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<br /> JAN FEB 2012<br /> VOL 31.3<br /> A YEAR ON THE<br /> WORLDLOPPET TRAIL<br /> SKIING WITH THE STARS<br /> BEAUTIFUL<br /> BRITISH COLUMBIA<br /> NIPIKA MOUNTAIN RESORT<br /> TAHOE TAKE TWO<br /> CCS | JAN FEB 2012 1<br /> *Rates subject to availability. Rates do not include tax and are based on double occupancy in a Fairmont Room (mountain view).<br /> Two night minimum stay required. Cross country ski tour and/or lesson are per person/per stay. Cross country ski rental is per person/per stay.<br /> 2 CCS | JAN FEB 2012<br /> JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2012<br /> VOLUME 31, Issue 3<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 Hosting OldCabin<br /> <a title="JanFeb 2012 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9a59ab9?page=1"> JAN FEB 2012 VOL 31.3 A YEAR ON THE WOR</a> <a title="JanFeb 2012 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9a59ab9?page=2"> *Rates subject to availability. Rate</a> <a title="JanFeb 2012 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9a59ab9?page=3"> JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2012 VOLUME 31, Issue 3 </a> <a title="JanFeb 2012 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9a59ab9?page=4"> HOLIDAY & ALL-OCCASION CARDS SPECIAL HOLIDAY O</a> <a title="JanFeb 2012 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9a59ab9?page=5"> 300+ INCHES OF SNOW PER YEAR. OVER 90 KM OF GROOM</a> <a title="JanFeb 2012 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9a59ab9?page=6"> THE JOURNAL OF NORDIC SKIING JANUARY FEBRUARY </a> <a title="JanFeb 2012 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9a59ab9?page=7"> 36 NIPIKA MOUNTAIN RESORT 32 Bc BEAUTIFUL </a> <a title="JanFeb 2012 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9a59ab9?page=8"> GROWING THE SPORT COULD A U.S. WORLD CUP BE THE T</a> <a title="JanFeb 2012 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a9a59ab9?page=9"> ... 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