Softshell jackets are a fantastic third layer when going cross-country skiing. But many people shy away from washing their softshells for fear of ruining the garment’s breathability and water repellency. The fact is: the material can suffer if you don’t
Category: Cross-Country Skiing Equipment
Discover all you need to know about cross-country skiing equipment.
What Equipment is Needed for Cross-Country Skiing?
Confusion about equipment should never stand in the way of your cross-country experience. As a newcomer, you should embrace the sport rather than be deterred by all of the information out there. I understand how confusing the cross-country equipment selection
Do You Need to Wax Your Waxless Cross-country Skis?
Do Do you need to wax your waxless cross-country skis? In a nutshell: yes! Common sense might dictate: “Well, they’re waxless…why would I need to wax them?” The truth is, the phrase ‘waxless’ is slightly misleading! This misnomer can create
How Ski Wax Works: A Quick and Simple Guide
There are myriad benefits to using ski wax. These include greater control, a smoother glide, and increased speed. Ski wax protects the ski base from physical damage and prevents the ski base from oxidizing over time. Ski wax works by
Waxing your Cross-Country Skis: A Simple and Effective Guide
Intimidated by the whole waxing deal? Don’t be! Today I’m going to shed some light on the waxing process for cross-country skis and put the myth that waxing is complicated to bed for good! Unless you are a cross-country addict
How to Get Started Cross-Country Skiing
Want to discover serene winter landscapes while improving your cardiovascular health and wellbeing? Want to get involved in winter sports but don’t know where to start? Why not give cross-country skiing a try! Not only is it an amazing workout,
What to Wear Cross-Country Skiing
My skiing instructor passed along a piece of wisdom to me many years ago. It goes as follows: the role of cross-country skiing clothing is not merely to create warmth but is to provide protection and allow for the evaporation
How Is Cross-Country Skiing on Skin Skis?
I have heard it several times when discussing upcoming skiing vacation plans with friends: “I am done with alpine skiing, I go for cross-country skiing now.” I am not sure if you can call it a trend, but transitioning from