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What to pack for your cross-country skiing trip

By Chris Payne, Headwater customer

In my previous blog I explained why I have been returning to Venabu for cross-country skiing for 14 years, and how a typical day looks. In this follow-up, I thought it would be useful to list what I take with me.

After years of trying, my current solution for keeping warm and active in the Norwegian spring is as follows:


Cross-country skiing in Venabu


 Cross-country skiing, Venabu

Top tips!



I always carry a small rucksack with spares and supplies, even on short, morning-only trips. The rucksack should contain:


The holiday I go on every year with Headwater is Cross-country skiing at Venabu, which includes:


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