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Reasons to Try Cross-Country Skiing

While it may not get as much attention as downhill (alpine) skiing or snowboarding, cross-country skiing is the foundation upon which many snow sports have been built.
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Reasons to Try Cross-Country Skiing

  1. 1. Reasons to Try Cross-Country Skiing Ragnar Horn Sport
  2. 2. While it may not get as much attention as downhill (alpine) skiing or snowboarding, cross- country skiing is the foundation upon which many snow sports have been built. Those who've tried it find themselves coming back to it, many for the following reasons. No Waiting Ski centres that offer cross-country trails tend to be less crowded than their downhill counterparts, and that's mostly because there are no waiting lines for the lift to get skiers up the slope. Great Workout Skiing across the open country takes a lot of effort and is quite tiring; it’s a cardiovascular workout that makes full use of the arms, legs and core. PAGE 2 Reasons to Try Cross-Country Skiing
  3. 3. PAGE 3 Comfortable Boots The boots used for cross-country skiing are more comfortable compared to the rigid ski boots used for downhill skiing. At the end of the day, your feet will be thanking you. Safety Compared to other snow sports, cross-country skiing is quite safe. There's the occasional fall of course, which is typical for any beginner, but generally it is less risky. Wholesome Fun Many cross-country ski trails can accommodate bringing along a dog for the experience, or even enjoying the day with multiple friends and family members.
  4. 4. Ragnar Horn To learn more about cross-country skiing, visit the blog of former cross-country racer Ragnar Horn.

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