cross-country skiing

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the sport of skiing across the countryside (rather than downhill)

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|Lessons at cross-country ski school Alta Badia ( start from PS32 for one person per hour.
Ream is on his way to Hayward, Wisconsin, to ski in the American Birkebeiner, more commonly called the Birkie, a 55-kilometer cross-country ski race that is one of the longest -- more than 34 miles -- and most difficult in the country, if not the world.
While a part of me longs for warmer days at this time of year, I celebrate blue-sky days with fresh snowfalls when I can take out my cross-country skis and head into the woods.
There are several popular cross-country ski trailheads between Bend and Mount Bachelor, one of which, Meissner, features trails groomed by volunteers from the local chapter of the Oregon Nordic Club.
Both Salomon and Amer Group, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Atomic Austria GmbH, manufacture and sell winter sport hard goods such as alpine and cross-country skis, bindings and boots.
"Don't think" and "remember to breathe." Though they sound like meditation guidelines, the activity in this case is cross-country ski lessons.
Bask in the spirit of the Yukon's people and places by taking in "As The Crow Flies," an entertaining video shown regularly at the Yukon Visitor Reception, or strike out on cross-country ski trails that rank among the best in the country (1-800-789-8566 or
In addition, many cross-country ski workouts naturally include interval training.
Traditional cross-country skis are narrower and longer than downhill skis - the old rule was that they should be as long as the distance between the wrist of your upstretched arm and the ground.
Then they lace up their boots, strap on their cross-country skis, and go exploring.
The course took place during the winter months, therefore, travel through the mountains was undertaken using cross-country skis. The course was composed of three distinct phases--training, expedition, and course conclusion.
In the freshly packed snow, cross-country skis make a slight buzz as they glide over the surface.
Cross-country ski lessons cost pounds 89, including two-hour lessons over three days and use of cross-country skis and boots for six full days.
Telemark is a turning technique that can be used only on cross-country skis. Here, some practice it at a resort offering lessons