Want to give cross-country skiing a try but don’t what gear to bring? Greg Rhodes of the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) gives you the rundown of everything you’ll need for a day on the trails—from skis and boots to what to wear.
About Adam Hodges
Adam Hodges is a mountain endurance athlete and coach with credentials from the United Endurance Sports Coaching Academy (UESCA), USA Triathlon (USAT), and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). He has coached runners, ultrarunners, and triathletes, as well as high school cross country and track, and masters swimming. As a USAT All-American triathlete during the 1990s, he competed in the ITU World Triathlon Championships, the ITU World Duathlon Championships, and the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii. As a masters runner, he won a series title in the XTERRA SoCal Trail Run Series. His current pursuits include mountain running, ultrarunning, skimo, and cross-country skiing. Check out his training plans and courses to help you prepare for you next adventure.