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The Best Print Ski Magazines about Cross-Country Skiing

Passionate cross-country skiers as we are, when we do read print magazines, we still prefer to read about our favorite sport. Unfortunately, there weren’t that many print magazines (or online for that matter) strictly about Nordic skiing to start with, and there are even fewer now. For this reason, we felt the need to provide …

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cross country ski brands

8 Best Cross-Country Ski Brands You Need to Know in 2021

The best way to know about the latest top cross country ski brands is to check the performances of the athletes in major tournaments. With the FIS skiing world cup finishing off early due to the pandemic, we can clearly see the top brands of the tournament. Besides the skier’s expertise, it is not just …

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avalanche safety

All You Need to Know: Avalanche Safety Gear for a Peace of Mind

Chances are you do not have to worry about an avalanche as long as you enjoy cross country skiing as most of the cross-country ski trails are considered safe from the hazards of an avalanche. However, not all skiers stay between the safe confines of ski areas. Therefore, a basic understanding of avalanche hazards is …

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The Best Ski Travel Insurances for a Cross-Country Ski Holiday

Safety is one of the most essential factors if one decides to take up any winter sports, and cross-country skiing is no different. From choosing the appropriate clothing for cold weather and snow to making up your mind about a destination, you will definitely minimize risks that could occur during your long awaited ski holiday. …

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Activities in time of Social Distancing: Cross-Country Skiing!

Activities in Times of Social Distancing: Cross-Country Skiing!

In these times of social distancing, our recreational activities and entertainment are quite restricted. There are not many kinds of outdoor sports that we can safely enjoy, and more and more families are forced to rely on their televisions and gadgets. One great safe option that not many people are thinking of is cross-country skiing. …

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Stay in Form during the Off-Season

How to Stay in Form during the Off-Season? An XC Skier’s Guide

Skiers are made in the summer. It is their off-season ski training routine that enables them to give their best performance and enjoy the most out of their ski season – those few months that every skier eagerly waits for. In order to stay in form during the off-season, you need to have a general …

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The 6 Most Inspiring Female Cross-Country Skiers of All Time

As our favorite sport, that is cross country skiing requires not only the fittest of the fittest even on a recreational level, but also an incredible amount of persistence and talent, you might not be surprised how great of an exertion it is what our top cross-country skiing athletes perform in a professional level. Probably …

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Where is XC Skiing Most Popular

A Country for Skinny Skis: Where is XC Skiing Most Popular?

Cross country skiing is gaining popularity with each passing season. It has grown from a sport belonging to certain snowy slopes to countries around the world that produce the finest XC athletes along with the best skiing terrain – both groomed and ungroomed. XC skiing is extremely popular in Norway, Canada, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Russia, …

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5+5 Best Goggles and Sunglasses for Cross Country Skiing

Cross country skiing involves a lot of specialist equipment, such as snowsuits, skis, and helmets, to name but a few. However, an equally important piece of equipment are sunglasses/goggles. The reason eye protection is so important isn’t just due to the impact UV rays have on our sensitive eye area, but also because of the …

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Ski Bindings

Which is the Most Popular Type of Cross Country Ski Binding Types and Why?

Your preference for a XC ski binding mainly depends upon the choice of your ski boots, the type of skiing you prefer, as well as the terrain you will be skiing on. It helps immensely if you select the right kind of cross country ski bindings for your ski trip. The most popular type of …

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Ski Pole Straps

How to Adjust Pole Straps for Cross Country Skiing?

A well-adjusted ski pole could make a huge difference in alleviating your skiing experience. You must adjust the pole straps properly to enjoy a poling motion so that your pole generates maximum power and takes the burden off your hands and arms. When adjusting pole straps for cross country skiing, the hand should be placed …

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