INSTRUCTOR JOHN HODGES helps beginners learn the basics of cross country skiing at Hidden Valley Nature Center.

INSTRUCTOR JOHN HODGES helps beginners learn the basics of cross country skiing at Hidden Valley Nature Center.

JEFFERSON — Hidden Valley Nature Center is holding a Winter Biathlon, combining skiing and shooting, scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013.

The Olympic event is seeing a comeback in Maine. Last year’s event was the highlight of the season at the nature center, with 60 participants.

Beginners are welcome and skis will be available for use. Early registration is encouraged. For more information, visit www.hvnc.org or call 586-6752.


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