Cross-country Ski Web Sites
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- New England Nordic Ski
Association. "New England Nordic Ski Association (NENSA) was
incorporated in 1995 and has taken a proactive role in developing nordic
skiing throughout New England."
- Sunday River Cross Country Ski
Center, Bethel, Maine. "Sunday River Cross Country Center, located in
the western mountains of Maine, is the ideal spot for a Winter outing whether
it be for the day, week, or weekend. Our staff is ready to welcome you, answer
your questions, and give guidance on clothing, equipment, and trail
- North Star Ski Touring Club.
"Located in the Twin Cities, Minnesota. They are nearly 1500 members strong
and are active with trail clearing and development, and have an extensive
- Lone Mountain Ranch
is in our Nature"
"Located in its private valley in the mountains of
southwest Montana, close to Yellowstone National Park, Lone Mountain Ranch
provides quality cross country ski vacation packages to folks from all over
the world. Seven day vacation packages include airport transfers, seven
nights lodging, all meals, the use of the Ranch's professionally groomed 65km
trail system, a sleigh ride dinner at the North Fork Cabin and evening
Naturalist guided ski tours to view Yellowstone's geysers and wildlife are
a highlight. Lessons, rentals (snowshoes and skis) available. Separate
snowshoe trails. 80% of our winter guests are either return guests or referred
by other guests! Join us and find out why."
Comment: Visit the Lone Mountain Ranch Web site. If you cross
country ski, you will be tempted to visit
- The Balsams Grand Resort Hotel,
White Mountains, New Hampshire. "In winter The BALSAMS Wilderness, known as
"one of the twelve poshest ski hotels in the world", provides guests with an
on-site alpine ski area offering 13 trails on two slopes, a snowboarding
half-pipe and full service base lodge; a 76 kilometer cross country trail
system; snowshoe trails; ice skating; a natural history program with guided
tours; three rooms of live entertainment; plus a variety of events to include
lectures, games and contests, concerts, movies and nightclub shows." If you,
dear reader, are an editor from a travel magazine, I would be pleased to
review this resort for you. Max Lent .
- Cross Country Skiing at Waterville
Valley, New Hampshire. "Selected by Snow Country Magazine as
'one of the top 10 Cross Country Ski Resorts in North America,' Waterville
Valley shines as the most complete cross country ski resort in New England."
- Great Glen Trails,
Mt. Washington, New Hampshire. "Great winters mean cross country skiing,
snowshoeing, kicksledding and skating. Combine our snowmaking, full service
rental shop, incredible grooming, ski school, child care, wicked friendly
staff, and a modern timber frame base lodge that's a work of art in itself -
and what you have is the Northeast's finest nordic touring center. Our 40 km
of trails offer something for everyone, whether it's classical, skate or back
Winter programs include guided wildlife tours, moonlight events, our Nordic
Meisters series, and other special offerings."
Nordic Ski Club Home Page. "The Cayuga Nordic Ski Club's purpose is
"the promotion and encouragement of Nordic skiing as a sport, healthful
exercise, recreational activity and as a means of enjoying the outdoors." To
achieve this purpose, the club organizes Nordic skiing events suitable for
skiers of all abilities. These include tours, ski technique clinics, waxing
clinics, races, etc. The club also promotes the exchange of information on ski
trails and snow conditions in areas around Ithaca, NY."
- Osceola Tug
Hill X-Country Ski Center. Great trails, lots
of snow, friendly management, and a hot stove. What more can you ask
for. This is probably the best place to X-Country ski in New York and
maybe the northeast.
- Rochester, NY Cross/Country Ski Areas.
- Upstate New York
Region XC Ski Conditions. "This page is constructed by Kurt Ries, with
the assistance of fellow cross country skiers." Kurt's Web page is a valuable
resource that deserves your support. The next time you go out skiing report
the conditions to Kurt so that he can post them on his page.
- Winona Lodge. "Winona Lodge is in the heart of Tug Hill, a
snow-belt area of upstate New York that receives over 300" of snow a year! We
are located at the tourathon trails, a 50 km network of free groomed
cross-country ski trails in the Winona State Forest, a perfect setting for
your next Nordic ski adventure."
- The Craftsbury Outdoor Center.
Craftsbury Common, Vermont. "Over 60 miles of groomed, cross country ski
trails traverse some of the most beautiful countryside in the Northeast. Here
in the highlands of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom, the snow is abundant from
December through March. We operate a full service ski center with ski
equipment rental, sales and a ski school with guide service."
Skiing at Prospect Mountain in Woodford, VT. "Prospect Mountain
maintains 30+ kilometers of trails that are used for hiking, mountain biking,
and trail running throughout the summer and autumn seasons.
When the snow begins to fall the trails are expertly groomed for both skate
and classical cross-country skiing. Most trails have tracks set on either side
with a wide skating lane in the center. Trail difficulties range from beginner
to extreme expert.
There is an extensive backcountry trail system which extends from Prospect's
trails through the Green Mountain National Forest. Check in the Ski/Sports
Shop for information about the wilderness trails."
- Trapp Family Lodge Cross/Country
Ski Center. Stowe Vermont. Friends have described delightful
accommodations and beautifully groomed trails at the Trapp Family Lodge. Yes,
this is the Trapp family portrayed in the movie Sound of Music.
- Madnorski. "This
page is devoted to Nordic skiing. It contains ski reports and events in
Wisconsin. In addition, there are links off to other nordic skiing pages on
the net." Visit their reports pages. The stories are worth reading.