40 runs Review of Salomon Sense Mantra trail running shoes

The toe box reinforcements look use but no rips or holes so far.

Salomon Sense Mantra Overview: Usual full price: around $120.00 USD Weight: 270 g (8.5 men's US) Pros: great fit, light, low drop, keeps you close to the ground Cons: the sole wears out fast on rocks or hard/abrasive surfaces, … » full article

Interview with Tom Goth – the 2014 US SkiMo National Champion – on inspiration, training and gear

Despite a lackluster winter in the Wasatch, there was still some fun steep skiing to be had late season. Photo by Jason Dorais

Few weeks ago, I was trying to figure out who to approach for the next SkinTrack's interview when I thought of Tom Goth. I thought of him because I didn't think our North American skimo community knew much about him - he seems to keep … » full article

Two-season Review of Dynafit Broad Peak skis with TLT Speed Radical bindings: BPs ski well in all conditions and down any terrain, durability could become an issue

Skiing couple of 3000m powder days in Rogers Pass.

Dynafit Broad Peak Skis quick overview: Usual full price: around $600.00 USD Weight: 1280 g at 176 cm (reviewed), 1120 g / 167 cm, 1005 g / 158 cm, 990 g / 149 cm Side-cut: 112-74-96 mm (reviewed) Cost per gram: $0.47 / gram … » full article

Photos, Results, Report from Dogtooth Dash – 2014 BUFF Canadian SkiMo Championships


First of all, I want to apologize that this has taken so long. Yes, the results and some photos were posted through Facebook and Twitter within few hours after the Dogtooth Dash race party, however, I slacked with writing up a nice race … » full article

Coming up this weekend: Two amazing courses at the 2014 BUFF Canadian SkiMo Champs


One of the best things about skimo racing is that anyone can line up with the top athletes in their very first race. Another one is that if you want lots of fun and challenge but are hesitant about going the full Elite course then you … » full article

Report & Results for Jay Peak VT and Owl’s Head QC + Preview for Magic VT


The following report was submitted by our East Coast SkinTrack correspondent Jonathan Shefftz. After the March 2 100-percent backcountry race Mount Greylock in the northwestern corner of Massachusetts, the Eastern circuit shifted much … » full article

2014 Wasatch Powder Keg aka North American SkiMo Champs: 3 Days of Fast Racing over Challenging Courses


Hosted at Brighton Ski Resort, UT the Wasatch Powder Keg has long been on To-Do lists of many people and it seemed like all of us 1st timers showed up for the 2014 edition. Record participation once again proved that skimo in North America … » full article

March 1-2 Weekend Skimo Racing Roundup


World Cup This weekend marked the second to last World Cup race of the season at Les Diablerets in Switzerland, dominated by Spaniard Kilian Jornet and Latetia Roux of France. The weekend started with an individual race covering 1850 … » full article

Win a FREE Entry into Dogtooth Dash – 2014 Canadian SkiMo Champs!


Here's a chance to win even before you race: Sign up for the Dogtooth Dash now, post about your training on Facebook or Twitter and you can win one of 3 prizes. And here's all information about the whole event. Helps us spread … » full article

Feb 15-16 & Feb 22-23 Weekends Skimo Racing Roundup

Men's and Women's Podium at the ROAM Rando Rally in Nelson

It has been a busy couple of weeks at SkinTrack.com with Stano and I travelling to races. So while we missed the weekend roundup last week, here, we are bringing you two weekends worth of race reporting. Enjoy! International World … » full article

Racer Profile – Meredith Edwards (USA)

mere race

Meredith Edwards is a fellow Dynafit USA athlete based out of Jackson Hole but currently spending a season racing in Europe. She is the lone athlete representing Team USA on the World Cup so far this season and has performed admirably … » full article

Listen up: Interview with Melanie Bernier on CBC Radio!

Melanie on the World Cup podium (right side) after placing 3rd in a sprint in Feb 2014.

Here you can listen to Melanie Bernier's five minute telephone interview on Canada's main station - the CBC Radio - from this morning. This is another step for ski mountaineering racing in finding its way into more Canadian hearts. Being … » full article