Cross-Country Skiing - Buying Cross-Country Skis Boise ID
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Cross-Country Skiing - Buying Cross-Country Skis
Buying Cross-Country Skis - New, Used or Rent
Sliding off with the best deal
Cross-country skiing may just be the perfect sport. Not limited to ski resorts that charge exorbitant amounts for chair lifts, cross-country skiing can be practiced anywhere there's a healthy layer of snow. Beginners can pick up the skills needed easily, and equipment sells for considerably less than alpine skiing gear .
Lightweight yet sturdy, cross-country skis help the skier self-propel over various terrains and snow conditions, not just down a slope. Unlike alpine skis with hard, fixed boots, cross-country bindings keep a skier's toes fastened while the heel remains free for striding and gliding.
Two categories of skis exist: traditional and waxless . Textured bases of waxless skis grip the snow and move the skier forward. Traditional skis require specific waxes depending on the snow conditions.
Inexpensive cross-country skis sell for less than $200, but prices plunge even further if you buy early at outdoor adventure shows or in the spring when many shops clear out remaining stock. You'll love that a quality pair lasts a long time. And if you're not sure you'll fall in love with the sport or just want an extra set, buying used is a great way to get what you need without taking out a second mortgage. Renting is another great option since most ski resorts offer rental equipment.
Before buying new or used cross-country skis, ask yourself a few simple questions:
If you stick to packed snow or groomed tracks and like speed and moderate terrain, consider rigid, narrow skis with little to no sidecut. Traditional long skis without metal edges...
NNU Baseball 2011 Players Camp
Dates: 2/25/2026 – 2/25/2026
Northwest Nazarene University, Johnson Sports Center Nampa
311E. Dewey Ave.
The NNU Baseball Program will be hosting its annual "Players Camp" on February 25-26. This is an overall skills camp that will help players to prepare for the upcoming season, all instruction at the camp will be done by current NNU players. Each camper attending will receive a pair of batting gloves. The camp will be held at the Johnson Sports Center at NNU and will run from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on the 25th and 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on the 26th. The cost of the camp is $79.00. Please go to www.nnusports.com to see and print the camp brochure or call Coach Schaffner at 208-467-8824 for more information.