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List Of XC Centers With Snowmaking Keeps On Growing

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on Thursday, 30 October 2014
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Canmore Nordic Centre in Alberta, Canada had a late summer snowstorm in early September, and at the same time it was announced that they expected to be open for cross country (XC) skiing Oct. 18. This is a very early date for XC skiing in the northern hemisphere and they were able to do it because they have snowmaking on the trails, a legacy from the 1988 Olympics in Alberta.

 

California Looks To Rebound From Last Winter’s Drought

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on Monday, 27 October 2014
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Fat biking at Bear Valley Nordic Center

California mountains suffered a terrible drought last winter with very little snow. That translated to excessively low water levels. 

 

Woodstock Inn To Open Tubbs Snowshoes Adventure Center

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on Wednesday, 22 October 2014
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Woodstock Inn & Resort (Woodstock Inn & Resort)

Woodstock Inn & Resort in Woodstock, Vt., has joined with Tubbs Snowshoes to offer new outdoor activities for their guests with the opening of the Tubbs Snowshoes Adventure Center this winter. 

 

Jackson Ski Touring Center Announces New Leaders, Programs

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on Wednesday, 15 October 2014
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Breanne Torrey

Jackson Ski Touring Foundation in Jackson, N.H. has announced that Breanne Torrey has been named the Foundation’s new Executive Director. Torrey has been with the organization for six years and has held the positions of Head of Ski Patrol and Director of Operations. 

 

Craftsbury Outdoor Center Opens New Sustainable Facility

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on Tuesday, 07 October 2014
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Craftsbury Outdoor Center

The Craftsbury Outdoor Center in Vermont has announced the opening of a new facility to house it's Touring Center, as well as a café, fitness room, waxing room, meeting space and more. 

 

Olympian Crawford's 'Fast And Female' Program Supports Girls Sports

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on Friday, 26 September 2014
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Chandra Crawford

Canadian gold-medal Olympian in cross country skiing Chandra Crawford has entered the MBA program at the University of Calgary’s Haskayne School of Business according to an article in The Globe and Mail. Crawford founded Fast and Femalean international program to develop initiatives that will entice more girls to get into and stay involved in sports.

 

Can Hiker Cards Cover Cost Of Search, Rescue Efforts?

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on Wednesday, 17 September 2014
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Backcountry XC on Fischer SkisIf a hiker or cross country skier acts negligently and requires a search and rescue, who foots the bill of that search and rescue? Currently there are eight states with search and rescue billing laws on the books.

Early Snow Means Oct. 18 Opening At Alberta's Canmore Nordic Centre

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on Saturday, 13 September 2014
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Canmore Nordic Centre Sept. '14

There’s snow in them hills in early September at the Canmore Nordic Centre in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. A late summer snowstorm hit Canmore, Alberta at the provincial park, which was the site where many XC ski events were held in the 1988 Winter Olympics.

Take Flight on Roller Skis Before Snow Flies

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on Thursday, 14 August 2014
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Dartmouth roller skiing

Roller skiing, the non-snow equivalent of cross country (XC) skiing, was developed as early as the 1930s and it was used as a way to train for XC ski racing as early as the 1950s. Today, roller skiing is a low-impact high-intensity workout that is a full body exercise and easy on the knees. 

Lift, Shuttle Service Offered For Cross Country Ski Fun

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on Wednesday, 23 July 2014
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Snow Coach at Great Glen Trails

When it comes to cross country (XC) skiing, the theory of what goes up must come down may be going out of style. Nowadays many people really enjoy the fun of just going downhill on XC skis, but they'd prefer avoiding the need to laboriously trudge uphill to earn that fun.

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