A highlight of the cross-country season is the annual Ski Fest in early January, when more than 100 ski areas in 22 states and three Canadian provinces offer special incentives for first-time skiers. These include free introductory lessons, discount trail passes, and reduced-fee or free rentals. For information on locations, call Ski Fest at (603) 239-8888 .


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The ancient grandfather of alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, is alive, healthy, and more popular than at any time in his 4,000-year history. True, no longer…

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European tourist offices can provide you with general information, as well as specific information about individual resorts. Contact them at: Austrian tourist…

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Low Intermediate: Is beginning to link parallel turns and can actually ski and stop with only minor problems. Recommended skiing: Green and blue trails. Should…