Cross-Country Skiing for Everyone

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Stackpole Books, 1998 - Sports & Recreation - 152 pages
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In only six inches of snow, in any place, and at any age, anyone can take part in cross-country skiing, one of the fastest-growing winter sports in the nation. In this illustrated guide, Jules Older examines the technique, equipment, preparations, safety, and ski-touring centers--all in a conversational and entertaining style that emphasizes the importance of going at your own pace and enjoying the outdoors. 100 photos.
 

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Contents

Beauty and the Best
1
What Is CrossCountry Skiing?
6
Ski Gear
16
Clothes
28
Striding
49
Skating
63
The Backcountry
69
Touring Centers
84
Waxing
101
Youth and Age on Skis
109
Caring for Yourself
119
Caring for the Environment
127
Getting Ready for Snow
131
When Things Go Wrong
139
References and Resources
143
Copyright

Telemarking
91

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