The Vasa board will launch an instructional program for area Nordic skiers called “MeSki” starting January 2 at 6:30 p.m. under the lights of groomed trails at Timber Ridge Resort in Traverse City. The program is free to skiers who have pre-register.
But rollerski wheels don’t like to slide sideways at an angle to the direction of travel. So, a real snow plow is not possible. There are, however, a couple of ways to use the snow plow concept to slow yourself on rollerskis.
It is a winter wonderland in West Yellowstone, Mont., and the official start of the Yellowstone Ski Festival is just days away. The Rendezvous Ski Trails are groomed and in “race ski” shape, and many skiers have already arrived to get on snow.
There is snow on the ground in West Yellowstone, and now is a great time to check out the ski clinic options. This year the Yellowstone Ski Festival and Lone Mountain Ranch have partnered to offer two full days of ski-specific kids clinics.