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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...

Learn-to-Rollerski Clinic – Vermont, July 11

Learn-to-Rollerski Clinic – Vermont, July 11

Have you ever wanted to try rollerskiing?! Join NENSA’s Justin Beckwith and Kait Miller for an hourlong Learn-to-Rollerski clinic following the Lost Nation Roll race from 11:30am-12:30pm. This instructional clinic is geared towards folks who have on-snow ski...

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...

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!!