“It’s only a little club . . . but we do big things.” - Chummy Broomhall
Chisholm Ski Club is located at Black Mountain of Maine Ski Area in Rumford, Maine. The Club has a rich tradition which dates back to the early days of the 20th century at its Spruce Street location and its mid 1900's days at Scottie's Mountain. Over the years the Club has hosted several world class nordic skiing events, including the 1950 World Championships, 1976 NCAA Cross Country Skiing Championships, 1991 National Biathlon Championships, 1993 US Cross Country Skiing Championships, 1993 U.S. Masters Cross Country Skiing Championships, 1996 National Junior Olympics, 1996 Chevy Truck U.S. Nationals, the 1999 NCAA Cross Country Skiing Championship, the 2003 Chevy Truck US Cross Country Championships, the 2004 Chevrolet US Cross Country Championships, the 2009 NCAA Cross Country Skiing Championships, the 2010 USCSA National Championships, and the 2011 and 2012 US Cross Country Championships.
Although there's still snow on the ground as we post this, it's not too early to be thinking about hiking. The Peak-A-Week club has announced their usual half year of Wednesday afternoon hikes. Pass this on to your friends who are hikers at heart. All level of hikers are encouraged. Expect SNOW on the first few hikes. Bring snacks, water, and a flashlight. We'll meet to carpool from the Information parking lot in Rumford at 5:00 p.m. The first hike, to the Mexico Ledge, is scheduled for April 16th.
The Maine Principals Association will hold its 2014 high school skiing championships over an eleven day span, beginning during school break on February 19th, and ending on Saturday, March 1st. Black Mountain Ski Resort and the Chisholm Ski Club hosted the Class C nordic racing on February 19th and 20th. Sunday River Ski Resort is hosting the Class C Alpine Races on February 27th and 28th. The Class C schedule was revised on February 10th.
Black Mountain, Sugarloaf, and Titcomb Mountain to Host 2014 Championships
The Mountain Valley Conference and Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference combined to hold their individual league skiing championships. One change this year was that the Nordic and Alpine races were each be held on separate weeks, similar to what the Maine Principals Association adopted for this year's state championships.