Cross Country Skiing In Europe This Winter
By Everett Potter
Cross country skiing really took off last winter. First-timers eager for exercise and fresh air during the pandemic headed for local cross country centers. Those who had left their skis in a dustry corner of the garage rediscovered the sport, making tracks in the White Mountains, the rolling hills of Minnesota and to the mountains around Lake Tahoe. Those striving for a higher fitness level eagerly embraced the discipline, which rivals swimming for aerobic results.
This winter looks just as promising. Better yet, it might just be the winter to head to Europe and to ski on cross country ski in the Alps and the Dolomites, places where the sport was born. Lumi Experiences, based in Innsbruck, Austria, has a roster of organized cross country ski trips that connect skiers to the source of the pursuit. I recently caught up with founder and former Olympian Garrott Kuzzy to learn more … continue reading