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Beginner trails, Kicksledding With Kids, Winter Camping -

Whether adventuring solo, or with a family, camper cabins make winter camping accessible for all. These 9 Minnesota State Parks and Regional Parks are highlighted because of their beauty and proximity to kicksledding trails. Grab your kicksled, and start you overnight winter camping trip!

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North Dakota is home to some great kicksledding trails! ND State Parks are ahead of the kicking trend. North Dakota is the only place in the USA that offers kicksled rentals at a state park. If you live in North Dakota, take advantage of winter, and go rent a kicksled at Islandic State Park or Fort Stevenson State Park. This easy, family friendly sport will have you cruising winter trails in no time. Cavalier, North DakotaIslandic State Park A frozen winter wonderland awaits you at Islandic State Park. Located about an hour north of Grand Forks, this park is just...

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Crampons, Kicksled Accessories, Kicksledding, Kicksleds -

Whether you want to reach top speed, or travel miles on the trail, getting more power from your kicks will have you going faster and further with less effort. Kicksleds can reach top speeds of over 9mph. Even at a moderate pace of 5mph, you can travel great distances on your kicksled. The most important factors are footwear and the surface you will be sliding on. Other things to consider are the amount of weight on your sled and kicking technique. Check out these tips and you’ll be passing skiers in no time! Foot Wear and Traction Devices There are...

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Kicksledding, Kicksleds, Trails -

Which trails allow kicksledding? From hiking trails to ski trails, the myriad number of winter trail types and rules can be confusing. This guide will help you choose a  trail that is great for kicksledding.

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Crampons, sometimes called spikes, microspikes, ice grippers or traction devices are an accessory worn over snow boots. Often they consist of a stretchy rubber ring that goes around your boot. This band holds on a set of chains and spikes to the sole of your boot. Depending on the brand and model, spike lengths vary. The most extreme version can be used for vertical ice climbing and the mildest version is great for walking on slippery city sidewalks.  For kicksledding, you want something in between. Medium sized spikes grip into packed snow and ice giving you more power for each...

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