Nordic Skating

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Nordic Skating
winter’s newest edge
Alaska
Nordic Skating
around the world
Antarctica
Vermont
What is
Nordic Skating?
Scandinavian style cross-country ice
skating on frozen lakes and rivers
Groomed ice skating trails
Lake Morey Trail, Fairlee, Vermont
Wild skating tours
with an expert guide
Lake Champlain, near Basin Harbor, Vermont
Explore pristine wilderness
Glide past spectacular ice formations
Spot a bald eagle or peregrine falcon
Enjoy the freedom of a
limitless expanse of glistening black ice
Wild Skating Tours
Split Rock Lighthouse, Lake Champlain
Speed skating events
25 Kilometer Marathon, Lake Morey, Fairlee, VT
School Field Trips
Fourth graders visit the Lake Morey skating trail
Icicle Dueling
At the Palisades on Lake Champlain
Skate Sailing
with hand-held sails, wings & kites
Sailing with kites and parachutes
Lake Champlain
Yes, you can skate through the snow!
Lake Willoughby
Yes, you can ice skate with poles!
You can also use your poles to test the
ice for safety and strength
Ice Grooming
Trucks or ATVs w/plow
Tractors
Snowblowers
Rotating Brushes
Hot Mopping
Nordic Skate blades clip onto any cross-country ski boot
Alfa
Alpina
Artex
Asolo
Atomic
Fischer
Hartjes
Karhu … just to name a few
Lundhags
Madshus
Merrell
Rossignol
Salomon
Sportful
Advantages of Nordic boots
Warm
Comfortable
Plenty of ankle support
Easy to put on & take off
Put them on indoors,
then walk or drive to the ice
Advantages of Nordic blades
More efficient – Double the glide for the same effort
Long curved tip handles imperfect ice conditions –
bumps, cracks, soft ice, even snow-covered ice
Put it all together – 3 sports with one boot
Ice skating
Roller skiing
Cross-country skiing
That’s right – use the same boots for crosscountry skiing… … and roller skiing!
Lake
Willoughby
Black ice is the
best!
Lake George
Skating through the snow
Lake Willoughby
Lake Willoughby
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