The complete book of cross-country skiing and ski touring by Arthur Liebers

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  • Canada,
  • Cross-country skiing,
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  • United States

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FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages285
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Open LibraryOL9633553M
ISBN 100064634620
ISBN 109780064634625

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Cross-country skiing is a form of skiing where skiers rely on their own locomotion to move across snow-covered terrain, rather than using ski lifts or other forms of assistance.

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In ski touring, you will never see a snow machine and you are very likely to get a first run on virgin powder. Part I of this book is for beginners who don't know a cross-country ski from a ladder. Part II is for novices intent on becoming intermediates.

Part III is for those who now feel completely at home on cross-country skis and want to let loose with the experts. Part IV deals with the all-important matter of : $ Teaching Your Kid to Cross-Country Ski With Fun and Games: 10 Activities for Learning the Basics Cross-country skiing as a family can be as much fun as going to the beach, walking in the park, or riding bikes together—it’s also the perfect opportunity to share with your kids an The complete book of cross-country skiing and ski touring book for nature, adventure, and fitness.

If you ski for recreation, proper ski preparation will enhance your enjoyment. Here is the complete, hands-on guide to the tools and techniques necessary to ready skis for optimal performance. Emphasizing simplicity and practicality, Nat Brown guides skiers through all the techniques-basic to advanced-needed to produce fast skis.

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The book covers: Training for weekend warriors; Waxing basics, and waxed vs. no-wax skis; Cross-country ski vacations; Advanced skills - telemark, ski touring, ski mountaineering.

This highly readable guidealso covers emergency preparedness, gear, and dealing with those aches and pains-in short, everything you need to enjoy cross-country skiing. The backcountry-ready Rossignol BC X4 cross-country ski boots are easy to use, giving recreational skiers the support, warmth and comfort they need to get out and tour.

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Cross-Country (Nordic) Skiing Option (a) Show your ability to select, use, and repair, if necessary, the correct equipment for ski touring in safety and comfort. (b) Discuss classical and telemark skis. Demonstrate two ways to carry skis and poles safely and easily. (c) Discuss the basic principles of waxing for cross-country ski touring.

Book the cross country ski school and cross country ski hire. Book ski school and ski equipment on Once at the resort make your booking in the ski shop, via email to [email protected] or by phone +46 Cross-country skiing, skiing in open country over rolling, hilly terrain as found in Scandinavian countries, where the sport originated as a means of travel as well as recreation and where it remains popular.

In its noncompetitive form the sport is also known as ski touring. The skis used are longer, narrower, and lighter than those used in more-mountainous, Alpine-type terrain. Complete Cross-Country Skiing and Ski Touring “Here it is at last: everything you wanted to know about cross-country skiing This is the kind of self-teach book that I think is most : Out Your Back Door.

My backcountry Nordic touring ski setup excels on ungroomed or unbroken trails through rolling terrain. I used this equipment during my Alaska-Yukon Expedition (see the video above), and it’s my preferred setup for ski trips in Colorado.

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Main fields of research: ski history, history of women's ski jumping, German American sports, women and sport. Besides sports pedagogy her teaching includes downhill and cross-country skiing and outdoor education (friluftsliv) in Norway's Arctic.

Inan editor from AMC Books asked me to write their first book about backcountry skiing in New England. For the AMC, this was a long overdue return to its roots: The organization had been a pioneer in promoting backcountry skiing a half-century earlier. For me, a budding journalist and ski bum, the invitation.

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If you want to find the best places to go cross country skiing, think downhill and then close that box of clichés and think again.

You don’t ski down, you go across. And up. And through. And then sometimes down, admittedly, but always in terrain that is off the beaten ski track.

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