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Winter Trip to the Canadian Rockies

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We originally had made plans to go to Lake Placid in mid-December for a little Winter ski vacation. We had plans later in the Winter to head to Arizona for a week, so we needed to get a little Winter-fix before going to some warmer climate. Planning a ski vacation to the Adirondacks in December …

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Winter Cross-Training & Vacation 2014- Stowe, VT

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We decided to change things up a bit this Winter. We have been spending our Winter vacations in Lake Placid, NY for the past several years. This year we decided to give Stowe, VT a try mostly because they had much more kilometers of skate skiing trails than what LP has and I was starting …

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Lake Placid Winter 2013-Day 3-Just Chillin’

We decided to eat in for breakfast this morning. I fueled up with a large bowl of Flax Plus Oatmeal and some blended berries from the Magic Bullet. I was not able to make my usual breakfast smoothie since I forgot to get some bananas the day before. Regardless it was a good replacement. I …

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What is Skate Skiing Anyway?

Many times when I tell people that we are heading to Lake Placid to skate skiing they are not really sure what that is. When people think of cross-country skiing, they think of what is known as classic style which consists of lifting the heel and sliding the ski forward usually maintaining constant contact with …

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Lake Placid Winter Vacation 2011–Day 2

To start off our week we headed to our favorite breakfast spot, Chair 6. The food there is just great and the breakfasts are just fabulous. I do miss the more casual atmosphere that the place used to have, but hey the food is still good so I will just have suck it up. We …

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Skate Ski Areas Near Albany

The following site lists all the cross-country ski areas in New York… Cross-Country Ski Areas of New York   These are skate-skiing areas near Albany… Pine Ridge: http://www.pineridgexc.com/index.html Location: County Route 40, East Poestenkill, NY Garnett Hill: http://www.garnet-hill.com/cross-country-skiing.asp#programs http://maps.google.com/maps?oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF8&q=East+Poestenkill,+NY&fb=1&gl=us&ei=pZB-S_RjgcgyvOiBowg&ved=0CBIQpQY&hl=en&view=map&geocode=FdNIiwId4o-e-w&split=0&iwloc=A&sa=X