• Tag: skiing

    Stowe, Vermont: An Eastern states Nordic Mecca

    Route 108—The Mountain Road—winds its way out of Stowe Village passing ski-inspired (or dependent) business after ski-inspired business. Between Stowe Mountain Resort’s alpine hill and exceptional cross country terrain, skiing drives this Vermont town’s economy. It’s a tourist town. On busy winter weekends traffic at the three-way stop can back all […]

    Bretton Woods Nordic Center, Bretton Woods, New Hampshire

    Situated near the top of Crawford Notch along Route 302 in north-central New Hampshire, the Bretton Woods Nordic Center offers skiing with the magnificent backdrop of Mount Washington. One hundred kilometers of groomed trails wind around a golf course, through forested land and along streams for a selection of skate […]

    Skiing the Nordmarka

    I knew it would be easy, I just didn’t know it would be this easy. As a Vermonter living in Norway for a year, I’m continually impressed with the investment this country has made in public recreation, and at this time of year, it’s abundantly obvious that access to skiing […]

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    Intensity Training

    By Garrott Kuzzy Incorporating intensity into your training is a great way to improve your skiing. Ski training is based on the theory of stress and recovery. Intensity training stresses your body and breaks down your muscles, and recovery helps build your body back stronger than before. Knowing how to […]