Cross-country skiing is a fabulous recreational pasttime in Northern Michigan, whether a beginner crusiing down tracked trails in the Northern Michigan woods, a skate-skier who glides seamlessly along wide paths, a backwoods trail blazer or a telemark skier who loves those downhills. Things have changed a lot in this sport and Dick Fultz of the Cross Country Ski Shop in Grayling offers tips on how to choose the right ski and size it appropriately. The right equipment is key to the maximum enjoyment of any sport. Watch these tips and then hit the snow!

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