Traveling Ted is a blog that takes readers along on my adventures hiking, canoeing, skiing, and international backpacking. Many blogs focus on one aspect of backpacking, but I tackle both the outdoor adventure side and international exploration as well.

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Rib Lake parking lot

Rib Lake parking lot is the harbinger of cross-country skiing

Parking lots are not the most exciting place. In fact, they may be the exact opposite of adventure and the beautiful outdoors. Unless, the parking lot has a trail attached to it leading to a network of cross-country ski trails, and wintry snow covered pine trees. In this case, parking lots are not so bad. I bet you have never thought about the excitement that a parking lot can bring.

This is the parking lot for the Rib Lake cross-country ski trails just outside the town of Rib Lake near Wausau. Conditions are listed as excellent right now, so park your car and enjoy a day of cross-country skiing in the gorgeous Wisconsin northwoods.


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