How to ... retrofit snowshoe bindings to cross-country skis

  • by: Bill Marchel Special to the Star Tribune
  • Updated: December 12, 2013 - 2:36 PM

BRAINERD, MINN. – There were no groomed ski trails when I started cross-country skiing in the early ’70s. And that was fine with my friends and me, since we didn’t care to follow anyone’s predetermined path, nor were we looking to exercise. What we wanted was access to remote locations during the winters when the snow was deep. Usually we had rifles slung over one shoulder and wore white clothing, the better to ambush a fox or coyote.

Click here to send us your hunting or fishing photos – and to see what others are showing off from around the region.

ADVERTISEMENT

NY Mets 2 FINAL
Washington 0
Pittsburgh 7 FINAL
Detroit 3
Miami 3 FINAL
St. Louis 2
Boston - WP: K. Couch 11 FINAL
Tampa Bay - LP: C. Reavis 8
NY Yankees - LP: M. Tanaka 1 FINAL
Minnesota - WP: T. Milone 3
Tampa Bay 4 FINAL
Baltimore 3
Philadelphia 6 FINAL
Toronto 10
Chicago Cubs 9 Top 9th Inning
Texas 9
Cincinnati 9 Bottom 8th Inning
Milwaukee 3
Colorado 3 FINAL
San Francisco 4
Chicago WSox 2 Bottom 9th Inning
Los Angeles 1
Seattle 6 Top 9th Inning
Cleveland 8
Oakland 10 Bottom 7th Inning
LA Angels 9
Texas 6 Top 8th Inning
Arizona 7
Houston 2 Top 3rd Inning
Atlanta 0
Kansas City 9:05 PM
San Diego
Atlanta 6:30 PM
Detroit
Indiana 6:30 PM
Brooklyn
San Antonio 7:00 PM
Miami
Golden State 9:30 PM
LA Clippers
New Jersey 6:00 PM
Columbus
Carolina 6:00 PM
Washington
Florida 6:00 PM
Boston
Ottawa 6:30 PM
Detroit
Tampa Bay 6:30 PM
Toronto
NY Rangers 7:00 PM
Winnipeg
Vancouver 7:00 PM
Nashville
UT Martin 6:00 PM
Evansville
Miami-Florida 6:00 PM
Temple
NJIT 8:00 PM
Northern Ariz
Stanford 8:00 PM
Old Dominion
Connect with twitterConnect with facebookConnect with Google+Connect with PinterestConnect with PinterestConnect with RssfeedConnect with email newsletters

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

ADVERTISEMENT

question of the day

Poll: Should the lake where the albino muskie was caught remain a mystery?

Weekly Question

ADVERTISEMENT