February 1, 2022

Episode 55: Nordic Skiing With Ingrid Granlin

On this episode: Canada, Skijoring, and a glossary of ski terms. We’re talking with Ingrid Granlin, owner and instructor at Glide Nordic in Bend, Oregon.


Show Notes

  • 0:30 – Introducing Ingrid
  • 02:20 – What are the different kinds of Nordic skiing (and the gear involved)
  • 07:50 – How Ingrid ended up in Bend, Oregon
  • 09:55 – When did you start skiing?
  • 13:40 – Skiing in Yosemite
  • 17:50 – Favorite ski memories
  • 20:50 – Why you need skins for backcountry skis, but not for cross-country
  • 23:30 – What Ingrid does in the summer months
  • 26:04 – Favorite areas for cross-country skiing around Bend
  • 30:30 – Recommendations for someone wanting to get into Nordic skiing
  • 34:35 – Ski racing
  • 37:45 – What sports do you follow in the Winter Olympics?
  • 39:50 – As a life-long skier, what do you think of snowboarders?
  • 40:55 – Top three places to go Nordic skiing
  • 46:40 – Skijoring
  • 49:40 – The Nordic-Combined
  • 51:25 – Any good ski crashes in your history?
  • 55:40 – How to contact Ingrid 

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The Almost There Adventure Podcast is a celebration of outdoor activities both local and epic. Discussing the big topics and talking to adventurers, artists, legends and activists within the outdoor community.

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