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Travel Itinerary: 3 Perfect Days in the Mountains

It’s on: Our wanderlust is on overdrive, rebound travel is in full swing and we’re itching for somewhere to stretch our legs and play. Whether you head up for the day, stay overnight or make it a weekend,... Read More
Travel Tips June 28, 2021

Surprising Mood Boosts for Athletes (or Anyone)

5 super-simple ways to rev up, feel better, and balance your mind and body.

Transitioning between seasons can make any athlete feel a little blah or unmotivated; late spring can be especially hard for Nordic skiers, when our beloved mountain playgrounds are ankle-deep in mud, and summer's... Read More
Tips & Ideas May 20, 2021

Socially Distant Spring Getaways

The spring break crowds of March are behind us, but some of the nicest spring weather for mountain adventures awaits. Best part? They're naturally socially distant, calling to just the insiders, locals, and diehards... Read More
Travel Tips April 15, 2021

Safer Spring Break Nordic Travel

How to plan a COVID-safe cross-country ski getaway.

The CDC rates a skiing spring break as one of its "yellow light" proceed-with-caution travel types, ranking just above camping for overall safety—as long as you follow some precautions. Here's what you... Read More
Travel Tips March 22, 2021

Stay, Ski & Play at Snow Mountain Ranch Nordic Center — The Perfect Getaway!

Mary Ann tells us everything we need to know to take full advantage of the Colorado Cross Country Nordic Skiing at YMCA of the Rockies Snow Mountain Ranch Nordic Center in the heart of Colorado. Ski-in, ski-out accommodations, with all activities included, make for a great socially distant getaway!

Nordic Faces, Video February 18, 2021

How to Get Your Kids to Nordic Ski

Tips and tricks for turning lockdown time into a lifetime love for cross-country skiing.

With alpine resorts more restricted and lift lines longer, a whole new generation of skiers is finding its way to the skinny ski side of things. Posts on Craigslist abound: "ISO kids Nordic gear!" and rumor has... Read More
Tips & Ideas February 04, 2021

X-C Ski Racing in the Age of COVID

How Crested Butte Nordic plans to keep skiers racing — and safe — for this year's Alley Loop.

It began with a dramatic lockdown last March when it seems like all of us went from “concerned but fine” to holed up in our homes, workplaces and schools shuttered, events canceled, even outdoor resorts and... Read More
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