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Title:
The essential cross-country skier : a step-by-step guide
Author:
Petersen, Paul, 1958-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Camden, Me. : Ragged Mountain Press/McGraw-Hill, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xi, 164 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Subject Term:
ISBN:
9780070496255
Format :
Book

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Central Library GV855.3 .P48 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks
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Summary

Summary

Brings together the combined expertise of one of the cross-country skiing instructors. This title gives you the information you need to get started: choosing the right skis, boots, and poles; where to find the best trails; what to wear for comfort and warmth; as well as tips on safety.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Part 1
1 Enjoying the Winter Environment
2 First Strides
3 Beyond the Basics
4 Dressing for Success
5 What Skis to Buy?
6 Adding Adventure to Your Skiing
Part 2 Cross-Country Skiing 201: Expanding Your Skills
7 Ski Skating
8 Telemark Skiing
9 Backcountry Skiing
10 Emergency Preparedness
11 Training and Racing, by John Morton
12 Waxing and Ski Maintenance
Appendix: U.S. and Canadian Cross-Country Ski Areas
Index

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