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3 Creek Ranch Nordic Update & Schedule
January 9 – January 15, 2017

3 Creek Ranch Nordic Update & Schedule

January 9 – January 15, 2017

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Cross Country Skiing
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Nordic Program – Track Update
January 2017

Our 3 Creek Ranch Nordic Season is in full swing. The track is in great shape with all  the new snow we're having. Maps are available in the Pro Shop. Look for a weekly email to be sent on Thursday's with the schedule of events for the following week.

PRO SHOP-NORDIC CENTER: We will meet for all Nordic events and clinics in the Golf Pro Shop (Nordic Pro Shop in the winter!). We have created a warm and welcoming space for everyone to begin or end their outing on the track.

PRO SHOP SERVICES: I will continue to provide a full service ski wax and tuning service at the Pro Shop, along with ski storage. 

All my best to you and yours, 
Roger & Nathan

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3 Creek Ranch Nordic Schedule
January 9 – January 15, 2017

- Monday, January 9
Ski Tour: Bar BC Ranch and Timbered Island
Time: 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
Place: Meet at the Nordic Center at 9:00 am.
Mileage: 6 miles - this is an out and back tour to the Snake River bottom and along the east side of Timbered Island.  
Maximum elevation: 6,650’  Elevation Gain: 125'’ 


Description:
Easy.
We’ll begin this tour at the Cottonwood Creek parking area in GTNP, ski about a half mile up the road, then turn east and ski along the ‘RKO’ road to the historic Bar BC Ranch. There is a short downhill section where we ski down off the river terrace to the Ranch. A pleasant ski along the east side of the Timbered Island on our way back will round out this tour. Facilities at the trailhead.

Notes on what to bring - recommended gear for all our Ski Tours:
 a small daypack, insulated water bottles, (a small thermos of hot tea or cocoa is always a pleasure to have), lunch/snacks. Clothing: although all of us warm up and cool down in a unique manner…we strongly recommend wearing any combination of light-to-mid weight layers such as smartwool or capilene, and maybe a thin down vest (anything non-cotton!) that can be removed or added based on weather conditions and level of exertion; a lightweight outer shell jacket, extra warm layer such as a light weight down puffy jacket for a lunch stop; and consider having both a light-weight and heavier-weight hat and gloves. As always, contact me if I can help you with these types of Nordic clothing.
Length and destination of the tour is weather dependent.

- Monday, January 9
Ski Tour: Classic Ski with Nathan – 3 Creek Ranch
Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Place: Meet at the Nordic Center at 10:00 am.

Description: Bring your classic skis and Join Nathan for a casual group ski around the 3 Creek Ranch Nordic track. The intent is a casual ski among friends, or a time to meet new friends who share a love for Nordic skiing, maybe pick up a few ski pointers along the way and most importantly have fun sharing the morning among good company.

Tuesday, January 10
Classic Ski Clinic **
Beginners Clinic: 9:30 am – 11:30 am 
Advanced Clinic: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm 

Wednesday, January 11
Skate Ski Clinic **
Beginners Clinic: 9:30 am – 11:30 am 
Advanced Clinic: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm 

Thursday, January 12
Skate Ski Clinic **

Beginners Clinic: 9:30 am – 11:30 am 
Advanced Clinic: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm 

** All clinics will be dependent on weather and track conditions. We will be sending daily track conditions and updates via Twitter. 

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Pro Shop-Nordic Center
All Nordic events and clinics will meet at the Golf Pro Shop (Nordic Pro Shop in the winter). The warm and cozy Pro Shop is the perfect place to gear up and complete their tours.

Pro Shop Services
Stop in for a wax or full tune-up by the resident experts at the Nordic Pro Shop, in addition to ski storage. 

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Roger Smith
Resident Naturalist
3 Creek Ranch Nature Center

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3 Creek Ranch is Jackson Hole's only member-owned private club. All access to golf, tennis, fitness, activities, and dining is restricted to members of the private club and their guests.
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