Cross-country skiing involves skiers relying on their own locomotion in order to ski across snow-covered terrains. For cross-country skiing, there are no ski lifts or other types of assistance used. Cross-country skiing is both a recreational activity and a sport, as well as a means of transportation.
Ice climbing is an activity for people who love adventure. Those who partake in ice climbing tend to be extremely passionate about their chosen sport—as it involves a thrill of danger and excitement.