Skiing

Mariner girls skiers awarded for speed, academics

Skiing over tracks of man-made snow across otherwise grassy fields, the Homer High School Mariner skiers raced to the finish of their 2015 season at… Continue reading

 

Daigle 10th, Homer 5th and 6th at Regions

Mariner senior captain Aspen Daigle led her team with a 10th place personal finish at the Region III cross-country skiing championships last weekend at the… Continue reading

 

Freshman skiers lead at Boroughs

After a season of improvising, the Mariners demonstrated their skiing prowess at Boroughs competition in Soldotna Feb. 5, with top-10 finishes for both boys and… Continue reading

 

Warren Miller event ushers in ski season

Kick off those summertime sandals and strap on some skis. What better way to wrap your head around the changing seasons than with Warren Miller’s… Continue reading

Homer student creates winning extreme sports film

Ghen Sasakura’s short video entry “What You See is What You Get” is the third-week winner in the fifth annual Teton Gravity Research Grom Contest. … Continue reading

Kachemak Ski Club: enjoying homer’s slopes since ’48

For centuries, traveling across snow on skis has been a common way to travel in Alaska. Given that history, it’s not surprising that one of… Continue reading

Besh Cup returns to southern peninsula

Attracting hundreds of skiers and with a lengthy Homer history, the Besh Cup continues on Homer’s Lookout Mountain Trails Jan. 18-19. “It’s been around for… Continue reading

‘Being There’ at Down East

Just because the weather says it’s spring doesn’t mean ski movies should be taken off your Netflix queue. The Down East is making sure the… Continue reading

Mariners Nordic ski team finishes 13th at state meet in Kincaid Park

After a long ski season, the Mariners' weathered Nordic ski team describes the season's finale at state in one word: Relieved.In the last leg of… Continue reading

Ski for Women benefits Haven House, provides fun way to enjoy winter

Homer's 10th annual Ski for Women event brought skiers of all ages clad in spandex, paper-maiche, and wigs to Ohlson Mountain's Lookout Ski Trails on… Continue reading

State delays decision on heli-skiing

BY MICHAEL ARMSTRONG STAFF WRITER Following a comment period that brought 1,500 comments from all over Alaska and the United States, the Alaska Division of… Continue reading

Cross country skiers don’t wait for snow to fall

As the Mariners’ cross country ski team waits for snowflakes, the team begins their season practice on dry land with high hopes for big snow… Continue reading

Community should welcome helicopter skiing operations

  My sometimes ski buddy at the Homer Rope Tow Chuck Lindsay, as well as others, voiced their disapproval last week over the new Kenai… Continue reading

Comments sought on heli-skiing in state parks

In summer, thousands of visitors hike, raft, fish and camp in Kachemak Bay State Park and Kachemak Bay Wilderness State Park. Many of them make… Continue reading

Annual ski and winter gear swap set for Nov. 14

The Kachemak Nordic Ski Club and the city’s Community Recreation office will sponsor the annual Ski and Winter Gear Swap beginning at 6:30 p.m. Nov.… Continue reading

Nordic skiers gearing up

All it takes is a little snow and skiers’ minds turn toward skiing, of course. The Kachemak Nordic Ski Club is all set for winter… Continue reading

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