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Today was the coldest day I can remember at Fall Camp in West Yellowstone. The thermometer says it was not too bad, at -9F (-23C). But the wind never let up. Put the two together and you were quickly at the off-ramp to Frozenville.How to dress for a da...

Today was the coldest day I can remember at Fall Camp in West Yellowstone. The thermometer says it was not too bad, at -9F (-23C). But the wind never let up. Put the two together and you were quickly at the off-ramp to Frozenville.How to dress for a da...

XCFeedsSnow time

chrisNovember 20, 2010

Rush hour, West Yellowstone, November.Today I leave for West Yellowstone and a week on snow.In the past few months, I have rollerskied along the Summit County bike path in Breckenridge, up Lefthand Canyon outside Boulder, got kicked out of a private ho...

XCFeedsSnow time

chrisNovember 20, 2010

Rush hour, West Yellowstone, November.Today I leave for West Yellowstone and a week on snow.In the past few months, I have rollerskied along the Summit County bike path in Breckenridge, up Lefthand Canyon outside Boulder, got kicked out of a private ho...

It was a lovely morning for skate skiing again today at Alta, Utah. When we arrived at 8a, the temp was 19F, the sun was bright, there was no wind and we had fresh corduroy.There is at least a four foot base on the Alta transfer tow, so snow will be ar...

It was a lovely morning for skate skiing again today at Alta, Utah. When we arrived at 8a, the temp was 19F, the sun was bright, there was no wind and we had fresh corduroy.There is at least a four foot base on the Alta transfer tow, so snow will be ar...

Sweden's Vasaloppet is considered the largest Nordic race in the world. The big deal is the 90K classic mass start at the end of the week. But there are several races over the week leading up to that, including the world's largest female-only race, a t...

Sweden's Vasaloppet is considered the largest Nordic race in the world. The big deal is the 90K classic mass start at the end of the week. But there are several races over the week leading up to that, including the world's largest female-only race, a t...

Classic technique for 90K, 57,000 registered skiers. Welcome to the 2010 Vasaloppet week.A lot of folks need wax help. Toko is the wax supplier, providing assistance to anyone who needs it, from the start line through every feed station.Getting fresh k...

Classic technique for 90K, 57,000 registered skiers. Welcome to the 2010 Vasaloppet week.A lot of folks need wax help. Toko is the wax supplier, providing assistance to anyone who needs it, from the start line through every feed station.Getting fresh k...

A few days ago I was planning to post about how great it was to be following the Olympics from Sweden. We are 7 hours ahead of Vancouver, so everything xc ski race is live in the evening, from around 5 P.M. to 11 P.M. No commercials and complete start-...

A few days ago I was planning to post about how great it was to be following the Olympics from Sweden. We are 7 hours ahead of Vancouver, so everything xc ski race is live in the evening, from around 5 P.M. to 11 P.M. No commercials and complete start-...

XCFeedsIn Falun

chrisFebruary 18, 2010

We made it to Falun, Sweden, for the Masters World Cup. A bit of a rocky start, as the airline lost one of my bags in Chicago, so I spent the first day here skiing in the same clothes I had worn for about 24 hours of travel. Tried to not go too hard, a...

XCFeedsIn Falun

chrisFebruary 18, 2010

We made it to Falun, Sweden, for the Masters World Cup. A bit of a rocky start, as the airline lost one of my bags in Chicago, so I spent the first day here skiing in the same clothes I had worn for about 24 hours of travel. Tried to not go too hard, a...

I’m headed to Sweden to ski race! I have dreamed of doing a big Scandinavian race for years, with the Swedish Vasaloppet or the Norwegian Birkebeiner at the top of my wish list.This year’s Masters World Cup (MWC) seems the perfect fit. The MWC is i...

I’m headed to Sweden to ski race! I have dreamed of doing a big Scandinavian race for years, with the Swedish Vasaloppet or the Norwegian Birkebeiner at the top of my wish list.This year’s Masters World Cup (MWC) seems the perfect fit. The MWC is i...

I’m headed to Sweden to ski race! I have dreamed of doing a big Scandinavian race for years, with the Swedish Vasaloppet or the Norwegian Birkebeiner at the top of my wish list.This year’s Masters World Cup (MWC) seems the perfect fit. The MWC is i...

It has been a tradition for my wife, Stefani, and I to finish up Fall Camp at West Yellowstone by skiing into the park on the Riverside Trail. A walk of two blocks leads to the edge of town and the Park boundary. From there, a narrow groomed track lead...

It has been a tradition for my wife, Stefani, and I to finish up Fall Camp at West Yellowstone by skiing into the park on the Riverside Trail. A walk of two blocks leads to the edge of town and the Park boundary. From there, a narrow groomed track lead...