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Outdoor Explorer Series (Introductory Course): Intro to Cross Country Skiing

Friday, Feb 17, 2023 (5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

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Explorer Series
Leaders: Clara Brown
Dan Dunne
Benjamin Johnson

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Join Outdoor UW for their new Outdoor Explorer Series. Learn and practice a new skill that will make you more comfortable and excited for your next adventure! 

Intro to XC Skiing

Getting outside during winter in Wisconsin can be a bit challenging…xc skiing to the rescue! We will learn about the basics of xc skiing in the classroom, then move onto the lake for some hands-on practice. Join us on this introductory course to learn the ins and outs of this winter activity.

Upon completion of this class, participants will:

  • Learn about what xc skiing is and why it is popular 

  • Understand the difference between classic and skate skiing

  • Learn about what gear is needed to have a successful trip 

  • Get hands-on practice on xc skis 

*** Cross country ski-ing gear will be provided for practice purposes at this event ****

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Educational Event (passive learning, no rating)
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In the event that the course is cancelled by Outdoor UW, full refunds will be issued. Refunds will not be issued if participants cancel within 24 hours of event.
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All Participants 25 2