Cross-Country Ski Getaways

de Jonathan Wiesel

Information, interviews, and commentary on great cross country ski destinations in the US and Canada.


Lapland Lake - Northville, NY

por Jonathan Wiesel

Lapland Lake founder (and former U.S. Olympic cross-country skier) Olavi Hirvonen and his wife Ann talk about Lapland Lake – and why it’s their dream come true – while Jonathan explains why he thinks it’s a special place.

Bemidji Area - Bemidji, MN

por Jonathan Wiesel

Cindy Habedank of Visit Bemidji joins Jonathan to paint a picture of just how beautiful skiing is in the Bemidji area, along with the wide-range of winter activities, events, lodging, and dining that the Bemidji region offers.

Trapp Family Lodge - Stowe, VT

por Jonathan Wiesel

President/General Manager Johannes von Trapp (youngest member of the original von Trapp family of The Sound of Music fame) talks about his historic ski area and answers the question: What was it like to grow up in a family that's a household name?

Vista Verde Guest Ranch - Steamboat Springs, CO

por Jonathan Wiesel

Vista Verde's Stephanie Wilson covers skiing (from groomed trails to backcountry) and other activities, describes their delicious meals and luxurious lodging, while Jonathan shares memories of visiting Vista Verde (one of his favorite places)