Seeley Swan Pathfinder -

By Andi Bourne

Competitive fun for all ages


January 24, 2019

Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Seeley Lake Nordic's Junior Prep Team starting the 1K race. Head coach Bridget Laird said this was their first race. Because of the lack of snow, they have had very little time to work on skills and technique.

SEELEY LAKE – The eight annual Skiesta race was in question due to lack of snow until Monday, Jan. 14. However, with more than six inches of new snow to work with, the trails were in great shape for the race Saturday, Jan. 19.

The race drew more than 60 skiers from the local area as well as teams from Whitefish, Mont. and Sandpoint, Idaho. Many families participated with ages ranging from four-years-old to 60. Racers reported having a great time enjoying the beautiful trails, fast snow and good competition.

This was the first year the Sandpoint Nordic Club participated as a club. One of...

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