Ski Club Programs for 2016-17

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Peter Marks, the NMCCSC Program Chair, is putting together the schedule of programs for the coming season. At this point the following programs have been scheduled. October:  The Oct program will be on conditioning exercises for XC skiing and the presenter is Laura Cobb who is the fitness director at the YMCA here in town. The presentation will consist...

UNM Groomed Ski Loop Update 2016

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This past winter the UNM Ski Team started development on a groomed ski loop in the Sandias for ski team training. The loop is intended for the exclusive use of cross country skiers. It is accessible from either the Ellis or 10K Trailhead parking areas. Chris Norton, with the UNM nordic team, has groomed some trails adjacent to the Ellis trailhead...

X-C Ski injuries and ski bindings

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We had a thread recently on our NMCCSC Facebook Group Page recently that those of you interested in improving your skiing without compromising your safety should read. It talks about X-C Ski injuries and ski bindings. Here is an excerpted version of the thread. The best research shows while releasable binding has helped protect against ankle and lower leg...

How to Get Website Help

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As the website matures and we collect the material to make it more useful and functional, we will also be developing a Help System so you will be able to get information about how to do the things you want to do. The help information will be contained in a set of articles, or blogs, that discuss different topics....