X Country Skiing – Etiquette

Cross-Country Skiing Etiquette

XC Skiing Etiquette

Enjoy Maine Skiing without annoying the Maine x-country skiers that you share the trail with. Take a moment to read some Cross-Country ideas and reminders. Ask us about Downeast Maine X-Country Ski Vacations or share your Maine cross-country ski trail comments. To feature your Maine business contact us.

Maine Nordic & Cross-Country Ski Etiquette

Maine cross country ski areas offer spectacular vistas and outstanding hospitality. Bring the family and have a blast cross-country skiing in Maine! Following these rules of etiquette will ensure that everybody’s Maine cross-country skiing experience is the best it can be:

  • Stay in control by adjusting your speed to conditions.
  • Do not obstruct ski trails or intersections.
  • Do not stop where you are not visible to oncoming skiers.
  • Always ski on the right-hand side of the trail.
  • Downhill skiers have the right-of-way.
  • If you fall, get to the right side of the trail quickly, then fill in your sitzmarks.
  • Don’t ski on closed trails or foot trails.
  • Relax, unwind, and enjoy the beautiful White Mountain scenery!

Read about useful Cross Country Skiing Tips and Tricks

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Maine Cross-Country Skiing by Region


Discover Maine Cross Country Skiing by region. Aroostook, Downeast, Katahdin, Kennebec, Lakes, Mid-Coast, Portland and South-Coast.

Aroostook ME Cross Country Skiing
Fort Kent, Houlton, Presque Isle
Downeast & Acadia ME Cross Country Skiing
Bar Harbor, Blue Hill, Deer Isle, Eastport, Lubec, Cherryfield, Machias
Katahdin & Moosehead ME Cross Country Skiing
Bangor, Brewer, Greenville, Lincoln, Millinocket, Orono
Kennebec & Moose River ME Cross Country Skiing
Augusta, Skowhegan, Waterville, The Forks
Lakes & Mountains ME Cross Country Skiing
Auburn, Lewiston, Norway, Bethel, Farmington, Naples
Midcoast ME Cross Country Skiing
Bath, Boothbay Harbor, Camden, Rockland, Brunswick, Belfast, Searsport
Greater Portland ME Cross Country Skiing
Portland, Freeport, Yarmouth, Westbrook, Cape Elizabeth
South Coastal Maine Cross Country Skiing
Biddeford, Kennebunk, Kittery, Ogunquit, Old Orchard Beach, Saco, Wells, York

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