Top 10 Reasons to Attend Ski 4 Kids

This season’s Ski 4 Kids festival is just around the corner! Join exuberant children and families from around the district on Saturday, February 26th, for a day of fun on skis. Festivities kick off at noon at Kincaid Stadium and run until approximately 3:30 PM. Please visit NSAA’s website for registration information, and don’t forget to…

Junior Nordic at the Kincaid Wood Ski Classic

Hawks on Spencer's Loop by Dave Ward

Hi Everyone! This Sunday (Jan 23) is the Kincaid Wooden Ski Classic AMH Anchorage Cup. This race will be classic technique, and if you happen to have a pair of wooden skis, this is the event to break them out at! There are a couple different race options available. Junior Nordic will be providing race…

A Junior Nordic Update and Call for 2nd Session Coaches

A Break by the Creek by Dave Ward

We’re up and rolling with another Junior Nordic season. We have freshly groomed trails, 885 smiling young skiers, and a big roster of dedicated coaches. And for those who haven’t heard, we filled every single Junior Nordic site in 12 hours after registration opened. The avalanche of signups was enough to crash our registration system.…

Get Ready for the Kincaid Sprint Relay!

Anchorage Cup Fun by Addy Wright

Hi Junior Nordicers! This upcoming Sunday, December 12th,  is the first AMH Anchorage Cup race of the season (woohoo!). The Anchorage Cups are a series of fun, lowkey community races for skiers of all age and ability levels. The Junior Nordic Ready 2 Race program provides race support for all Junior Nordic skiers who participate…

How to Become a Junior Nordic High School Buddy

Know No Limits by Jen Aist

Do you want to help a high school student, make a great contribution to the Nordic ski community, get paid, and have a ton of fun all at the same time? If so, you’re a perfect candidate to be a Junior Nordic High School Buddy! Here’s the deal: We have many interested, talented, and eager…

Things I’m Grateful for: Fresh Snow, Groomed Trails, & Amazing Coaches

Coaches at Kincaid by Hannah Pratt

Junior Nordic hasn’t even started yet, and you can already ski just about any ski trail in Anchorage. So yeah, I’m grateful for all the snow this year! But skiable trails aren’t just about snow. So, I’m also grateful to everybody at NSAA for all of our amazing trails. That includes Craig and Bill (our…

Parent Orientation Meeting Info

Skiing Back to Rabbit Lake by Jeremy Hinshaw

Heya Junior Nordic families! We have our parent orientation meetings scheduled, and we’re doing these via Zoom again this year in keeping with our effort to run Junior Nordic safely during the Covid-19 pandemic. I’ll be posting a longer “welcome aboard” message in the next few days, but I wanted to get the meeting info…

Gear Pickup Notes

Junior Nordic-er Catching Some Air by Addy Wright

Heya Junior Nordic-ers! We’ve had a bit of confusion from some of our new families regarding gear pickup, so I wanted to provide a bit more details so that everybody knows exactly what to expect when they arrive at the Kincaid Wax Bunker to get their gear. First things first, here’s a list of stuff…