Monday, February 21st, 2011

Glacier Outdoor Center Hosts The Race at Glacier, 2011 Western States Youth Ski Festival

Young skiers will gather in West Glacier for the regional Nordic competition.

The Glacier Outdoor Center and Glacier Nordic Ski Club are teaming for a second straight year to host “The Race at Glacier” during the 2011 Western States Youth Ski Festival. The race will bring more than 150 Nordic racers, ages 6-15, from all across the Northwest and Rocky Mountain Region to compete in this two-day event.

When: Saturday, Feb. 26th 9:30am-2:30pm Sunday, Feb. 27th 9:30am-12:00pm

Where: Glacier Outdoor Center, 12400 Hwy 2 East, West Glacier, MT 59936

Who: 150+ Youth Nordic Racers from Montana, Idaho, Utah, Washington and Canada

What: Skate, Classic, Obstacle and Downhill Nordic race events

Concessions and luxury cabin accommodations are available at Glacier Outdoor Center and spectators are welcome. Volunteers are needed for timing, course maintenance and food concession.  Cameron Blake is the volunteer coordinator and can be reached at blakegray@centurytel.net.

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