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

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And it's the perfect base for winter activities, from snowmobiling to crosscountry skiing, dog-sledding, horse riding and jeep safaris.
"In the classic style of Proulx, there are sensuous passages describing the wildlife (especially the birds) she encounters on regular walks and crosscountry skiing jaunts.
Harrison Schmitt, one of the 1972 Apollo 17 crew, told the American Association for the Advancement of Science that the ideal training for moon walking was crosscountry skiing.
Feb 15 - Scots Andrew Musgrave and Andrew Young get started in crosscountry skiing. Feb 16 - Men's and women's curling starts.
Leisure Activities: Running, crosscountry skiing, vacationing with family and bass fishing with my youngest daughter in the lake behind our house.
I think golf should take inspiration from that event in the winter Olympics combining crosscountry skiing and rifleshooting.
"The snowshoeing, crosscountry skiing and mushing couldn't be better." He fondly remembers leading snowshoe hikes during Winterfest.
Crosscountry skiing helped them extend these activities year round, into winter.
But Aspen is not just a mountain resort for traditional skiing and snowboarding -- the Biathlon, snowshoe tours and crosscountry skiing are all options for those who want to do something different.
"In between these two organizations is the DEM which, according to Denise Morrissey of the Walden Pond State Reservation, aims to preserve a balance between the conservation and historic values of Walden and the active recreational uses of Walden Pond and Walden Woods for swimming, boating, fishing, picnicking, hiking, and crosscountry skiing. Of the 150 state parks managed by the DEM, Walden is the most popular, thronged by swimmers, fishers, boaters, and winter skiers, as well as walkers who wish to recapture the essence of Thoreau.
The only sport that needs more snow is the crosscountry skiing. But I'm confident we'll get it."
The Hamar Olympic Hall, site of the speedskating competition, will be cared for by the Hamar Fire Brigade and used for soccer, curling, and indoor crosscountry skiing. The Lillehammer Olympic Alpine Centre will host future downhill ski events.
They can also ride on nearby crosscountry skiing trails, and on hundreds of miles of trails throughout Whistler Valley.
The officials forecast "shortages" in opportunities for such activities as sightseeing, pool swimming, and crosscountry skiing. The East-with its relative paucity of open space-will suffer the most, they predict.
JAMES Whitley finished 10th in the slalom and Great Britain team-mate Scott Meenagh came home 14th in the crosscountry skiing on the eighth and penultimate day of the Winter Paralympics.