Conditions Update For PA Nordic Championships (2/3/17)
Course preparation has begun for Sunday's Pennsylvania Nordic Championship races. As predicted, Wilderness Lodge has received additional snow this week. The trail base is currently 8-10 inches with nothing but below-freezing temperatures in sight. The forecast is calling for a race-time temperature of 31 degrees with cloudy skies. It will be an great day for skiing!
Erie NBC television affiliate WICU is planning to be at the races, with live interviews taking place between 8:00 AM and 9:00 AM during their Sunday morning news program. Also, for anyone needing help with ski preparation, Findley Lake Sporting Goods plans to have a race-day waxing station on site at Wilderness.
Lastly, for those who haven't yet made lodging plans for this weekend's race, please consider staying at the Erie Wingate by Wyndham. The Wingate is offering a special rate for racers and spectators planning to attend the races of just $79/night. The Wingate will also make a donation to PACCSA for each room reserved. Call the Wingate at (814) 860-3050 and mention the Pennsylvania Nordic Championships to get the special rate!