This story first appeared in the Early Winter 2022 issue of Cross Country Skier (41.2). We were kicking hard and gliding long on Lyle’s Loop, a trail that passes through a mountain meadow in the… Read More »Cruising Crust and Finding Community in McCall, Idaho
Cross Country Ski Destinations
Cross Country Skier, The Journal of Nordic Skiing, is proud to bring the Tour de Trail cross country ski demo series to the quiet woods of the Northeast. The format is simple and Covid compliant: Our demo trailer visits the top cross country centers throughout northern New England and New York for three weekends in late January and early February. We’ve got the latest classic, skin and skate skis from Salomon and Kästle. While you’re there, buy a raffle ticket to support the New England Nordic Ski Association’s youth programming and get a FREE base layer from Odlo plus a subscription to Cross Country Skier. Tour de Trail is made possible thanks to Salomon, Swix, Odlo and Kästle. Join us!
Western colorado’s Grand Mesa is the highest flat-topped mountain in the world. Rising to 11,000 feet where the Colorado Plateau—Edward Abbey’s country—meets the Rockies, the Mesa receives the first cut of snow from storms off… Read More »Powder Day on Colorado’s Grand Mesa
When I was a kid, my brother and I spent most winters disappearing into the woods behind our house to stomp the ice in the brook, create tree-dodging ski trails or sled at The Avalanches,… Read More »Skiing The Home Range: Adventure on Vermont’s Catamount Trail