Introduction To Equipment and Waxing
Cross country ski equipment represents some of the very best outdoor recreation gear you will ever buy. In terms of functional design, ease of use, shopping decisions and price...few sports can match the simplicity and quality provided by XC equipment manufacturers.
Yet beginners and veterans alike can still be intimidated by even a few choices. Here we provide essential guides to renting/purchasing cross country ski equipment as well as in-depth information on waxing skis for optimal performance. Please use the navigation menus to find the sections that will help you on your next XC adventure.
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