Tag: Lake Denmark

Roller Ski Safety: Compelling Reasons to Wear a Helmet

Two weeks ago, Rockaway Township finished paving a critical section of Lake Denmark Road.  Smooth, fast new asphalt replaced the section near the picnic area that had turned into a minefield.  I got the county into a Twitter conversation about…

May Training Compendium

Rather than a blow by blow account of each day, herewith, a short post and a picture gallery of what I’ve done for the last month.  It’s been a productive month.    My personal trainer classes started the week preceding…

Spring Roller Skiing

Holy wheel bearings, Batman! I just realized I haven’t written here in a month.  That’s inexcusable, even though I’ve got a raft of legit excuses: at present, I’m working on a new article for FasterSkier.  I spent a good bit of…

Off the Beaten Path: More Unknown Trails at Lake Denmark

Early last winter, I gloated as New Jersey was snowbound, while there was barely enough to pull off the National Championships in Rumford ME.  This year, we have disgustingly warm temperatures and no snow in the foreseeable future.  Specific training be damned;…

Rollerskiing Lake Denmark

God, I love rollerskiing on miserable roads.  Your garden variety bumpy or rutted road is simply boring.  I’m talking about roads featuring Smartcar-engulfing potholes and cracks so numerous and big they pummel your body and shake your fillings loose.  Add…

Conditions at Lake Denmark

The wide temperature swings of the last few days gave the local snow an icy crust. I’m just not up for skiing in purple klister conditions when the trails are self-groomed. Today I opted to roller ski at Lake Denmark.…