Ski Safety - Cross-Country Skiing Ridgeland MS

Nomadik.com has all the basic training advice to make your skiing, snowboarding and cross country skiing adventures safer and more fun. Please read on for more detailed information in the following article.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(601) 853-4373
175 Grand View Blvd #100
Madison, MS
 
Academy
(601) 572-3660
1187 E County Line Rd (in Purple Creek Plaza)
Jackson, MS
 
Colonial Jackson Golf Pro Shop
(601) 956-4655
5635 Old Canton Rd
Jackson, MS
 
Academy Sports & Outdoors
(601) 572-3660
1187 E County Line Rd
Jackson, MS
 
Judge Little Sporting Goods
(601) 362-9999
540 Taylor St
Jackson, MS
 
Dick's Sporting Goods
(601) 992-2341
720 Mackenzie Lane
Flowood, MS
 
Walker Enterprises
(601) 956-5817
PO Box 762
Ridgeland, MS

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Buffalo Peak Outfitters
(601) 366-2557
4500 I 55 N Ste 115
Jackson, MS
 
Play It Again Sports
(601) 956-5500
6380 Ridgewood Court Dr Ste E
Jackson, MS
 
Bailey Ave Bait And Tackle
(601) 713-4018
3816 Bailey Ave
Jackson, MS
 
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Ski Safety - Cross-Country Skiing

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Cross-Country Skiing Safety

Staying safe on your happy trails

Fresh snow, the smell of pine and miles of pristine trails spread before you. But cross-country skiing involves more than strapping two sticks to your feet and heading off into the horizon. While we're happy to recommend frolicking with nature, don't do the same with chance. Abide by some essential safeguards and avoid injury this winter.

  • Get your wax on - What kind of wax you use and how heavily you apply it will depend on the weather conditions and the kind of skiing you plan to do. And no, the same wax will not work every time you hit the trails.
  • Know your ability - Are you into racing, adventure or back-country trails? Knowing what you want from your outing can help you find the perfect venue and make the day a success.
  • Gauge your mileage - Remember that every mile you make on your trail is another mile you'll have to ski back.
  • Take a lesson - Cross-country skiing isn't rocket science, but it does require some skill that will take time to learn. An experienced skier can help you hone your skills and improve coordination.
  • Dress for success - Dress in multiple layers you can shed as your body warms. Bring an extra layer in a small backpack in case the weather turns while you're on the trails.
  • Avoid solo treks - If you decide to take a jaunt alone, tell someone where you're going and always, always, always carry a cell phone or two-way transmitter in case of an emergency .
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