Rogers Pass: Canada Skimo Team’s second training camp ever


There is a very committed group of great people that are going to represent Canada at the World Ski Mountaineering Championships in Andorra this … [Read more...]

6 tips to get you ready for your first ski mountaineering race


Backcountry skiing is great fun. It is one of the best ways to spend time with your friends, to relax and to do what makes you happy. But from time to … [Read more...]

West Coast snow report: 2,5m deeeep


Early season conditions are long time gone. No one remembers them anymore. White fluffy stuff keeps fallin', So the brave can be rollin'. This … [Read more...]

From tele to Team Canada: A telemark skier’s switch to AT race gear


My first ski mountaineering race was completed on 184cm K2 telemark boards with non-free pivot bindings and Garmont Excursion boots. My skins were G3 … [Read more...]

Buying altimeter watch that fits your needs and budget


Choosing which altimeter watch to buy is tough with the variety we are presented today, so let's make it simpler with some basic advice that will help … [Read more...]

Must see: Ski like James Bond

I came across this footage on my friend's blog - - and thought to share it with as many people as possible would be great. Have … [Read more...]

Altimeter watch: Why it is important and beneficial to know your altitude?


Knowing at what altitude (elevation) you are at any moment while backcountry skiing is very important and can be also very beneficial. Lets take a … [Read more...]

Tiki Torch Dash: Opening event to 2010 racing season

Click image to see the official Tiki Torch Dash 2009 poster.

On December 5th, the North American 2010 skimo racing season will begin with Tiki Torch Dash hosted at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort (KHMR). After … [Read more...]