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The Perfect Year Round Destination

The Perfect Year Round Destination

As anyone who has visited a cross country center knows, they are low-key operations, clean and with a very accommodating staff ready to assist you in any way.  Very different than many other summer or winter destinations, cross country centers are equipped to handle...

Why Cross Country Ski?

Cross country skiing is fun… it’s also fun to learn, healthy, family friendly, accessible, affordable, and offers great variety! Cross country skiing uses natural movements – it doesn’t require special skills to get started and has a short learning curve. Just a couple of hours spent being coached by a professional instructor will give you the skills needed for a lifetime of fun!

Ski Areas to Visit

The US and Canada have some of the finest cross country ski areas in the world.  Visit one of the below areas with the family or just that significant other!

Bretton Woods Nordic
NH

Tahoe Donner
California

Aspen Nordic
Colorado

Enchanted Forest XC
New Mexico

Jackson Ski Touring
NH

Giants Ridge
Minnesota

Great Glen Trails
NH

Lapland Lake
New York

Woodstock Nordic
Vermont

Rikert Nordic
Vermont

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The Industry Wants to Hear From You!

The Industry Wants to Hear From You!

The cross country ski industry wants to hear from you.  It doesn’t matter if you are a seasoned skier or new this year, your input is important.  Please complete the short survey and help us learn a bit about you, the customer, so we can deliver a better ski...

Glide into Summer Fitness with Nordic Walking

Glide into Summer Fitness with Nordic Walking

One of the distinct joys of cross country skiing, found perhaps when cruising along the crisp classic track cut through a fresh snowfall, is the feeling of total freedom. When you hit your stride right, your body slides into that natural rhythm where you can glide...

An Introduction to Roller Skiing

An Introduction to Roller Skiing

For cross country skiers, the melting of the snow each Spring is a bit of a sad milestone, marking the end of the Nordic season. Sure, there’s biking and hiking to look forward to, but there is just no warm weather alternative to skiing—or is there?As cross country...

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Brave Ski Mom

Whether you have tiny toddlers just learning to slide or grown children with whom you’re planning a reunion, you’re in the right place.

The Nordic Approach

The Nordic Approach is an e-magazine built around the cross-country ski lifestyle and all that it entails. 

Buddy Insurance

On-demand accident insurance starting at $9 for a day

10 Tips & Tricks For Enjoying Your Cross Country Ski Experience

As with many new activities, having a little insight from seasoned regulars can be super helpful. Below we have compiled ideas to make your cross country ski experience, be it the first of fiftieth, more enjoyable.

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Learn the Basics

Watch the video to learn the basics of cross country skiing and give a glimpse of what to expect!

Who Cross Country Skis?

Cross country ski areas may be found in all snow states and provinces.

Canadian Provinces

US States

Million Canadian Participants

Million US Participants