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Three Changes to Expect at Nordic Centers this Winter

Three Changes to Expect at Nordic Centers this Winter

Though cross country skiing is naturally socially distanced, and face coverings are already part of the standard outfit, there will be a few tweaks to the Nordic center experience this winter. Here are three of the big ones: Not only are they all oddly exciting...

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Buyers Guide:  Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Gear

Buyers Guide: Cross Country Ski and Snowshoe Gear

If you’re shopping for a cross country skier this holiday season—whether they are just getting started in the sport or are seasoned experts—this guide is here to get you started. Though these specific items might not be exactly what you need, they should get you in...

USA TODAY’S BEST CROSS COUNTRY RESORTS

USA TODAY’S BEST CROSS COUNTRY RESORTS

Image courtesy of Devil’s Thumb Ranch In North America, the word “Nordic” has come to be synonymous with the phrase “cross country skiing.” The word refers, naturally, to the Nordic countries of Scandinavia: as skiing made its way into the English-speaking world,...

Mahoosuc Pathways Changes its Name to Inland Woods + Trails

Mahoosuc Pathways Changes its Name to Inland Woods + Trails

Founded in 2011 and based in Bethel, Mahoosuc Pathways, a 501c3 nonprofit corporation, is changing its name to Inland Woods + Trails to better reflect its work and hopes for the future. This change is also prompted by confusion in the region and nonprofit marketplace...

Favorite NH Cross Country Ski Areas

Favorite NH Cross Country Ski Areas

The Granite State is known for its massive rock formations, impressive peaks, and the charming New England settlements scattered amongst their foothills. In the winter months, these same quaint towns turn into gateways to some of the most expansive and interesting...

Women’s Cross Country Ski Boots – A Buyers Guide

Women’s Cross Country Ski Boots – A Buyers Guide

In anticipation of the first snowfall, many of us spend late autumn on the lookout for what’s new, interesting and affordable in the world of cross country ski gear. On the top of the docket are often a fresh pair of ski boots, which may be needed to upgrade your foot...

NOT TO MISS CALIFORNIA CROSS COUNTRY SKI AREAS

NOT TO MISS CALIFORNIA CROSS COUNTRY SKI AREAS

Though California’s “Eureka!” state motto originally meant you’d struck gold, today visitors can say Eureka! about a whole lot more than a few grubby nuggets. Skiers exploring California and its exceptional Sierra Nevada mountains—whether its their first of...