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100 Best Cross Country Ski Trails in Washington

100 Best Cross Country Ski Trails in Washington

Authors and expert cross-country skiers Vicky Spring and Tom Kirkendall have carefully selected the best 100 cross-country ski trails in the state. The authors offer advice on technique, equipment, camping areas, sno-parks and huts, and outdoor safety. Trail descriptions include types of uses, surface descriptions, difficulty ratings, mileage and skiing time, elevation gain, best time to...

A Trailside Guide: Cross-Country Skiing (Trailside Guides)

A Trailside Guide: Cross-Country Skiing (Trailside Guides)

A companion book to the Trailside PBS-TV series covers all aspects of cross-country skiing, from learning the basics in a nearby meadow to touring the back country, with advanced instructions for telemarking and skating. TV tie-in.

Best Groomed Cross Country Ski Trails in Oregon: Includes Other Favorite Ski Routes

Best Groomed Cross Country Ski Trails in Oregon: Includes Other Favorite Ski Routes

If you want fun and challenging cross-country skiing experiences that aren't in the backcountry, this is the guidebook for you. Cross-Country Ski Trails: Oregon is easy to use-all the routes are well-marked and the sno-parks are easily accessible from major highways and interstates. Ski areas are identified within regions and the trails in each region are carefully mapped out....

Cross-Country Skiing: Building Skills for Fun and Fitness (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert)

Cross-Country Skiing: Building Skills for Fun and Fitness (Mountaineers Outdoor Expert)

For the novice to intermediate cross-country skier: instruction by a former member of the PSIA National Nordic Demonstration Team * Technique demonstrated with step-by-step photos * Special learning activities reinforce instruction * Sidebars for trouble-shooting common problems and matching technique to terrain and snow conditions * Tips for helping kids fall in love with the...

Cross Country Skiing: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine

Cross Country Skiing: Olympic Handbook of Sports Medicine

The Handbooks of Sports Medicine and Science present basic clinical and scientific information in a clear style and format as related to specific sports events drawn from the Olympic Summer and Winter Games. Each handbook is written by a small team of authorities co-ordinated by an editor who is internationally respected and recognized in the particular sport activity. Their charge is to...

Fitness Cross-Country Skiing (Fitness Spectrum Series)

Fitness Cross-Country Skiing (Fitness Spectrum Series)

For fun and fitness on snow, there's no better sport than cross-country skiing. More effective than running, cycling, or swimming, all the fitness experts agree—it's the best exercise for a healthy heart and lungs. Fitness Cross-Country Skiing has everything you need to get the most out of your skiing. Inside you'll find: • Fifty-eight great workouts spanning...

Great Cross-Country Ski Trails: Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan and Ontario (Trails Books Guide)

Great Cross-Country Ski Trails: Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan and Ontario (Trails Books Guide)

Explore over 60 cross-country ski trails in the Lake Superior Basin that weave their way through the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan and Ontario. Learn about the natural landscape as you enjoy a quick ski through a meadow or an all-day adventure in the forest. Designed for all levels, from the consummate winter recreational skier to beginners and families, Great Cross-Country...