Guides to XC, Backcountry Skiing and Snowshoeing

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How to Store My Cross-Country Skis in the Off-season?

Manufacturers design skis such that they perform like a beast on the snowy mountains. However, once home, they require critical care and maintenance to sustain their performance on-site. This article highlights all the dos and don’ts of storing your cross-country skis during the off-season so that you don’t run into any issues when it’s finally …

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Best Roller Skis and Complete Guide for Summer Cross-Country Ski Training

Cross-country skiing is making a big comeback, and for a good reason. To begin with, it’s a great workout; also considered one of the most demanding cardio workouts to exist, this will burn off fat and build muscle as little else can. The fact that this sport is supremely accessible is then the cherry on …

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Snowshoeing as a Sport: Health and Exercise

Since the pandemic, people have been forced to turn to ‘socially-distanced’ pastimes – most of them indoors and sedentary. All true – until it snowed and snowshoes caught our eye. Snowshoeing is an affordable, beginner-friendly, healthy activity that allows you to step out of your house whilst following socially distancing. Finding this too good to …

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Snowshoeing Vs Cross-Country Skiing Vs Ski-Shoeing

Winters can be quite boring if spent at home, and if you’re looking for a fun and interesting outdoor sport to engage in, you should definitely explore the snowy trails. You can indulge in various sports, including ski-shoeing, cross-country, skiing, and snowshoeing! What is Snowshoeing? As the name suggests, this sport involves two very important …

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Trail Symbols and Responsibility Code for Cross-Country Skiing

As a cross country skier, you need to know what the trail signs mean, how to understand the trail difficulty level, and how to ski responsibly. There are certain guidelines you must follow to keep yourself and other skiers around you safe, and you must be fully aware of things that you need to do …

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19 Best Cross-Country Ski Trails in New England

When it comes to winter sports and activities, New England is always a reliable choice to spend your winter holiday. The historical region made of six northeastern states, packed between New York State and Canada is well known for the heavy snowfall it steadily receives each season. It is really a winter wonderland up there …

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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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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 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 training plan …

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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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