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  Wyoming X-Country/Nordic Skiing, Pinedale Wyoming
Nordic ski equipment rentals are available in downtown Pinedale at White Pine's Nordic ski shop in Two Rivers Emporium and at the Great Outdoor Shop.
Skiing in the Wind River, Gros Ventre and the Wyoming Mountain ranges is on logging roads and off track, and is generally for intermediate and advanced skiers.
Trail F is maintained by the Pinedale Ski Education Foundation, a local non-profit organization formed to promote nordic skiing.
www.pinedaleonline.com /x-countryskiing.htm   (1207 words)

  
 Kelowna Nordic Ski Club
We met other hikers, and equestrians; we were witness to ATV damage in pristine meadows; logging in large cut blocks; cattle damage to trails due to lack of fencing; and vandalism on trailhead signs.
The Nordic Club is hoping to submit a proposal to the Okanagan-Shuswap Land Resource Management Plan (LRMP) Monitoring Committee in October requesting that the High Rim Trail from Cosens Bay to Mission Creek be upgraded to a Category 'A' trail.
The Mildred Wardlaw Nature Trails were developed at the McCulloch Nordic Cross- Country Ski Trails to utilize part of this area in the off-ski season.
www.kelownanordic.com   (1348 words)

  
  Ski Haus Steamboat Springs Colorado: Cross Country and Nordic Skiing
Ski Haus has Nordic skiers covered with great gear and clothing for skate or classic skiing at the track, light touring gear for mileage on the pass, or harvesting turns in deep powder snow with your backcountry tele skis.
Nordic skiing and cross country skiing in Steamboat Springs has a long and rich history.
The Local Nordic Challenge Series (each local nordic area hosts a race throughout the winter season) was a huge success last season and expectations are sky high for a repeat performance.
www.skihaussteamboat.com /crosscountry.html   (1553 words)

  
  Migration Information Source - Resettlement in the Nordic Countries
The Nordic countries have all ratified and implemented the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees and the its 1967 Protocol.
The Nordic quotas are mainly administered in cooperation with UNHCR as the responsible and legitimate organization to determine the status of refugees and to identify the refugees in need of resettlement in a third country.
Nordic authorities are also actively involved in the diversification of resettlement opportunities, i.e., twinning with new resettlement countries in order to support capacity building and the implementation of future resettlement programs.
www.migrationinformation.org /Feature/display.cfm?id=159   (1454 words)

  
  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Nordic country
The Nordic countries are loosely united by diverse historical and cultural ties.
The Nordic countries share similar traits in the policies implemented under the after war period, especially in the social area.
All Nordic countries, including the Faroe and Åland Islands, have a similar flag design, all based on the Dannebrog, the Danish flag.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/no/Nordic_country   (537 words)

  
  Nordic countries - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
All Nordic countries followed the Protestant Reformation of the Western church during the 16th century and adopted Lutheran state churches, which to today have a large membership count although state church status varies.
All Nordic countries, including the autonomous territories of Faroe and Åland Islands, have a similar flag design, all based on the Dannebrog, the Danish flag.
The Northern Isles of Scotland - Orkney and Shetland - have a long-established Nordic identity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nordic_countries   (1524 words)

  
 Talk:Nordic country - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The term Nordic countries refers to the group of countries collaborating in the Nordic council.
Another term is the Scandinavian countries which refers to the ambitions to unite Sweden-Norway and Denmark politically.
While it is possible to talk about a single Scandinavian country or even a single country as a member of the Nordic council, the term Nordic countries is merely used to describe the countries collectively.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Talk:Nordic_country   (285 words)

  
 Nordic Culture > Emigrating to Northern Europe - Scandinavica.com
The Scandinavian scenery is breathtaking and the towns and country are clean, the Nordic nations being at the forefront of green policies and fight against pollution.
The EEA countries enjoy an associated status to the EU: they benefit from most of the advantages of the Union although they do not have voting rights because they are not EU member states.
The Nordic workforce is one of the most skilled in the world; most Scandinavians speak several languages and have a solid educational or technical background.
www.scandinavica.com /culture/society/emigrate.htm   (2443 words)

  
 Nordic Skiing in Nordic Capitals: Northern Europe is the place to cross country ski!
Nordic skiing, also known as cross country skiing, is a popular, traditional Northern European activity in that anyone can do, regardless of age, experience, or skill level.
Stockholm, Oslo, and Helsinki have pleasant cross country skiing trails with rental centers close to the city center.
Beware of sore muscles (upper and lower body) after your first cross country skiing experience, whether it is your first ski of the year, or your first ski ever.
neuropetravel.suite101.com /article.cfm/nordic_skiing_in_nordic_capitals   (436 words)

  
 WINTER ESCAPES: HAIR-RAISING ENDEAVORS / NORDIC / Skiing without the aid of gravity
He is also a Nordic racer, and when everyone else is enjoying the long, mild mountain summers, he's champing at the bit, waiting for winter.
The Shasta country is one of the most scenic in the world, with the huge mountain looming over the snow.
Nordic skiing is not as easy as it looks: It's an aerobic workout at fairly high altitude and can leave some beginners huffing and puffing.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2003/12/05/DDG8F3FQJA1.DTL&type=printable   (597 words)

  
 Nordic Society of Irish Dancers
The purpose of the society is to promote and support Irish dance in the Nordic countries and to encourage relationship between dancers of Irish dance in those countries (and beyond).
Country Representative - represent their own country and the members of the country and has the overall responsibility in promoting the society and finding new members in their own country.
The logotype of the Nordic Feis of Irish Dancing uses the same kind of garland logotype as the Nordic Society of Irish Dancers, but the logotype colours are the colours of the flag of the host country (where the feis is being held).
www.nsid.org /viewpage.php?page_id=13   (2110 words)

  
 Country Profiles: Western Europe
The Republic of Finland is a Nordic country in northeastern Europe, bordered by the Baltic Sea to the southwest, the Gulf of Finland to the southeast and the Gulf of Bothnia to the west.
The Kingdom of Norway is a Nordic country on the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula, bordering Sweden, Finland and Russia, with territorial waters bordering Danish and British waters.
The Kingdom of Sweden is a Nordic country in Scandinavia, in Northern Europe.
www.isop.ucla.edu /euro/countries/westeurope/index.asp   (858 words)

  
 HS Foreign 18.3.2002 - Nordic immigrants still face bureaucratic problems
The right of citizens of the Nordic Countries to move freely from one country to another is a time-honoured principle of Nordic cooperation.
Migrants within the Nordic region continue to encounter difficulties in all areas of life, including education, care for the elderly, equivalency of academic degrees, personal identity numbers, and even the cross-border transport of medicines.
Norrback proposes that all Nordic agreements be compiled in a single database that both officials and the public at large would have access to.
www2.hs.fi /english/archive/news.asp?id=20020318IE5   (484 words)

  
 Nordic Skiing in Winter Park Colorado for guests of Vacation Rental Condo's in Zephyr Mountain Lodge.
Nordic Skiing in Winter Park Colorado for guests of Vacation Rental Condo's in Zephyr Mountain Lodge.
Nordic skiing in the back country can be an ultimate experience.
For many nordic / telemark skiers, the activity of choice is an unguided trip into Rocky Mountain National Park, the Arapaho National Forest, up Vasquez Peak or Beyers Peak, an excursion into Second Creek, or a jaunt anywhere along the Continental Divide.
www.djhome.net /WinterPark/Wactivity/nordic.htm   (871 words)

  
 SkiCentral - Cross Country
Cross country skiing in the heart of British Columbia.
Trail info, conditions and nordic racing in the Upper Midwest including Minnesota, western Wisconsin and northern Iowa.
Cross country skiing and backcountry lodge near Whistler, British Columbia.
skicentral.com /xcountry.html   (317 words)

  
 Tahoe World - Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The area, often referred to by locals as "the Nordic Center," is currently in its seventh year as a non-profit organization run by a local board of directors.
With most of their events serving as fundraisers for The Tahoe Cross Country Ski Education Association, providing exposure and an introduction into the sport of nordic skiing is a big part of the area's operations.
Country Club Road, the nordic center is up the hill on the left.
tw.us.publicus.com /article/20060215/Sports/102150002   (977 words)

  
 Departments -Regional Reports Nov 2003 - Cross country skiing - equipment, technique - xc ski reports
Designed to meet the needs of a variety of skiers, from recreational to U.S. Ski Team hopefuls, the second edition of One Week in March leads athletes and their parents step-by-step through the process of choosing a school and ski team.
Corey Coogan is Head Coach of the Nordic Ski Team at the Convent of the Visitation School in Mendota Heights, Minnesota.
It is the only web site with such an extensive coverage of Nordic ski resorts in both the USA and Canada with links to descriptions and contact information about nearby accommodations, restaurants and après ski activities.
www.crosscountryskier.com /departments_nordic_news_nov_2003.html   (893 words)

  
 Michigan Nordic Ski Racer - Boyne Nordic Changes for 2002-2003
Initially, the cross country staff was concerned that the path of the new road running from the Nordic Center to M75 would severely limit access to existing cross country ski trails.
Nordic Ski Director, Lou Awodey, thinks the new hill will be a real interesting option for kids checking out the cross country scene.
PSI Nordic Instructor Terry Kureth and Larry Pratt have been reworking the trails for a good part of the fall.
nordicskiracer.com /Trails/2003/BoyneNordic.asp   (244 words)

  
 Nordic Cross Country skiing and snowshoe Center in Breckenridge Colorado
Nordic Cross Country skiing and snowshoe Center in Breckenridge Colorado
The authentic Victorian mining town of Breckenridge is nestled between the magnificent Tenmile Range and Continental Divide, and is a perfect place to cross country ski.
Cross Country skiing 1 mile from downtown Breckenridge along free shuttle route.
www.breckenridgenordic.com /breck_center.html   (178 words)

  
 Nordic skiing & cross-country courses & instruction
Nordic Courses: Rondane, Geilo and Finse, Geilo, Finland
The week is primarily designed for those who want to develop Nordic downhill and touring techniques and confidence to be able to hut-to-hut tour in the future, either those who are very early in their skiing experiences or those who wish to develop and consolidate existing skills.
A 2 centre Nordic ski course with 8 days skiing, suitable for those with limited Nordic experience as well as those more experienced and wanting instruction in all aspects of Nordic skiing.
www.telemarkskico.com /trips6.htm   (1094 words)

  
 Auldenfire Sweden AB - ALSS - Swedish Residence and Work Visas
Citizens of Nordic countries must notify Sweden that they are residing and/or working in Sweden.
Citizens of EU countries do not require a work permit but do require a residence permit if the length of residency and/or employment is for more than three months.
Travel within Nordic, EU, and Schengen countries is dependent on a person's citizenship and the country that issued the person's passport.
www.auldenfire.com /alss/immigration.shtml   (816 words)

  
 SkiCentral - Cross Country
Cross country skiing in the heart of British Columbia.
Trail info, conditions and nordic racing in the Upper Midwest including Minnesota, western Wisconsin and northern Iowa.
Cross country skiing and backcountry lodge near Whistler, British Columbia.
www.skicentral.com /xcountry.html   (342 words)

  
 Breckenridge Cross Country Ski Summit County Colorado
The over six miles of groom cross country skiing trails give skiers the chance to see some of the most beautiful winter scenery in the county.
Cross country skiing is easy to learn, and it is an extremely healthy activity to engage in.
The great thing about Breckenridge cross country ski trail pass tickets is that they are interchangeable between the three centers, so the cross country skier can buy one ticket and explore the trails of all three centers.
www.luckymountainhome.com /CROSS_COUNTRY_SKI.asp   (542 words)

  
 Swedish Energy Agency - NordREG identifies how to further develop a common Nordic Electricity Market   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The result of the work, which also includes a proposal of a common definition of the system operators' core activities in the Nordic countries, is now gathered in three reports which are being submitted to the Nordic Energy ministers on the 1st of March.
However, the reports show that in order to operate in another Nordic country there are many obstacles of technical and regulatory nature that make it considerably difficult to supply to end-users located in different Nordic countries.
In the report A common definition of system operators´ core activities the core activities of the transmission system operators in the Nordic countries are identified.
www.stem.se /WEB/STEMEx01Eng.nsf/F_PreGen01?ReadForm&MenuSelect=22634E87957DECD5C1257124003BA3D5   (321 words)

  
 Yosemite Reservations - Activities - nordic cross-country skiing
Nordic skiing in Yosemite takes you to the roof of the world with near-total solitude.
Overnight in well- appointed wilderness huts as you cross from ridge to ridge, traversing the vast expanse of parkland.
Though the trip can be done in one long day by strong Nordic and skating skiers, an outing of at least two days is far more relaxing.
www.thedesktop.com /scenic/park/activities/ski_cross-x.html   (448 words)

  
 Cross-country skiing - Nordic Challenge UK Ltd
Cross-country, or 'Nordic', skiing evolved from a practical need to move across snow-covered terrain.
Modern Nordic skiing comprises several disciplines, all of which are very popular today; cross-country skiing, ski touring, telemark skiing and biathlon - www.britishbiathlon.com.
Although most of the principles of cross-country skiing are the same as those applied to the downhill, or Alpine, sport (for example turning, stopping, balancing, weight distribution and transfer) the significant difference between the two disciplines lies in the design, shape and function of the skis.
nordicchallenge.com /cross-country-skiing   (404 words)

  
 2005-2006 NORDIC AREAS :: Vermont Ski Areas Association
Located at the Brattleboro Country Club, just two miles from town, the Ski Hut serves as a starting point for backcountry tours, a training site for Nordic ski teams and a ski school for young and old wanting to learn and practice their ski skills.
They are one of the oldest areas in the country and offer all the latest in technology including snowmaking, trail marking systems, improved trails through spectacular meadows and hard woods and the most advanced grooming machine available, the BR 180.
The Nordic Center features 26 km of cross-country trails, 10 km of dedicated snowshoe trails and 20 km of skating lanes, tree skiing and terrain that winds through pristine meadows and hillsides.
www.skivermont.com /nerve/press_releases.php?tid=1787   (3098 words)

  
 Snow Skiing Recreation Nordic Cross Country Victoria Australia
This is a sheltered area of flat and gentle slopes ideal for cross country ski learning and tuition and cross country race training.
Within the resort there is a network of 20 km of groomed cross country trails and this is the key location in Victoria for cross country ski racing.
If you are a cross country skier and have not skied Falls Creek and the Bogong High Plains you have not skied the best.
kiewaview.com /cross_country.htm   (301 words)

  
 Kananaskis Country: Canmore Nordic Centre, Alberta Tourism, Parks, Recreation and Culture
The Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park is within a 90-minute drive of Calgary's International Airport and just five minutes from the amenities of the Town of Canmore.
The trails are designed to meet international nordic competitive standards, and the trail system offers you a wide variety of cross-country ski outings.
2005 is the year for the refurbishment of the Canmore Nordic Centre’s cross-country and biathlon sport facilities and trails to meet International Ski Federation and International Biathlon Union standards.
www.cd.gov.ab.ca /enjoying_alberta/parks/featured/kananaskis/parks_canmore.asp   (728 words)

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