Report: ROAM rando race at Coldsmoke Powder Fest on Feb 23, 2013

Nelson randonee skimo race 2013.

Part of the Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder Fest, the 7th annual ROAM Randonnee Rally skimo race took place around the boundaries of the Whitewater Ski … [Read more...]

Guide to Skimo Racing Nutrition and Hydration: From 2 days before to the finish line and beyond


It’s 7am, you feel rested and your legs are ready to go. You are packing all your race gear and just before leaving the motel room you are … [Read more...]

2013 ROAM Randonnee Rally at Whitewater Ski Resort on Feb 23


Get your early bird entry into this year's ROAM Randonnee Rally ski mountaineering race! The event is part of the annual Kootenay Coldsmoke Powder … [Read more...]

Relays race – Canada (6th and 9th), USA (8th and 11th) – 2013 Ski Mountaineering World Championships

Traditionally, the last day of competitions at Skimo World Championships features team relays. This is always a great spectacle and fun, followed by … [Read more...]

Vertical race summary – Janelle Smiley 13th again – 2013 World Ski Mountaineering Champs

Stevie Kremer charging during the vertical race. Photo courtesy of USSMA blog - see link at the bottom for more photos.

Today’s vertical race at the 2013 Skimo World Champs confirmed the dominance of some top athletes but also revealed some new names to watch for in … [Read more...]

Individual race recap – Reiner Thoni 26th, Janelle Smiley 13th – 2013 Skimo World Champs in France

William Bon Mardion midway through the race. Photo from ISMF.

Today’s individual race at Skimo World Champs in Pelvoux, France  featured a mass start event over 1645 vertical meters for men and 1385 m for … [Read more...]

Nina Silitch grabs silver, Andrew McNab 12th in a sprint race: North Americans on day 2 at 2013 Skimo World Champs

Nina Silitch snatches silver for US!

Today's summary from 2013 Skimo World Champs was written by Eric Carter who is also a passionate skimo racer and xc skier. February 11th - Racers … [Read more...]

Daily coverage: North American athletes at 2013 Ski Mountaineering World Championships (Pelvoux, France)

Every day, around 5pm, a recap of that day's race will be published on Skintrack. To be notified follow Skintrack on: Twitter and … [Read more...]

Great day for US and Canadian teams on day 1 of 2013 Skimo World Champs: Teams race summary

After getting the best of the Slovenian team Reiner Thoni and Andrew McNab shaking hands with the rivals. Photo by Brad Schalles (

Today (Feb 10, 2013), the 2013 Ski Mountaineering World Championships in Pelvoux, France saw their first day of competitions - the teams race - for … [Read more...]

What, who, when: US and Canadian athletes at 2013 Ski Mountaineering World Championships


Here we go again! Two years went by incredibly fast since the 2011 Skimo World Champs in Claut, Italy. This year’s prestigious event will take … [Read more...]