Cross-country skiing involves travelling long distances on skis along preset paths that are usually pretty flat. It is great exercise, which benefits your physical and mental health.
After renting or buying equipment, use a map to navigate your chosen route.
May improve mood[1,2]
May improve heart health[3.4]
A few hours
Injuries can occur while skiing. Additionally, endurance sports like cross-country skiing can cause lower back pain.
If the climate where you live is too warm for cross-country skiing, there are many places you can travel to, to try it out.