The Pocket Guide Book To Cross Country Skiing PG-CCS is an extraordinarily well-illustrated and comprehensive presentation on all of the key aspects of cross country skiing from a Trip Check List and Trip Planner to the use of ski wax. With this Manual from Pocket Guides you'll get a complete presentation of Skiing Techniques, including Poling, Stopping, Side Slipping, Glissade, Diagonal Slide, Double Pole, Skating, Climbing, and even Telemarking. Substantial safety information is provided including Avalanches, Safety Reminders, and Emergency Shelters. Don't worry about the snow with the Pocket Guide Publishing Cross Country Skiing Pocket Guide. It's waterproof and you can use it with your gloves on!