Ski Trail Intel

Cross-country skiing is all about the trail. In your mind’s eye, that’s where you are when you think about skiing. The beauty of the place, and also the challenge, and, of course, the conditions. That’s why we talk about trails so much. On our very first episode of Outdoor Explorer, we explore the trails of southcentral – the old favorites, and some brand new trails in Girdwood and near Hatcher Pass. We’ll talk about grooming and other trail issues with an expert, and visit with coach and competitive skier Adam Verrier, who is our own trails connaisseur.


Photo courtesy Adam Verrier.
Photo courtesy Adam Verrier.


Grooming machines Anchorage. Photo courtesy, Diane Moxness, Nordic Ski Association Anchorage.
Grooming Anchorage ski trails. Photo courtesy, Diane Moxness, NSAA


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LIVE BROADCAST: Thursday February 21, 2013. 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm AKT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Thursday February 21, 2013. 7:00 – 8:00 pm AKT

Adam Verrier
Adam Verrier, Tour of Anchorage 2008

HOST: Charles Wohlforth


  • Adam Verrier, former international racer and current coach
  • Diane Moxness, Executive Director, Nordic Skiing Association of Anchorage
  • Brian Burnett, Girdwood Nordic Ski Club
  • Ed Strabel, Mat-Su Ski Club


Diane Moxness, NSAA
Diane Moxness, NSAA

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Girdwood Nordic Trail System welcomes skiers. Photo courtesy Adam Verrier
Girdwood Nordic Trail System welcomes skiers. Photo courtesy Adam Verrier

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