Friday, January 25, 2008

Get Started Cross-Country Skiing

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by Allen Thomas

"Snow came early and came deep this winter in the Cascade Mountains - making it an ideal year to learn to cross-country ski.

"This is an incredible year, with incredible gobs of snow,'' said Julius Dalzell, a member of the Portland chapter of the Oregon Nordic Club. "There are so many reasons to cross-country. Most of us appreciate the beauty of the sport. You're out there, the snow is falling lightly, it's tremendous.''

Getting started in cross-country skiing is not hard or expensive... "

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