race results, see www.mvsta.com.
MVSTA makes tracks to Patterson Lake

MVSTA makes tracks to Patterson Lake

By Ann McCreary
Making lemonade out of lemons, MVSTA has set ski tracks on Patterson Lake near Sun Mountain to expand cross country ski terrain limited by this winter’s paltry snowfall. MVSTA used a snowmobile pulling a groomer to set tracks …

Nordic Festival weekend events: Pursuit, Backyard Ski Day, dinner

Nordic skiers from across the northwest are expected to take part in the Methow Valley Sport Trails Association’s 30-kilometer Methow Valley Pursuit ski race on Saturday (Jan. 25). Because of inconsistent snow conditions on the usual valley-floor race route, the Pursuit’s skate racing course has been shifted to start at the Cub Creek trailhead, climb...
Cutthroat Classic hits the trail this weekend

Cutthroat Classic hits the trail this weekend

By Mike Maltais
Cheer on runners from Rainy Pass to Cutthroat Lake
MVSTA links popular trail systems together

MVSTA links popular trail systems together

The Methow Valley Sport Trails Association (MVSTA) announced this week that summer access along the Methow Valley Community Trail has been expanded to provide a link between the MVSTA trail system and the town of Winthrop. Recent agreements among MVSTA, the Winthrop National Fish Hatchery, and the Haub family (owners of Sun Mountain Lodge) allow...

Food, fair and footraces at Mazama celebration

BY ANN McCREARY Races, raffles and the renowned pancake breakfast will highlight the Mazama Days celebration on Saturday (May 25) starting at 8 a.m. The traditional Mazama Pancake Breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. until noon in the Mazama Community Center. Tickets are $6 for all you can eat, and people under 4 or...

Record turnout greets 33rd Sunflower event

BY MIKE MALTAIS The remedy must have worked for the team called Running to Cure Constipation last Saturday (May 11), because the entry from Wenatchee posted the overall best finish at the 33rd annual 2013 Sunflower Trail Marathon and Relay in a time of 2 hours, 59 minutes and 52 seconds. The winner was among...