Keeping Fit for Snow Skiing with Nordic Walking

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Nordic Walking – Keep Fit the Fun Way

April 15, 2011 by  
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Initially developed as an off-season ski training activity and used as a dry land training technique for competitive Nordic skiers, Nordic walking has evolved into an all year round activity enjoyed by keep-fit enthusiasts around the world. Simply put, Nordic walking is a form of fitness walking using specially designed poles. Proponents of Nordic walking readily extol the health benefits of this energetic activity, which is an affordable and effective way to get an all-over workout at any time of the year, and is suitable for any age group.

Candlelight Ski-Hike-Snowshoe Event

November 23, 2009 by  
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Enchanting wooded trails – warm, cozy fires. On March 6th, 2010 the Northern Highland American Legion State Forest invites you to our annual Candlelight Ski-Hike-Snowshoe Event. Beginning at the Clear Lake Ranger Station, in Woodruff, WI, parts of the Raven trail system will be lit by hundreds of flickering candles. Participants can enjoy a 1.5- […]

Winter Candlelight Hike and Ski 2010

November 17, 2009 by  
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With more than two hundred tiki torches lighting the way, skiing and hiking enthusiasts will be able to explore the slopes of the Kohler-Andrae State Park at the Winter Candlelight Hike and Ski 2010. Family and friends can enjoy this rare opportunity from 6 – 9 pm, and no sleds or pets are allowed, to […]

Showdown

February 9, 2009 by  
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Montana’s Showdown Ski Area, situated in the Lewis And Clark National Forest of the Little Belt Mountains, was opened in 1936 and through the decades has made a great name for itself. Renowned for its exquisite natural snow, beautiful scenery, nonexistent lift lines and warm friendly atmosphere, Showdown Ski Area is the ideal get away […]

Pajarito Mountain

February 9, 2009 by  
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A mid-sized resort situated just west of Los Alamos, Pajarito Mountain Ski Area is a great place to take the family for a winter vacation. There are plenty of great trails with varied terrain, comfortable lodging and high-quality instruction. It’s the perfect place have some high-altitude fun. The resort is situated just 1 410 ft […]

Solitude Mountain

February 9, 2009 by  
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Renowned as a family destination, Solitude Mountain Resort has 64 runs in 1 200 acres, offering ski terrain for people of all ability levels. The stunning landscape of Solitude Mountain receives more than 500 inches of snow each year on its 2 047 feet vertical, so you are guaranteed to have amazing skiing conditions. Varied […]

Sundance Resort

February 9, 2009 by  
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Sundance Resort, founded in 1969 by Robert Redford, provides travelers with an unique experience, an intriguing combination of recreation, nature and art. Situated at the base of Mount Timpanogos, not far from Utah’s Park City, Sundance Resort is a year-round destination surrounded by 5,000 acres of beautiful wilderness. Skiers and Snowboarders can glide down Sundance […]

Cerro Bayo

February 9, 2009 by  
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A more scenic ski resort would be hard to find. Cerro Bayo in Argentina’s Lakes District is surrounded by forests and has a wonderful view of Lake Nahuel Huapi. Just five miles from the lovely town of Villa de Angostura in the Province of Neuquen, Cerro Bayo Ski Resort is a small ski resort that […]

Lagunillas

February 9, 2009 by  
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Lagunillas in Chile is a popular little ski resort with families because of its friendly and relaxed atmosphere, and also because it is quite an inexpensive ski resort. Located near the picturesque town of San Jose de Maipo in the of the province of Cordillera, Lagunillas lies to the southeast of Santiago. The resort is […]

Health Fitness

February 9, 2009 by  
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Get ready for your skiing winter vacation through the summer by keeping fit. Your skiing muscles need to be kept well toned with exercise if you are to enjoy your ski vacation to its fullest. Now is the time to enjoy the great summer sunshine and train for the skiing ahead. Most regular skiers opt […]

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