Nina Silitch interview: Skimo racing mom gets the first ever ski mountaineering World Cup win for North America

Nina Silitch sprinting.

On April 5th I congratulated Nina (via her blog) on a great racing season and asked whether she would consider an interview for Skintrack. A day later … [Read more...]

Transcript from a live Twitter interview with Reiner Thoni (North American ski mountaineering champion)

Reiner Thoni interview

The following is a transcript from a live interview we did (@Skintrack) with Reiner Thoni (@ReinerThoni) on February 20, 2012 using Twitter. It was a … [Read more...]

New prototype boot in Scarpa Alien series

Scarpa Alien Revelstoke

It doesn't happen often that a big company like Scarpa lets slip out a product photo while it is only in a prototype stage. The first Scarpa Alien … [Read more...]

Make your own dehydrated food for multi-day ski traverses and backcountry trips

Make your own dried food for ski traverses

For a long time, when it came to multi-day backcountry ski traverses, I thought I have to rely on dried or dry-freeze packaged foods from a store. I … [Read more...]

Videos: Tour du Rutor challenging Pierra Menta for the most beautiful skimo stage race

Stage racing is a well known racing format in road cycling and mountain biking but not much in ski mountaineering world. I believe it is a great … [Read more...]