January/February 2008

It started in 1973 with only 53 skiers, including those who participated in its half-distance version. The Birkie, as it affectionately known, has come a long way, now annually attracting 6,500 or more skiers. Read more . . .

It would not be an overstatement to say that the state of Idaho has some of the best cross country skiing in the country. Here's a whirlwind tour visiting several of the Gem State’s top Nordic skiing venues. Read more . . .

The pay to play business model works -- from non-profit organizations to business relationship between resort owners, ski trail systems have honed financial business models to create stable long-term revenue streams. Read more . . .


Other Features (Read them all in the printed magazine)

  • The Skiing Prime Minister
  • Snowshoes Today
  • The Advocate's Corner
  • Payette Lakes Nordic Club
  • Fireside: Muffy Ritz

Master's World Cup Headed to McCall

Event Profile: The Birkie Turns 35

Competitive Edge

Regional Updates

Athletic Imagery Method

Just Ski -- and the Training Will Come

Mid-Life Makeover

Going the Marathon Distance

Factory Team Training Tips