Cross-country skiing

If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em, that’s what I always say.  In spite of earlier setbacks, I decided to give cross-country skiing another chance.  A downhill skier at heart, cross-country strikes me as challenging because the boot is only attached at the toe, giving one much less capacity to turn.  But it is a good alternative to hiking when you’ve had, oh, 33 cm (13 in) of snow.  Join me!


I didn’t fall off the bridge! Success number 1


The creek


Lots of fun paths to explore on ski


Yay forest!


Lovely hemlocks



I don’t know why these trees are girdled…it’s a mystery

IMG_7128 IMG_7129 IMG_7135 IMG_7138 Boot shot!

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Who ever said there is no colour in winter?

IMG_7145 IMG_7146 IMG_7150 IMG_7153 IMG_7169 IMG_7175 IMG_7176 IMG_7178Thanks for keeping me company!  Come again soon.  🙂


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  1. Pingback: The virtues of a cold winter | standingoutinmyfield

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