Yellowjackets Youth Program Registration is OPEN!!

Registration for PACCSA's Yellowjackets Youth Skiing program is now OPEN!!  

The Yellowjackets program teaches kids how to ski through skill sessions built around fun and games.  All Yellowjackets learn classic xc skiing, and the more experienced groups also learn how to skate ski.  The program is open to all kids between the ages of 5 and 16.  The sessions occur on Saturdays beginning on January 7th.  For more information about the Yellowjackets program, click here!      

Registration closes on January 4th.  Don't let your kids miss out on the fun!! 

Early season skiers best wear orange!

Thanks to Forbes State Forest for this reminder: statewide black bear, regular firearms season begins this Saturday, November 19 thru Tuesday, November 22.  Stay safe, be seen, wear blaze orange, and be courteous to others.

For more information on Pennsylvania hunting and trapping laws, please check out the Pennsylvania Game Commission's Hunter's Digest available online here


Kind-a-hard 2023

The 2023 Kind-a-hard classic cross country ski race is planned for Sunday 5th February using the groomed cross country ski trails at Laurel Mountain.  It is a 5km individual start classic race.  There will also be a fun 1km race for kids aged 12 and under.  The reserve date is Sunday 12th Feb. Please join us!

PACCSA rollerskiers

Jail trail

We have email and garmin connect groups for PACCSA rollerskiers, and a few of us meet in or near Pittsburgh most weeks. Let us know if you'd like to join us.

You might enjoy this beginner's guide from's Mark Vosburgh, the longer rollerskiing guide from AXCS, or this amazing agility training video from CXC.  And advice on braking.        Read more