Winter Trails Day offers free fun to public
If you have ever wanted to try snow-shoeing or cross country skiing, this Saturday is the day. National Winter Trails day, in association with White Pine Touring nordic center, is offering a free day of cross country skiing and snow-shoeing. The event starts at 9:30 a.m. and go on through out the day. This one day event is catered to people new to winter sports. Ski clinics and snow-shoe tours will introduce first-timers to basics, from picking the right shoe to wearing the right clothes. Information will be provided about the health benefits of winter sports and more. National Winter Trails has been organizing this event for 11 years. According to one organizer, Stacey Wooley, the Nordic Center has been involved with Winter Trails for three years. This year there will be over 100 locations participating in the U.S. and Canada. The goal of Winter Trails is to introduce the sports of cross-country skiing and snow-shoeing to a new generation. Other local venues offering free cross-country skiing and snow-shoeing are the Wasatch Cache National Forest, Logan Ranger District and the Homestead resort in Midway, Utah. National Winter Trails http://www.wintertrails.org White Pine Touring http://www.whitepinetouring.com 1685 Bonanza Drive, Park City, Utah 84060 Phone 435-649-8710 White Pine Nordic Center Phone 435-649-6249 Wasatch Cache National Forest, Logan Ranger District http://www.fs.fed.us/r4/wcnf Homestead resort http://www.homesteadresort.com Ski Clinics
Classic Cross Country Skiing 9:30 a.m.
Skate Skiing 11 a.m.
Classic Cross Country Skiing 1 p.m. Snow Shoe Tour
12 noon Equipment Rental
Half Price all day Free Skiing all day 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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