Cross country skiing at France Park

France  Park, Cass County, Indiana

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XC Skiing Articles for the Novice and Experienced

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Cross Country Ski Equipment and Gear

XCHow to Choose the Right Skis  discusses your options for cross country skis, boots, and bindings. Links to our sizing chart for boots and poles.

XCHow to Maintain Waxless Skis is a three part article discussing these important topics:

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Skier's Health and Fitness

XCThe Health Benefits of Cross Country Skiing Explores the reasons that Nordic skiing is the best all around form of exercise. Includes a chart of calories burned per hour.

XCPre-Season Conditioning: Getting your Body in Shape for a Great XC Ski Season is a three part article discussing these important topics:

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People and Places of XC Skiing

XCHills, Forests & Fields of France Park  a look at one of Indiana's best rural ski areas.  Deer, turkey, eagles and osprey --all a common site at this park located in the forested hills of the Wabash River Valley, in Cass County.