Health Benefits

Cross country skiing is one of the healthiest recreational activities for both body and soul. You can enjoy the beauty of nature – with its towering trees, mountain vistas, or snow-covered meadows – while experiencing a total body workout. It uses all your muscle groups and is a terrific cardiovascular activity! Plus, you can do it at your pace and according to your fitness level… from smooth gliding on gentle trails to bounding up, over, and down varied terrain.

Snow Sports Discipline Calories burned per hour
Alpine Ski 500
XC Ski 700
Snowboarding 450
Snowshoeing 550
Sledding 550
Uphill 750
Winter running 550
Ice skating 400
Snowball fighting 400