Crash-country skiing: First timers enjoy learning the sport

Daily Sentinel features writer Melinda Mawdsley coasts along a cross-country ski trail on Grand Mesa. Cross-country skiing is often thought of as an easier sport than traditional downhill skiing, but it requires quite a bit of work and concentration. There are several trails right in our backyard that offer the opportunity to learn the sport.



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Daily Sentinel features writer Melinda Mawdsley coasts along a cross-country ski trail on Grand Mesa. Cross-country skiing is often thought of as an easier sport than traditional downhill skiing, but it requires quite a bit of work and concentration. There are several trails right in our backyard that offer the opportunity to learn the sport.

The woods in winter! Downy snow falling gentle as a whisper! O! The bliss! Wendell Berry’s thoughts on the woods came to mind, “for only there can a man encounter the silence and…




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