Calories Burned Skiing
Research indicates that a 155 pound adult can burn 422 calories an hour skiing at a moderate speed and a 70 pound youth can burn almost 185 calories an hour skiing at a moderate speed.
Cross country skiers skiing at moderate speed burn more calories than downhill skiers - about 500 calories an hour.
Calories Burned Snowboarding
An adult between 110 and 200 pounds can burn between 250 and 630 calories per hour snowboarding.