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February President’s Message & News

President’s Message Feb 2017 The snow keeps coming…….This is the best winter in quite a few years.  While some are adding more time to their full spectrum lights to combat the doldrums, many of us who have wanted a good … Continue reading






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President’s Message for Jan 2017 & News

President’s Message for Jan 2017 Winter is in full swing and lots of fun activities are slated for January Next Club Meeting is Tuesday, Jan 3rd at 7:00 pm Avondale Golf Clubhouse. Speaker: Phil Hough, Executive Director of Friends of … Continue reading






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Winthrop-Methow Valley Trip Jan.31 – Feb. 2

The Panhandle Nordic Ski & Snowshoe Club is scheduling a cross-country ski / snowshoe trip for members at Methow Valley in eastern Washington. Mike Zagar has agreed to coordinate the trip. His contact number is 208.610.3894 and email address is … Continue reading






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New Club Brochure

A new brochure for the Panhandle Nordic Club can be viewed or downloaded Click Here. You can also find it under “Forms & Flyers” in the drop down menu under “Maps, Forms, Flyere, Misc.”






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Avondale Golf Course Groomed

In anticipation of the Wednesday Ski Lessons, the lowest section of Avondale Golf Course was groomed this morning, December 19.  No effort was made to extend the grooming up the bench to the upper fairways to the north.  A wide lane … Continue reading






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President’s Message for December 2016

President’s Message for December 2016 Panhandle Nordic Club Meeting, December 6th at 7:00 Lasagna buffet with salad, bread for $14.50 includes tax and tip. Must sign up by Nov. 30 to be included. Make your reservation by emailing Carol  at ridge4450 … Continue reading






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Ski and Gear Swaps – Sales Oct 29-30 & Nov 5

October 29-30: Ski Swap  Spokane Interstate Fair & Expo Center To buy gear http://skipatrolskiswap.com/shop/   To sell gear http://skipatrolskiswap.com/sell/ November 5:  Fanatics Fanatics Nordic Ski sale and swap. To Sell: Bring to Fitness Fanatics by Friday Nov. 4th @ 5:00PM To Buy: Be here Nov. 5th at … Continue reading






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President’s Message November 2016

President’s Message November 2016 The first Panhandle Nordic Ski and Snowshoe Club meeting will be Tuesday, Nov 1 at 7:00 pm at Avondale Golf Course in the clubhouse. Robyn DeRuwe from Fitness Fanatics in Spokane Valley will present on The … Continue reading






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Trail Clearing 4th of July Area

Over the past couple of weeks a few of us have been able to clear all the main trails at the ski area for summer hiking, biking and horseback riding.  The main effort has gone into the trails brushed last … Continue reading






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Feb 18, Main Gate Closed, but Still Plenty of Snow on Twisted Klister-Skywalker System

I stopped by Fourth of July this morning to check out the state of the snow pack. I expected rain, but it was snowing. Nevertheless the snow pack and the trail entrance pack had atrophied in the recent warm weather to … Continue reading






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