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Forum: Nordic Skiing December 23rd 15, 01:54 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 0
Views: 7,414
Posted By Lew Lasher[_2_]
New event in Maine for blind XC skiers

Maine Adaptive Sports and Recreation is having a new event for blind/visually-impaired cross-country skiers, February 7-11, 2016. This adds to their current program for blind alpine skiers, NEVI (New...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 8th 12, 02:17 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 0
Views: 2,572
Posted By Lew Lasher[_2_]
Stowe foreclosure condo, on XC trail

One of the condominium units in my building in Stowe, Vermont is being
foreclosed on. Cross-country skiers may be interested in this condo,
because it is convenient to the two major cross-country...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 8th 12, 02:05 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 1
Views: 2,511
Posted By Lew Lasher[_2_]
Question about older Fischer S-Bounds, negative pattern

I am looking for used (metal-edged, waxless) backcountry skis. Someone
on Craigslist is offering a pair of old Fischer S-Bound skis at a very
attractive price. The width is 88/60/78, corresponding to...
Forum: Nordic Skiing January 17th 12, 12:21 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 1
Views: 3,060
Posted By Lew Lasher[_2_]
Hot new XC culture book! --NOW AVAILABLE!

On Jan 13, 3:02*pm, Jeff Potter wrote:

Here's a new XC ski culture book ...
This is the only new XC ski culture book on the market.

It's unclear what the reason is...
Forum: Nordic Skiing December 8th 10, 04:12 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 0
Views: 2,046
Posted By Lew Lasher[_2_]
Trip report - Stowe, Vermont - 8 Dec 2010

Trapp opened today with an announced 20 km. Sugar Road was tracked
and in very good condition. The race course/maze was groomed but not
tracked. It was unclear whether any trails above Picnic...
Forum: Nordic Skiing December 10th 09, 03:49 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 4
Views: 1,631
Posted By Lew Lasher[_2_]
Windblown (NH) to be redeveloped by non-profit

On Dec 10, 9:36*am, Jon wrote:

Now that the current owners of Weston Ski Track have more formally
announced that they're retiring soon, and that the younger managers
aren't...
Forum: Nordic Skiing December 7th 09, 09:58 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 21
Views: 3,915
Posted By Lew Lasher[_2_]
XC ski center: viable business?

Meanwhile, I notice, in the Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten, an
article that says (as best I can tell from my minimal reading ability
in the Norwegian language) that some places in Sweden are...
Forum: Nordic Skiing December 3rd 09, 08:10 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 21
Views: 3,915
Posted By Lew Lasher[_2_]
XC ski center: viable business?

On Dec 3, 1:40*pm, "
wrote:
Von Trapp Family Lodge appears to do VERY well as an XC ski resort.
Well, at least they started as an XC ski resort -...
Forum: Nordic Skiing December 3rd 09, 02:36 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 21
Views: 3,915
Posted By Lew Lasher[_2_]
XC ski center: viable business?

I started a discussion topic in XCSkiForum a couple of years ago about
the economics of cross-country ski areas. In general, cross-country
skiing doesn't seem to be a big money-maker. Most...
Forum: Nordic Skiing December 3rd 09, 02:17 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 4
Views: 1,631
Posted By Lew Lasher[_2_]
Windblown (NH) to be redeveloped by non-profit

I went to tonight's informational meeting.

One clarification: the non-profit organization does have tax-exempt
status now (they did not as of the writing of the master plan
document). They are...
Forum: Nordic Skiing November 30th 09, 01:19 AM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 4
Views: 1,631
Posted By Lew Lasher[_2_]
Windblown (NH) to be redeveloped by non-profit

The Windblown cross-country area in New Ipswich, New Hampshire is the
target of an ambitious new non-profit organization.

Last season, Windblown owner Al Jenks announced his plans to retire
after 38...
Forum: Nordic Skiing February 16th 09, 06:55 PM Posted to rec.skiing.nordic
Replies: 4
Views: 2,047
Posted By Lew Lasher[_2_]
Al Jenks to retire (Windblown)

I hope someone as dedicated to cross country takes over...

The Windblown Web site ( http://www.windblownxc.com/Pages/conditions.html
) gives the names and email addresses of two people to contact...
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