Tag: nordic skiing

The Woods are Calling and I Must Go – Mt. Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid, NY

On our first full day in the Lake Placid area, we decided to head over to Mt. Van Hoevenberg (hereafter Mt. Van H) which was the site of the 1980 Winter Olympics cross-country races (and bobsleigh/bobsled for 1932). There is a lovely story about the man for which Mt. Van Hoevenberg (oh all right sometimes … Continue reading The Woods are Calling and I Must Go – Mt. Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid, NY

Embracing Winter – Weston Ski Track, MA

When we moved from Brazil to Massachusetts in 2014, we had no idea what awaited us. Snowmageddon, Snowpocalypse, Polar Vortex, whatever you prefer to call it was a short season away from burying us under 110 inches of snow here in metrowest Boston. Honestly, I think I handled it pretty well with my husband traveling … Continue reading Embracing Winter – Weston Ski Track, MA