Jan 25-26 Weekend Skimo Racing Roundup: World and North America

Jerimy Arnold en route to win Berkshire East. Photo: Steve Sauve

WORLD CUP World Cup racing action moved to Courchevel France last Saturday. The weekend began with a 1,700m vertical ascent individual race … [Read more...]

Entirely out of bounds: CROWBAR Backcountry Ski Race – Feb 15, 2014


Here's a skimo race I want to bring your attention to as its course is entirely setup outside of ski area boundaries! Held at Sink Hollow which is … [Read more...]

Training and gear for Gore-Tex Grand Traverse: Interview with Jon Brown

Usual gear for the Grand Traverse. Read to interview to learn all specs.

Once known as the Elk Mountains Grand Traverse, I learned about this race in 2003 and wanted to attend it ever since. With other commitments lined up … [Read more...]

Report: 2014 Berkshire East Rando Race welcomes Nina Silitch


The following write-up was sent in by our East Coast SkinTrack connection Jonathan Shefftz, who has been organizing the North East Rando Race Series … [Read more...]

Jan 18-19 Weekend Skimo Racing Roundup and next weekend’s teaser

Start of the individual World Cup Race. (ISMF Photo)

WORLD CUP This last weekend (Jan 18-19) marked the first World Cup skimo race of the 2014 season. The race was held in Verbier, Switzerland, the site … [Read more...]

Back in the USA: Interview with Nina Silitch, the most successful North American skimo racer

Nina got very close to capturing gold at the 2013 World Ski Mountaineering Championships. Only her mistake bumped her to 2nd.

I interviewed Nina Silitch back in April, 2012 after she won a World Cup skimo race as the first North American ever. It was a sprint event in Tromso, … [Read more...]

La Sportiva Syborg skimo race skis & boots: Affordable cousins to RSR & Stratos Cube


In the next couple of days, La Sportiva will unveil their new skimo race product line to the World - Syborg skis and Syborg boots - that should be … [Read more...]

Report and Results: Castle Mountain SkiMo Race – Jan 11th, 2014


With the cancellation of COP's Vert 180, Castle Mountain Resort took the place of the first Canadian skimo race of the season. With significant … [Read more...]

Podcast interview with Chad Brackelsberg on Wasatch Powder Keg, race organizing, racing


I didn't think the second episode of SkinTrack podcast would come so soon but the opportunity was there so why not. Now, after the interview with … [Read more...]

Announcement: Boulder Nordic Sport to host Wednesday Night SkiMo series


Boulder Nordic Sport - one of the stores that has a great selection of skimo racing gear - will be hosting an evening ski mountaineering race series … [Read more...]

Jan 11, 2014: Teaser for Castle Mountain Ski Mountaineering Race


After the first skimo race on the Canadian calendar had to be cancelled due to sewerly low temperatures, about a month ago, athletes' attention … [Read more...]