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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...

Vermont Ski Areas We Love

Vermont Ski Areas We Love

For a small state, Vermont is wonderfully dense with some enviable destinations: from craft breweries to ski areas to hidden natural gems, from charming New England hamlets to the mellow small city vibes of Brattleboro and Burlington, every explorer of Vermont is sure...

Jessie Diggins – Brave Enough

Jessie Diggins – Brave Enough

By Jonathan Wiesel, Nordic Group International Timing is a curious thing. I got this writing assignment/book review on a January afternoon, and within minutes a Canadian friend emailed (you could tell that he was EXCITED!) to say that American Jessie Diggins had just...

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...

Take The Survey

Take The Survey

Help the Cross Country Ski Areas Association learn more about the cross country ski and snowshoe market.  Take the short survey and be entered to win great ski and snowshoe prized.  We appreciate your help!!

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...