Adventures at Snow Farm: Nordic skiing downunder (Part One)

First published on 21 August 2017; updated on 26 August 2022.

THIS winter, I have been told that I cannot do Alpine skiing because of my broken shoulder. A collision or heavy fall would take my shoulder back to being broken.

So, I wondered about trying gentler pursuits such as Nordic skiing, or snowshoeing. I had a go snowshoeing once at Lake Alta, but I decided I would try Nordic skiing this year.

What is the difference? Well, one is on mostly steep slopes and the other is…



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Mary Jane Walker

Traveller, journalist, author of 18 books and of 300 blog posts on Medium and on my website