Welcome to the Valdez Nordic Ski Club Website
The VNSC is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and enjoyment of cross country skiing. We encourage skiers of all types to join us in promoting skiing in the Valdez area including Thompson Pass.
Valdez is known as the snow capital of Alaska. Our ski season can begin as early as October and last until May or later on the Pass. Throughout the ski season, the VNSC organizes competitive and recreational activities for skiers, including clinics, races, and tracksetting.
Historic First Relay Podium for U.S. Women!
Gaellivare, Sweden (Nov. 25) - The U.S. Cross Country Ski Team made history Sunday, scoring its first ever FIS World Cup relay podium in a women's 4x5k team event in Gaellivare. In a race where each of the four U.S. women needed to have their best ever 5k races, Jessie Diggins (Afton, MN) outsprinted Norway II into the finish to claim third with Norway taking the win over Sweden. After a solid opening classic leg by Holly Brooks (Anchorage), Kikkan Randall (Anchorage) put the team into podium position with a powerful freestyle leg by Liz Stephen (E. Montpelier, VT) setting the stage for Diggins to bring home the podium. Read more >>>
If you are interested in finding out more about the Valdez Nordic Ski Club, please contact Dave Dengel, firstname.lastname@example.org.