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Skiing is a sport that is accomplished on long thin boards or facsimiles made from other materials that are attached to the feet for locomotion on the snow. It is accomplished on steep inclines (downhill or alpine), flat ground (cross country) or in the performance of stunts or tricks (freestyle). The skis are waxed to make them slippery for alpine and freestyle skiing and to grip the snow in cross country to provide thrust. The skier will often use hand held “poles” to assist with balance and thrust during the activity. Skiing can be done on commercially maintained slopes or trails as well as unmarked natural snow.

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Cross country skiing can be an exciting way to enjoy the winter along trails through the woods and fields.

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Posted In Backpacks on Sunday, June 17th 2018
Cross country skiing can be an exciting way to enjoy the winter along trails through the woods and fields.