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Making Time For Cross Country Skiing


The rewards are great for taking the time to get out onto the trails. (Fisher Touring)

One of the greatest challenges for many people who love to cross country (XC)  ski regardless of the snow conditions is making time to get out there. Skiers struggle with this, but there are easy ways make time and to be more prepared to enjoy skiing.

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Who Needs XC Ski Lessons?


Ski lesson with Canadian Association of Nordic Ski Instructors certified ski instructor. (CANSI)

The vast majority of cross country (XC) skiers do not take XC ski lessons, but rather they start with friends or family, who are usually ill equipped to teach XC skiing. So, who needs XC ski lessons? Most of us do!

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Tips to Start Kids Cross Country Skiing

Family XC at Great Glen Trails

You might save money by outfitting your kids with outdated and hand-me-down cross country ski equipment, a heavy nylon parka, and a fur-lined earflap cap, but this type of gear will guarantee that your kids have a rotten time while cross country (XC) skiing.

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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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