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Encyclopedia > Cross Country

The term "cross-country", when used by itself, can refer to:

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NodeWorks - Encyclopedia: Cross-country skiing (1292 words)
Cross-country skiing (aka XC skiing) is an adventure and fitness activity as well as a competitive winter sport popular in many countries with large snowfields, primarily in Europe and Canada.
XC skiing as a sport is part of the Nordic skiing family, which also includes ski jumping, and a combination sport of XC skiing and skijumping called Nordic combined.
Today, there are several types of cross-country competitive events, involving racess of various types and lengths, as well as the biathlon, involving a combination of cross-country skiing and rifle shooting.
Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort - Lake Tahoe, California, Nordic Skiing North America (292 words)
Royal Gorge Cross Country Ski Resort is just a quick trip from beautiful Lake Tahoe, and is a short driving distance between Reno, Nevada and Sacramento, Ca.
Cross Country Skiers love Royal Gorge Ski Resort for it’s 330 kilometers of groomed trails and the diversity 90 trails offer skiers who enjoy striding, skating, diagonal stride, snow shoeing and telemarking.
Cross Country Skiing to any one of 10 warming huts, or the 4 surface lifts is a delight of our Nordic skiers.
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