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Features

Chisholm Ski Club Honors Herb Adams On the last day of the 2014-15 Nordic racing season, the Chisholm Ski Club, Rumford, Maine, honored Herb Adams with the naming of the Start/Finish line in his honor. The celebration included the unveiling of a sign depicting Adams, from an historic photograph, ski […]

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Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center has been Sold

Lapland Lake Nordic Vacation Center, one of the Adirondacks’ premier cross country ski and four-season vacation resorts for more than 36 years, has new owners/operators. Kathryn and Paul Zahray, formerly of Matawan, NJ and long-term Lapland Lake customers for more than 17 years, have purchased the resort, located in Northville, […]

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U.S. Cross Country Skiing Championships

With temperatures in the single digits, fresh snow and blowing winds, the conditions at the Michigan Tech Trails in Houghton, Michigan played a big role in sorting out the first winners of the week long U.S. Cross Country Championships. Titles in the 15k and 10k freestyle event went to Kyle […]

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Len Johnson Roller Ski Man

By Bill McKibben One day in 1973, Len Johnson, newly arrived in southern New Hampshire, went out for a roller ski to explore his neighborhood. “The roller skis I had were made in Finland—I don’t even remember the name of them, but they were very fast.” He started off down […]

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Grooming Snowmobiles

  By Eric Anderson Editor’s note: A snowmobile review in a cross country ski magazine? Not to worry, we haven’t changed our editorial focus. But as we move forward to continue to meet our mission of covering all facets of the sport of cross country skiing, this season we bring […]

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Unsung Heroes: American Birkebeiner Volunteers

By Lou Dzierzak Every year since 1973, come mid-February, a small, highly trained and motivated citizen army begins to stir. They come from the small communities of Cable and Hayward, Wisconsin; and across the states of Wisconsin, Minnesota and the entire Midwest to take their positions. This talented army includes […]

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