We bought our daughter her first pair of skis before she could walk. Of course, she didn’t actually start skiing until she was almost three, but we were anxious! By ski, I mean short distances, no hills, and no corners. We started slow. We learned to enjoy the sight of chickadees flitting from tree to […]Read more "Teach Your Kids to Cross-Country Ski"
Have a great ski. Enjoy your day. Thanks! Simple words; simply polite. Even a smile or a nod goes a long way. It’s amazing how many people we pass on ski trails can’t be bothered with the pleasantries of trail etiquette; let alone be willing to move from two or three abreast to single file […]Read more "Trail Etiquette"
Although the temperature was hovering at 14 F (-10 C), wind chill had us bundling up with scarves and balaclavas – the perfect Christmas gift – as we prepped for a short New Year ski. When time is limited, we often slide down the valley for a shuffle on groomed cross-country ski trails. Skinny ski […]Read more "Cross-country Skiing"
Snow and ice tend to slow down hiking in the winter months, but only just a little. Hiking tends to morph into other silent sports such as winter walking, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing. So what do you need to know and what gear should you have in order to enjoy “hiking” in the winter? Winter […]Read more "Winter Hiking"