Tag Archive for Nordic Skiing

Lightweight ski touring dilemma solved

It was back in the late 60’s I started skiing, and at a club field complete with rope tow, walk in/up to the snow, dig the rope out after storms and crank up the tractor. We’d often ski so late we’d walk down in the dark to the accommodation hut. That’s when my love affair…

A Ceilidh at the Snow Farm

I’ve come close but this weekend past I realised I’ve never been to a true dinkum Ceilidh before [pronounced “Kayleigh”]. It all began as a fund raiser at the Snow Farm for the kids in the NZ Nordic Sports Development Assoc. This is an organisation I’ve had a lot to do with – one I…

Slipping and sliding and storms and things

The weather has really been the big topic for discussion for the last several weeks, with the chatter initially being about the snow not coming. Well historically we’ve always been lucky if it came before the old school holiday’s mid term break, but no, marketing spin-doctors steal the show. But now the spell is broken…