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Skiing offered on Caribbean cruise ship
Skiing offered on Caribbean cruise ship

Skiing offered on Caribbean cruise ship

4/1/2011 - By Penny Stamp

The Iglucruise features a 150 metre ski slope on the top deck. At the foot of the ski slope there is a hot tub and après-ski bar. Ski and boot hire is included for all guests.

The importance of structure

3/31/2011 - By Garrott Kuzzy

I was feeling great. Unfortunately, as we got into the woods, the snow changed from dry and wind-blown, to wet and soggy.

Summer Ski Prep

3/28/2011 - By Swix

New summer prep products for Fluor users, plus advice for everyone.

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Something different: Boy Scout sled waxing!
Something different: Boy Scout sled waxing!

Something different: Boy Scout sled waxing!

3/24/2011 - By Ian Harvey

I then cautioned them that they no longer had a pulk sled, but rather a rocketship and to be careful because the thing was going to slide a whole lot faster than they thought it would...

Something different: Canoe waxing!
Something different: Canoe waxing!

Something different: Canoe waxing!

3/23/2011 - By Eric Fraser

Although ski wax is designed for skiing, there are some who use it for activities that are completely different. An unwaxed canoe can require a bull weight of over 50 pounds compared to a well waxed canoe which can require less than 13 pounds.

Three things that you need to get right to have really good skis

3/16/2011 - By Ian Harvey

The three big factors are ski selection, structure, and wax. Sometimes one of these factors plays a more influential role than the others, but in general, in order to have decent skis, you can't miss on any of the three.

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Choosing the right ski for the West Yellowstone Rendezvous

3/15/2011 - By Jason Travis

In cross country ski racing, you can be the most fit, have the most savy, eat the best foods, use the best wax, have all the best equipment and get your butt kicked if you choose the wrong skis.

Oslo: A debrief
Oslo: A debrief

Oslo: A debrief

3/11/2011 - By Rick Halling

We called Atomic’s Nordic Race Director, the outrageous Roman Toferer, to get his perspectives on what it is like to be a technician at the World Championships.

One Way launches line of cross country skis and boots in 2012

3/11/2011 - By One Way

ONE WAY is launching a full range of Cross-Country skis and boots from 2012 and joins Salomon SNS system as for partner for the Cross-Country binding.

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Fluorocarbons waxes are a skier’s best friend
Fluorocarbons waxes are a skier’s best friend

Fluorocarbons waxes are a skier’s best friend

2/22/2011 - By Swix

The benefits of pure Fluoros increase as the length of race increases, humidity/water increases or dirt increases. It should be noted that in most every condition any FC Top Coat is better than using no FC Top Coat

Human Powered Trail Grooming launches Classic Track Setter
Human Powered Trail Grooming launches Classic Track Setter

Human Powered Trail Grooming launches Classic Track Setter

2/21/2011 - By Peter Foley

Human Powered Trail Grooming announced today that it has begun selling a classic track setter for those who want to groom their own ski trails but don’t have access to a snowmobile or mechanized groomer.

New Atomic World Cup HT Skate Ski
New Atomic World Cup HT Skate Ski

New Atomic World Cup HT Skate Ski

2/18/2011 - By Mark Waechter

Atomic is bringing a new skate ski to the table that should have everyone licking their chops. Atomic calls it the World Cup HT skate ski. The new ski isn’t just a tweaked version of their all-around favorite, but a whole new ski.

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UPCOMING NON-RACE EVENTS

SUN, DEC 10, 2017

Hill bounding (if no snow)
Gilbert Willis Park, Wixom, MI

WED, DEC 13, 2017

Cross-Country Ski lessons at Huron Meadows
Huron Meadows Metropark, Brighton, MI

SAT, DEC 16, 2017

Michigan Tech CCSA Race & CXC Junior Cup (Junior National Qualifier)
Michigan Tech Trails, Houghton, MI

Lakes of the North Freestyle
Lakes of the North, Mancelona, MI

Trapper Santa at the Cabin!
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

Free Cross Country Ski Lesson
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

SUN, DEC 17, 2017

Michigan Tech CCSA Race & CXC Junior Cup (Junior National Qualifier)
Michigan Tech Trails, Houghton, MI

Forbush Time Trial
Forbush Corner, Frederic, MI

More events...

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