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Tips to Start Kids Cross Country Skiing

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on Monday, 28 July 2014
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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You might save money by outfitting your kids with outdated and hand-me-down cross country ski equipment, a heavy nylon parka, and a fur-lined earflap cap, but this type of gear will guarantee that your kids have a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.

Soldier Hollow’s Howard Peterson Retires; Established Olympic 'Legacy'

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on Tuesday, 01 July 2014
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Howard Peterson

Howard Peterson announced his retirement from Soldier Hollow in Midway, UT, according to the Park Record newspaper. He was the executive director of the Soldier Hollow Legacy Foundation and an original advocate for Salt Lake City hosting the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Vermont Symphony’s Summer Festival Lures Dancers; More Performances Through July 6

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on Monday, 30 June 2014
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VSO at Trapps

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra is celebrating its 79th year and the 2014 Summer Festival Tour called "Let's Dance!" The performance features music from the world of dance - waltzes to swing and polkas to salsa. Toe-tapping melodies by Strauss, Delibes, Borodin, and Gershwin will put you "in the mood" for dance hits from Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller. The 1812 Overture, marches, and fireworks conclude the show.

Devil’s Thumb Ranch Opens High Lonesome Lodge; New Expanded Facilities

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on Monday, 09 June 2014
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High Lonesome Lodge Devils Thumb

Devil’s Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa in Tabernash, Colo. has opened a new 50,000 square-foot High Lonesome Lodge and adjoining facilities to accommodate and host up to 350 guests on a hillside overlooking the Ranch. 

Maine Winter Sports Center Finds Funding For Next Season

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on Monday, 02 June 2014
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Maine Winter Sports Center Healthy Hometowns Trailer

The Maine Winter Sports Center (MWSC) lost its major source of funding earlier this year. but has recently raised more than two-thirds of its $1.1 million operating budget for next season, according to an article in the Bangor Daily News.

Thom Perkins Retires From Jackson Ski Touring Foundation After 38 Years

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on Tuesday, 15 April 2014
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Thom Perkins

After leading the Jackson Ski Touring Foundation (JSTF) in Jackson, N.H. for 38 years, Thom Perkins has announced his retirement from the organization. 

Cross Country Spring Skiing; It's A Joy

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on Tuesday, 11 March 2014
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NY Skate Skier

It happens every year. Winter wanes and spring blooms with a flip of the calendar page. Snow lovers or winter worshippers can be disappointed to see springtime come. But there are a few well kept secrets for XC skiers about so-called “spring skiing.” 

Plan A Family-Friendly XC Ski Vacation Next Winter; Lots Of Choices

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on Thursday, 06 March 2014
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Family XC at Maplelag

Plan to gather up the kids and head to the hills during the school breaks next winter. No need to head to warmer climes - winter can be snowy, yet mild, and perfect for a family vacation with plenty of activities such as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. 

An XC Ski View Of Olympics; Disappointing For Americans (Again)

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on Thursday, 27 February 2014
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Kikkan Randall QuebecHighlights of XC ski events in the recently concluded Sochi Olympics may be harder to find than a needle in a haystack. Still, here are a few for the scrap book.

Michigan Resorts Start To Offer Fat Tire (Snow) Biking

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on Monday, 17 February 2014
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Fat tire snow biking

Fat tire biking, snow biking, or whatever you want to call it has been gaining popularity at eastern and western ski resorts the last couple of seasons. The Midwest is just starting to catch on, and so far just in Michigan.

 

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    You Missed the Fat tire Tuesdays at Pando Winter Sports Park. Several dealers provide demo's and there is also a race series...

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