Our Favorite California 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...
By Emily LovettPhoto Credits: Linda Guerrette Many of us rollerski as part of our summer training plan. Over the years I’ve talked to people curious about trying it but too unsure to invest time and expense for the equipment. This summer we worked with EnjoyWinter put...
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 and Regions 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!
Utah has all the makings of the perfect ski destination: the singular climate and topography of the central Wasatch Range yields some of the best powder anywhere, while Olympic-level resorts and facilities make the rugged terrain accessible—without taming it in the...
Though it is known as “Vacationland,” Maine is usually associated with Summer getaways to the gorgeous seacoast, with lobster and sand beaches and kayaking and clam shacks. But “vacation” also applies to the winter months. Turn inland from the ocean, and Maine boasts...
Located on the outskirts of the northeastern ski meccas of Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, Southern New England rarely gets recognized for its unique contributions to the region’s cross country ski scene. However, Massachusetts, Connecticut, and, to push the...
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.