02/24/16 - 11:16pm
Warm temperatures, brown grass, puddles of water, ungodly sticky Klister, patches of bare dirt.
That is the picture that has been painted over and over again the past three winters in southcentral Alaska, and nordic skiers have had enough of it.
High school teams will have to endure one more weekend of the season that wasn’t, starting today at Kincaid Park in Anchorage. Over 30 teams statewide will converge on the Alaska state cross-country skiing championships to race on ribbons of snow surrounded by dry land.