The Organization and its Members have a fundamental responsibility and legal and ethical obligation to protect the health, safety and physical and mental well-being of every individual that is involved in the sport of Cross Country Skiing within the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Organization and its Members take any situation involving misconduct or […]
Hosted by Menihek Nordic Ski Club – Registration NOW OPEN Information HERE
Host Package for the Canadian Master’s National Championships to be hosted by Menihek Nordic Ski Club next March 20-23rd Incl.,2024 HERE
Thanks again to Hubert McGrath for his fantastic work. Lots of great action shots. Sunday’s album Saturday’s album
Press Release: The 48th Great Labrador Loppet ran on Saturday March 25th,2023 with 102 participants. This year the Loppet was part of the Labrador West Winter Carnival. The 2.5 , 5, 20 & 30 Km events all started at White Wolf Club, the 10Km ski & snowshoe started at Duley Park, all events finished at White […]
Jackie LeGrow contnued to add to her medal count yesterday at the 2023 World Masters Cross Country Skiing Championships in Seefeld, Austria …..read more
Contributor: Judy May, Photos Joe Brazil Pat Pike, current Pres. welcomed all after a bit of time to mingle, Mac Turner, past president and nominator, spoke of the highlights in the nomination document and then I on behalf of CCNL presented the certificate and added a few more words and anecdotes. I had brought smoked […]
Kitchen Party in celebration of our 50th anniversary. Below is a message from our club President Keith Barrington: I would like to thank everyone who made our 50th Anniversary of the Clarenville Nordic Ski Club so special. We were pleased to present Joan Cleary with a plaque inducting Peter into the Cross Country Newfoundland and […]
The 2023 Provincial Cross Country Ski Championships at Clarenville Nordic Ski Club originally scheduled for Feb 17- 18 have been rescheduled for April 1-2. Please find the updated race notice at 2023 Newfoundland and Labrador Provincial Championships
Media Release March 12, 2023 Cross country skiing in Newfoundland and Labrador is alive and well, judging by the annual provincial marathon event held this year at the Whaleback Club in Stephenville on Saturday, March 11. “We were extremely pleased with how the event went this year,” says Club President Greg Noonan. “Some people are […]
The Gander Invitational has been moved to March 25-26. Apologies for any inconvenience to participants or volunteers. No hotel beds were available in Gander for the original dates, but a block of rooms at the Quality Inn has been set aside for the night of March 25. Check Airport Nordic Facebook for updates 2023 Gander […]
About one month to go until the 48th Great Labrador Loppet hosted by Menihek Nordic Ski Club, which takes place on March 25th, 2023. The Loppet is about having fun with friends and family while sharing in the excitement of being part of a Labrador West tradition. READ MORE
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Race Package for 2023 Outfitters Marathon Whaleback Nordic Ski Club
Great Labrador Loppet 2023 Host Info Package HERE Poster
Lakeside Loppet 2023 Information
‘Age don’t mean nothing to me,’ says Corner Brook woman who celebrated her 92nd birthday skiing Blow Me Down Trails | SaltWire
The NL Cup #3 – Avalon Nordic Extravaganza – Race Notice HERE. We are looking forward to hosting you for a fun 3 days of skiing; on fast, exciting, short courses.
The 2023 Provincial Masters Invitational which was scheduled for February 11-12 at Whaleback Nordic has been cancelled due to the lack of snow. Thanks, Bruce
CCNL wishes to congratulate all participants of the 2023 Canada Winter Games Selection Races. Also, thank you to all Staff in their respective roles. The following are members of the team to represent Newfoundland and Labrador at the 2023 Canada Winter Games. Staff: Erik Charron, Head Coach, Avalon Nordic Natalie Chambers-Hughes, Assistant Coach, Aurora Nordic […]
Registration is now open https://zone4.ca/register.asp?id=30810 Canada Games Trials are Scheduled for January 7-8, 2023, NL Cup 2 Ye Olde Christmas Races, Blow Me Down Cross Country Ski Club, Corner Brook. Race Notice is HERE. Canada Games Selection Criteria can be found HERE. CCNL Calendar can be found HERE.
Canada Games Trials are Scheduled for January 7-8, 2023, NL Cup 2 Ye Olde Christmas Races, Blow Me Down Cross Country Ski Club, Corner Brook. Race Notice is HERE. Canada Games Selection Criteria can be found HERE. CCNL Calendar can be found HERE.
Canada Games Trials are Scheduled for January 7-8, 2023, NL Cup 2 Ye Olde Christmas Races, Blow Me Down Cross Country Ski Club, Corner Brook. Race Notice to follow. Canada Games Selection Criteria can be found HERE. CCNL Calendar can be found HERE.
What: Dryland Ski Training Camp hosted by XCNL.Where: Gros Morne (North side).Who: Open to all skiers ages 12 and older, as of Dec 31 2022, who are members of a registered CCNL club.When:-Start Time: Friday Oct 07, 7:00PM.-End Time: Sunday Oct 10, 12:00 NOON.Fee: 50$ / athlete. Register at < https://zone4.ca/register.asp?id=29881 >. ———————————————————————————————– For accommodations: -On your own. -Billets can […]
At a recent AGM of the Cross Country NL Ski Association, we inductedthree great volunteers into the CCNL Hall of Fame: Biographies: Allan Bock – BuilderDr.Peter Cleary – Builder (Posthumously)Nick Soper – Builder Sincere thanks to Bruce LeGrow and his Hall of Fame Committee Gerry RideoutPresident CCNL
CCNL Calendar of Events 2022-2023
XCNL is planning 3 cross country skiing dryland camps this year – two in the summer and one in the fall. Each starting late Friday evening, and finishing noon on Monday. All athletes 12+ (as of Dec 31 2022) are eligible to attend. If you are interested please fill out this poll to indicate your […]
Jack White at World Masters
A big thank-you to all the staff and volunteers who came out for a 2nd event held on short notice. It is so appreciated by the participants, coaches, and racers. We note that many devoted the better part of two weekends to NL Cup events, including the provincials this past weekend at BMD, due to […]
The 47th Great Labrador Loppet hosted by the Menihek Nordic Ski Club tookplace on Saturday March 26th between Labrador City and Duley Lake Park. 120 people came out to celebrate winter in the great Labrador outdoors.Amazingly there were 54 kids in the 2.5, 5 and 10K events. Adults participated in the 10,20 and 40 Km […]
Jack White of Port au Port is celebrating his first gold medals after winning three races in his age group at the Masters World Cup of Cross-Country Skiing in Canmore, Alta., earlier this month. Read More
It was a grand day at Aurora! The 52nd Outfitters Marathon was a great success! On behalf of Auroras executive I would like to send out a huge thank you to everyone who made this event happen! Thank you to the sponsors; The Outfitters, PAL, CCNL, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Northern Regional […]
March 15, 2022 A notable destination for winter enthusiasts, Clarenville and area attracts visitors with a variety of outdoor recreation activities, including alpine skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and Nordic skiing. To enhance the region’s overall winter tourism product and experience, the Governments of Newfoundland and Labrador and Canada are investing more than $562,000 in two projects. […]
The Outfitters Newfoundland and Labrador Ski Marathon at Aurora Nordic Ski Club, St, Anthony March 19, 2022.Event Notice and Registration.
Here is the updated race notice. Due to rain on Sunday, all events will take place on Saturday evening. The juvenile age group events have also been shortened accordingly (2.9k skate, 2.5k classic). Register on Zone4 at < https://zone4.ca/register.asp?id=28662 Coaches meeting tonight at 8PM (details in race notice). Cheers,-Erik
Clarenville Provincials March 12-13 POSTPONED
Roxanne Notley is working to spread her love of cross country skiing and she’s jumping in skis first. You’ll hear her HERE (min 58:30)talking about her efforts to revive the Mountainside Ski Club in Port Hope Simpson.
The Outfitters NL Cup #5 March 12 & 13, 2022 – Clarenville, NL Unfortunately, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the races at Clarenville to a future date, when/ if the snow situation changes. After assessing our trails this evening, the wind and rain seriously cut into the little snow we had accumulated. […]
Results & Photos Day 1 & Day 2
The Great Labrador Loppet has grown from its humble beginnings to become one of Labrador West’s most prestigious events. The Menihek Nordic Ski Club honors this annual tradition by celebrating our past with photos as we countdown to the Great Labrador Loppet to be held on March 26th, 2022. READ MORE
Registration is open for 2022 Ye Olde Registration March 5-6Event page https://zone4.ca/event/2022/nlcup2/Direct link https://zone4.ca/register.asp?id=28589
The purpose of the CCNL subsidy for Clubs is to promote development of junior skiers by providing funding to assist member Clubs with the expense of sending athletes of Junior boy and girl, Juvenile boy and girl and Midget boy and girl categories to compete in two NL Cup events and Regional Midget Championships. Link […]
FAQ Virtual Event The Outfitters Newfoundland and Labrador 2021 Virtual Ski Marathon was a huge hit with over 1200 people hitting their home trails for fresh air and fun! It was such a success we decided to make it an annual event, happening for 2-3 weeks and this year ending on the day of The […]
Deadline: March 31, 2022. Submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org Information can also be found Here.
Membership is up this winter at the Blow Me Down cross-country club
In response to the overwhelming success of last year’s virtual event, the CSM presents a new winter challenge for everyone to make their own: the Virtual Canadian Ski Challenge.
The Birkebeiner! While Vasaloppet is the oldest and largest ski race in the world, the Birkebeiner is the most famous, spawning Canadian and American Birkebeiner society that run Birkie races in North America. The Birkebeiner has been held since 1932, and commemorates a trip made by the Birkebeiner loyalists Torstein Skevla and Skjervald Skrukka to save the […]
CCNL shares the sadness of Jim Gallant’s passing. Longtime past Treasurer, Jim was an asset to the CCNL Executive team and we are grateful for his work and dedication. Condolences from the CCNL community go to his family and friends. Obituary
And the winner of the 2022 Jackrabbit Toque Design Contest is 9 year old Myah Osmond from Clarenville Nordic Ski Club!
Peggy Jacobs of Blow Me Down Ski Club participated in the Virtual Marathon at the age of 90 years, completing a 2.5 km, making her the oldest participant. Congratulations!! Read about her birthday ski HERE.
Congratulations to all skiers and Clubs. The 2021 Outfitters Newfoundland and Labrador Ski Marathon Virtual Edition was an overwhelming representation of participation of skiers from across the province. There was even representation from outside the province both nationally and internationally. The winner of the Ernie Langin trophy is Clarenville Nordic, with 46% of their members […]
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Jason Thistle, Tara Champion, Deila Young, Jen Hynes, Sheldon Critch, Janet Jesso
Traditionally at the Newfoundland and Labrador Cross Country Ski Marathon the club with the most participation is awarded the Ernie Langins Trophy. In recent years CCNL has introduced a “distance traveled” multiplier factor to allow visiting clubs to compete on an even footing. This year there will be a virtual Ernie Langins Trophy awarded to […]
Congratulations to Carl Barrett of Blow-Me-Down for being the first registered finisher of the 2021 Outfitters Newfoundland and Labrador Ski Marathon.
FAQ Will be a virtual race. There will be no times or places published, only finishers. Complete your selected distance anywhere. Complete your event anytime between March 01-14. Follow your local COVID restrictions. Email < email@example.com > once you’ve finished. Feel free to attach a photo (that will be shared). An optional finisher’s medal can […]
Airport Nordic’s Gander Invitational and NL Cup race scheduled for Feb 20-21 has been cancelled.
The executive at Aurora had a meeting this past wednesday and we discussed options on how we could host the marathon. However, after some discussion we regretfully, concluded that we would not be able to host due to all the restrictions and the man power needed to ensure we are within the COVID guidelines. Aurora […]
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CANMORE, Alta.—Stéphane Barrette will be counted on to play an integral role in leading the team focused on putting all Canadians on cross-country skis and more athletes on the international podium as new chief executive officer of Nordiq Canada, the Board of Directors for the national body announced on Friday. Read more HERE
Due to COVID-19, the Sport Leadership Conference that is hosted by the Coaching Association of Canada will be virtual this year. It will also be offered free of charge. Here is the link with conference info: https://coach.ca/petro-canada-sport-leadership-sportif-conference
Jillian Coates Clarenville Daley Merrigan Corner Brook Noah Piercey St. John’s Jeremy Jones St. John’s Chloe Reid Massey Drive Read More
We are continuing to prepare for the Masters World Cup 2021 in Canmore, Alberta March 4-12, 2021. These are certainly challenging times for all event organizers and we are keeping one eye on the news for COVID-19 developments and the other on our project plan so that we are on track to host an outstanding […]
As you are well aware with COVID-19, and I hope you are all safe and healthy, we cannot host our AGM as planned in mid-May. I am suggesting we move it to the fall along with the fall meeting, we may have an extended meeting and elections-we would have to set up nominations during the […]
Michael Budden (Bay St. George) 4 medals Sarah Brown (Gander) 4 medals Hannah Samuelson (St. John’s) 3 medals Jody Lawrence (Wabush) 2 medals Ryan Drover (Mt. Pearl) 3 medals
The past few days have been very trying as our country and province struggle to come to terms with the ongoing covid 19 pandemic. In order to assist clubs in the province and to help protect our members CCNL has enacted the following policy at an emergency executive meeting. 1.Clubs can remain open at their own discretion but […]
NL Cup 6 Apr 4-5 Don’t Hang Up Your Skis – Aurora Nordic Ski Club, St. Anthony NL Cup 7 Apr 18-19 Avalon Nordic Ski Club, Butter Pot Park, St. John’s
Thanks, Hubert McGrath, for the great photos for another year. Check them out HERE
The cutoff date for the Early Bird Registration in midnight, Sunday, March 1st. After that date race fees increase. Also, participants should note that the first 100 skiers who register receive a complimentary neck warmer. Participants planning to attend should register on Zone 4. Event Notice Thank You Organizing Committee
The Second Annual Exploits Loppet . We invite skiers of all abilities to join us for a fun day of skiing on the Exploits Nordic Ski Trails, Grand Falls-Windsor. You may ask, “What is a Loppet?”. It is simply a gathering of people who love to ski on a specifically groomed trail of various distances using […]
With our best season ever still going strong we will have to reschedule our Exploits Loppet which was planned for Saturday morning Feb 8. With 20-35cm of snow and ice pellets forecast for Friday night and ending sometime Saturday afternoon we will not be able to have the trails in shape for an event this […]
If you haven’t already heard, the Gros Morne Region has it’s first official Ski Club, Tuckamore Ski & Snowshoe Club!! It’s based from the Parks Canada, Visitor Information Centre, off the 430. If you’re interested in registering as a club member, and finding out about the various learning clinics, social events and fun youth learning opportunities, […]
Preliminary Information for the Gander Invitational 2020 (an NL Cup event) on Feb22-23. Note the hotel specials. Please book rooms now since this is also the weekend of Snowfari and Gander’s Winter Carnival. At Airport Nordic we’ve had our best month of January skiing ever. We should be in great shape for our event.
Fifty years ago on the first Saturday in March, 1970, a group of stalwarts set out on an extended ski tour which began at the intersection of the Trans-Canada Highway and the road to Hampton. They followed the old gravel highway over the hills, twists and turns on the west side of Birchy Lake which […]
With the prolonged high winds and in consideration of volunteers and safety of travellers, we are cancelling for the weekend and will look for another date. Clarenville Nordic.
Please forward the following update regarding NL Cup 3 in Clarenville from Race Chair, Trevor Coates: Good Morning everyone – Just wanted to let you all know that we are monitoring the current weather situation closely regarding the impact on travel plans for this weekend’s race. We have made the decision that at the very […]
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