Author Topic: Croos country skiing for transport.  (Read 541 times)

Offline Thomas Johnson

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Croos country skiing for transport.
« on: November 18, 2012, 03:58:22 AM »
In the wintermonths I often go skiing! I use crosscountry skiĀ“s and find it to be a very good workout as well as an excellent transport on the snow! It is also the base of my winter season preps.
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Re: Croos country skiing for transport.
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2012, 10:58:21 AM »
I would remember if it is that time of year and that is your only way out in a crazy situation that great workout could kill you in the form of you sweating becoming damp and then easily falling victim to hypothermia..not trying to rain on a sunny day just pointing out a possible hazard to consider..
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Re: Croos country skiing for transport.
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2012, 03:24:11 AM »
Think you missunderstood the thread. The workout is for regular everyday training.. just like some people do jogging or swimming. In a bug out situation when the ground is covered in snow, you would save boatloads of energy by using this smart method of moving. But as with everything else you must be carefull not to build up to much of a sweat, as you point out it could be deadly! Same rule goes for walking on foot or using snowshoes.
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Re: Croos country skiing for transport.
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2012, 08:13:40 AM »
Well, i hope you're north of the 45th parallel. :p
Say what you will about climate change and the causes for it, but the ski season in Michigan has dwindled to a couple months in a year... not exactly a consistant season either. Without lake-effect it would be even less viable.
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