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<br /> DEC 2012<br /> VOL 32.2<br /> FINE ART<br /> NEW HAMPSHIRE<br /> SKIING SINGLETRACK<br /> SKI ORIENTEERING<br /> CCS | DEC 2012 1<br /> 2 CCS | DEC 2012<br /> (And we haven't even mentioned the après-ski.)<br /> For a True North skiing experience, come to Traverse City<br /> where the fun doesn't stop at trail's end.<br /> FINE DINING | WINE TASTING | MICROBREWERIES<br /> ECLECTIC BOUTIQUES & SPECIALTY SHOPS | COZY LODGING<br /> TraverseCity.com | 800-TRAVERSE | facebook.com/VisitTraverseC ity True North<br /> True Excitement<br /> DECEMBER 2012 • VOLUME 32, Issue 2<br /> www.crosscountryskier.com<br /> CCS STAFF<br /> Publisher/Editor Ron Bergin<br /> Associate Editor Lou Dzierzak<br /> Copy Editor Dean Woodbeck<br /> Art Director Tori Hutchens<br /> Webmaster Tim Gavigan<br /> Web <a title="December 2012 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=1"> DEC 2012 VOL 32.2 FINE ART NEW HAMPSHIRE SKIING S</a> <a title="December 2012 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=2"> 2 CCS | DEC 2012</a> <a title="December 2012 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=3"> (And we haven't even mentioned the après-ski.) </a> <a title="December 2012 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=4"> OCTOBER 2010 VOLUME 30, ISSUE 1 THE JOU</a> <a title="December 2012 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=5"> 300+ INCHES OF SNOW PER YEAR. 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Hith</a> <a title="December 2012 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=18"> and took us right to the stolen money.” As Hol</a> <a title="December 2012 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=19"> wife did improve while at Davos, and Conan Doyle </a> <a title="December 2012 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=20"> that Tobias Branger and his brother Johannes had </a> <a title="December 2012 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=21"> published “The Final Problem,” a Sherlock H</a> <a title="December 2012 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=22"> Chewuch Inn 800.747.3107 www.ChewuchInn.com</a> <a title="December 2012 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=23"> CCS | DEC 2012 23</a> <a title="December 2012 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=24"> the fine art of skiing </a> <a title="December 2012 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=25"> the fine art of skiing be ordered online,</a> <a title="December 2012 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=26"> the fine art of skiing Katie George Ka</a> <a title="December 2012 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=27"> the fine art of skiing </a> <a title="December 2012 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=28"> the fine art of skiing Leading th</a> <a title="December 2012 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=29"> the fine art of skiing </a> <a title="December 2012 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=30"> by Erika Mennerick, DC see it all the time: peo</a> <a title="December 2012 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=31"> dorsiflexion or “shin angle” and often lack endur</a> <a title="December 2012 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=32"> Nordic Converts: By Aaron H. Bible Each year, </a> <a title="December 2012 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=33"> “[People] see either the incredibly fit athlete co</a> <a title="December 2012 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=34"> Nordic Converts: By Tim Hauserman A steady str</a> <a title="December 2012 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=35"> certainly not something you want to do every day.</a> <a title="December 2012 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=36"> BEYOND BY JEFF POTTER GROOMING: A NEW NORDIC</a> <a title="December 2012 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=37"> Change in the Air So, let’s re-visualize the un</a> <a title="December 2012 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=38"> Ski Orienteering Getting Cross Country Skiers on </a> <a title="December 2012 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=39"> compared to summer orienteering races, navigat</a> <a title="December 2012 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=40"> PINE HILL XC SKI CLUB New London, New Hampshire B</a> <a title="December 2012 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=41"> people who want to take their dogs out for a wint</a> <a title="December 2012 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=42"> celebrating all things cross country skiing. 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YOU’LL LOVE-IT THE UNIQUE</a> <a title="December 2012 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=53"> CCS | DEC 2012 53</a> <a title="December 2012 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=54"> by Jon Pensak SUE (LONG) WEYMSS, One Tough Gal </a> <a title="December 2012 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=55"> “Mental Toughness Training for Cross Countr</a> <a title="December 2012 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=56"> KIRKWOOD CROSS COUNTRY SKI & SNOWSHOE KIRKWOOD CA</a> <a title="December 2012 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=57"> MAPLELAG MAPLELAG MINNESOTA VOTED #1 XC SKI RESOR</a> <a title="December 2012 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=58"> 58 CCS | DEC 2 MT. WASHINGTON VALLEY NEW HA</a> <a title="December 2012 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=59"> Jackson Ski Touring Foundation It would not be </a> <a title="December 2012 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=60"> in pulling together the area’s cross country ski </a> <a title="December 2012 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=61"> A regular local event the White Mountain Classic</a> <a title="December 2012 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=62"> The Great Glen trails were built in 1994 with pro</a> <a title="December 2012 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=63"> the reality of the return on investment and the a</a> <a title="December 2012 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=64"> wanted to do. But when the word got out that </a> <a title="December 2012 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=65"> and thoroughly functional. On the second st</a> <a title="December 2012 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=66"> Bear Notch Ski Touring Center Skiing th</a> <a title="December 2012 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=67"> woods, challenging hills up into the nearby White</a> <a title="December 2012 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=68"> Vermont's Ripton Plateau Home of the Rikert Nord</a> <a title="December 2012 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=69"> THE RACE TRAIL Officially, it's the Tormondsen Fam</a> <a title="December 2012 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=70"> Taking a Tour in the Bob Marshall Wilderness </a> <a title="December 2012 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=71"> he bought his first pair of skis the next day, and</a> <a title="December 2012 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=72"> settle down for the night on the North Fork of th</a> <a title="December 2012 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=73"> hunter, he says: “I never thought I’d be pissed t</a> <a title="December 2012 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=74"> HIDDENGEM by Peter Minnich THE UPPER NANAMOCOMUC</a> <a title="December 2012 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=75"> A relaxing lunch break in the spring sun at the P</a> <a title="December 2012 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=76"> TEACHING CROSS COUNTRY SKIING By Bridget Duoos an</a> <a title="December 2012 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=77"> BEST BACKCOUNTRY SKIING IN THE NORTHEAST By David</a> <a title="December 2012 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=78"> FACT OR FICTION REVIVED FILMS (DVD) Is it fact or</a> <a title="December 2012 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=79"> THE GREATEST LAKE: STORIES FROM LAKE SUPERIOR’S N</a> <a title="December 2012 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=80"> HATCHED TO LIGHT The City of Lakes Lumin</a> <a title="December 2012 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=81"> melted away the course before skiers had the chan</a> <a title="December 2012 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=82"> Vermont's Ripton Plateau Home of the Rikert Nordi</a> <a title="December 2012 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=83"> from page 65 Paddling has been a very succe</a> <a title="December 2012 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=84"> The editors of Cross Country Skier receive a stea</a> <a title="December 2012 page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=85"> Nutrition PROMAX CRUNCH Promax Crunch offers a ne</a> <a title="December 2012 page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=86"> NIKWAX BASEFRESH BaseFresh is a deodorizing condi</a> <a title="December 2012 page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=87"> THE LAVA SEAT The LavaSeat, from California Innov</a> <a title="December 2012 page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=88"> CALIFORNIA Bear Valley Cross Country Nestled in t</a> <a title="December 2012 page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=89"> VERMONT Viking Nordic Center 39 km of classic and</a> <a title="December 2012 page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=90"> THE ANSWER TO OUR HEALTH CARE AND ECONOMIC CRISIS</a> <a title="December 2012 page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=91"> from page 90 </a> <a title="December 2012 page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/9c7faeee?page=92"> 92 CCS | DEC 2012</a>