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.
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- […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]