Posts Tagged ‘cross country skiing’


October 31st, 2015test

Why live in Eastman?

By Steve Haase
Why do we choose to live in Eastman? The nearest full-size grocery store is at least 20 minutes away. The nearest shopping centerFish August 1, 2015 is at least 30 minutes away. The nearest “real” shopping is about an hour away in Concord or Manchester. There are no street lights or mail delivery. So why do we choose to live here? Continue reading...
May 9th, 2015test

A Trail for All Seasons

Article and Photos by Richard Sachs
(Originally published in Eastman Living, Spring 2015)

Western entrance at Spencer Street in Lebanon

Western entrance at Spencer Street in Lebanon

Are you familiar with the Northern Rail Trail?  When you drive up to Lebanon, you go right over it. This well used recreational gem passes under I-89 just past Exit 17, at about the 54.4-mile marker. If you can (safely) look over the guardrail, you will just spot it. This is the western end of it, which runs from downtown Continue reading...

December 16th, 2014test

Evening Ski & Snowshoe

January 9, 2015
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Come and enjoy a casual ski or snowshoe along beginner trails and then enjoy  dinner.  All levels of experience are welcome.  Ski or snowshoe will start at 6 pm.  Menu to feature herb-roasted chicken; vegetarian/vegan option available with advance notice. Please arrive early if you need to rent equipment.  Reservations are required and can be made until Friday, January 2.  Dinner will be held regardless of snow conditions.  $19/person

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December 16th, 2014test

Kid’s Ski Clinic

December 30, 2014
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

An opportunity to introduce your children or grandchildren to cross country skiing.  Open to children ages 6 and older. Rentals are available.  Contact the Cross CountryCenter at (603) 863-4500 to sign up.  $20 rental/lesson/trail pass, $16 lesson/trail pass, $16 lesson/rental, $10 lesson only

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December 12th, 2014test

Donning Our Winter Whites

By Judi Platt / Photos by Andy Eastman

Brook Trail

The Brook Trail is one of the most beautiful in Eastman.

Another season has slipped into our reality. Wasn’t it just days ago that we were walking the Lake Trail with leaves crunching beneath our feet, admiring Continue reading...

May 20th, 2014test

We got what we came for: Nordic skiing and kayaking within a month’s time!

Text and Photos by Judi Platt

April skiing at John's Glen

Skiing John’s Glen makes for a full day of beauty and exercise.

In our third winter at Eastman, we finally got what we came for—snow, and lots of it! After spending a few years looking at lake properties in the Carolinas, we bought at Eastman to cross-country ski (and kayak and hike and bike). Continue reading...

December 16th, 2011test

“Apping” your way to winter wellness

By Bonnie J. Fladung

Eastman’s winter wellness program kicks off

January 1st, and who doesn’t need motivation? Even those of us with the best of intentions get sidetracked. Now there’s a fun and easy way to track your progress and meet your fitness goals.

One of the hottest free apps available for your iPhone is Runkeeper. It not only tracks your daily activities by activity type, but provides all sorts of cool charts and graphs. You can Continue reading...

November 7th, 2011test

Eastman Loppet for David's House Feb. 11

Eastman Cross County Center will host the inaugural Loppet for David’s House Saturday, Feb. 11. What is a loppet? “Lopp” is the Swedish word for “race,” in this case a ski race. For some it means an intense competition; for others, a relaxing way to spend a day outside, taking in the beauty of nature. Continue reading...