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Eat Your Way To Fitness With XC Skiing And Snowshoeing

Nordic Nibbles at Eastman Cross Country

Here's a guilt-free way to indulge yourself with food while exercising. XC skiing and snowshoeing are some of the best forms of aerobic exercise.

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Kids Programs On XC Skis Or Snowshoes Ready For New Season

Kids cross country skiing at Sleepy Hollow Ski Center

Kids on cross country skis or snowshoes - it is not only about child obesity, nature deficit disorder, and better brain function – it's about fun.

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Sustainable Cross Country Ski Resorts Collective Against Climate Change

Trailside solar panel array at Craftsbury Outdoor Center

Many cross country (XC) ski areas operate in an environmentally-friendly manner, and some of these operators, who are exemplars using the most sustainable practices, have created a collective of the XC ski areas called “Cross Country Skiing Against Climate Change.”

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U.S. XC Star Kikkan Randall Picks Up Major Sponsorship; Largest Ever?

Kikkan Randall wins in Quebec City

Cross Country skiing sprinter Kikkan Randall of the U.S. Ski Team likely has received the largest sponsorship ever for an American XC skier, though the actual dollar amount has not been made public. 

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Ladies' Getaways Are All The Rage

Girls getaway at Mt. Washington Hotel

Among some women, the "ladies' getaway" weekend or program has become an annual tradition.

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Skiers Will Be On The Trails At Early Season XC Ski Camps

XC Ski Camp at Sun Mountain Lodge

Early cross country ski camps and festivals give skiers a chance to get back on the snow. Every year, XC skiers flock to these late November and early December events to meet new ski friends, kick out the kinks, and start the ski season.

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Breckenridge Nordic Center To Open Exquisite Log Lodge

Breckenridge Nordic Center log lodge under construction

Breckenridge Nordic Center in Colo. has combined with the town of Breckenridge In a public private partnership to develop a new 9,200-square-foot log lodge on Peak 8. It will become the new base of the BNC operations by the beginning of January.

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Jackson Ski Touring Foundation Adds Waffle Pop Treats, New Groomer

XC skier in Jackson, NH

Jackson Ski Touring Foundation, known as a quintessential New England XC ski trail network, announced changes at the area for the upcoming ski season.

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Sun Valley Region Earns $35 Million Annually From XC Skiing

Cross country skiing at Galena Lodge

The Sun Valley, Idaho region has long been a vacation destination with many attractions to travelers and the economic impact of Nordic (XC) skiing in the region has been quantified in a recent study. 

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Yosemite Rim Fire Also Impacts XC Center In Bear Valley

Yosemite Fire XC at Bear Valley

Unhealthy air warnings from the Rim Fire in and around Yosemite National Park in California has impacted the Central Sierra region, home of Bear Valley Cross Country & Adventure on 3,000 acres in Bear Valley. 

 

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