A practical, illustrated guide to the basics of cross-country skiing from a member of the Professional Ski Instructors of America. Includes sensible practice activities for each technique and suggests solutions for common problems.
Building Skills for Fun and Fitness ~ As a certified instructor, Steve Hindman shares the same techniques he teaches on the snow, whether you're setting out for a city park, looking for family fun at a groomed ski area or heading into the back country to set your own track.
Snowshoeing is a great way to get around in winter. With no fancy techniques or complex theories, this book is the perfect introduction to this refreshingly uncomplicated winter pastime and includes advanced skills used in snowshoe running, racing and winter back country travel.
The Skier's and Boarder's Guide to Strength and Conditioning ~ Hit the slopes with greater strength, balance and endurance than ever before. Whether you’re a weekend warrior or an advanced athlete, this book helps you create the ideal conditioning program for your body and your needs.
Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan and Ontario ~ Embrace winter with this guidebook of 61 cross-country ski trails in the Lake Superior Basin. Each tour includes a map, contact information and a description of the trail. A great guide for anyone – novice and expert.
Got cabin fever? Why not ski, slide, skate or snowmobile? Then warm some cocoa and find yourself a crackling fireplace. Featuring winter weekend excitement throughout the Badger State, with 21 itineraries showing you what to see and do, and where to eat and sleep. Also includes listings of winter festivals statewide.
Homespun Adventures for Family Fun ~ A cold-weather-themed activity treasury for kids and caregivers features a variety of indoor and outdoor suggestions from ice skating and snowball fights to making toffee apples and snowshoes.
Gear Up & Discover the Wonders of Winter on Snowshoes ~ This author insists if you can walk, you can snowshoe. She takes you, step-by-step, through the basics so you’ll feel at ease, whether you’re tramping across an open meadow or an urban park.
Break through to the next level of ski performance with renowned instructor, coach and ski technique expert Ron LeMaster. Learn how skis interact with the snow and how best to manipulate your skis, boots and poles on the steepest slopes, in monster mogul fields and through the deepest powder.