Choosing the right cross-country skis

The Northeast has donned its snowy cloak of slip-sliding fun. Time to winterize your life with a pair of cross-country skis and revel in the waiting wonderland. It's only a kick and glide away. But before you head to your local ski shop—and stare slack-jawed at the bewildering array of equipment—here's what you need to know about selecting boots, bindings, skis, and poles...

This column originally appeared in the January/February edition of
AMC Outdoors. You can read the full story here.

“Equipped” is an AMC Outdoors blog, written by Matt Heid.

(Photograph: Pat Bagley)

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