Andrew McLean interview: North America’s Skimo Pioneers Series


This interview kicks off a series of quick 5-question interviews with people that can be definitely considered North America's skimo … [Read more...]

Lindsay Plant (USA): Skimo Racer Profile Interview

Lindsay Plant raced strong today. Photo by ISMF.

We caught up with Lindsay Plant, the leader of the Team USA at the 2015 Skimo World Championships and asked her a few questions about her training and … [Read more...]

Day 7 at Skimo Worlds – Relay races: Top 3 men’s teams & Top 2 women’s finish within 8 seconds!

Robert Antonioli, one of the most exciting racers to watch, going for gold. ISMF photo.

Today marked the last day of the 2015 Ski Mountaineering World Championships in Verbier and as the tradition dictates the relay races were going to … [Read more...]

Day 6 at Skimo Worlds – Teams races: Dorais & Goth 11th, Plant & Young 6th, Italy wins men’s race & France women’s

Jon Brown leading the Canadians Travis Brown & Nick Elson, with Teague Holmes behind them.

Today’s race featured some of the most challenging terrain of the week. The teams event best embodies the spirit of ski mountaineering - with two … [Read more...]

Day 5 at Skimo Worlds – Junior & Cadet individual races: Oliver Bibby places 20th


Today saw the junior and cadet categories (all under 20) fighting it out for the world titles in the individual races at the 2015 Verbier Ski … [Read more...]

Day 4 at Skimo Worlds – Individual Races: Gaston 27th & Bernier 13th as best North Americans, Jornet & Roux win again

US boys having a good times in the finish! Photo Eric Carter.

Today's report features some great shots and lots of details sent in by Eric. Thank you! Yesterday, Sunday and Day 3, was effectively a rest day … [Read more...]

Day 2 at 2015 Skimo Worlds – Vertical: Jornet & Orgue Vila take titles, Eric Carter (39th) & Lindsay Plant (14th) fastest for USA, Mel Bernier (20th) & Nick Elson (41st) for Canada

Lindsay Plant raced strong today. Photo by ISMF.

While several of skimo's superstars raced and dominated the sprint at Champsec yesterday, many of the big endurance engines were on the sidelines … [Read more...]

Day 1 at 2015 Skimo Worlds – Sprint Races: Bernier places 5th & Young 20th in women, Dorais & Taam make Quater-finals in men

From left: 4th, 2nd, 1st, 3rd, 5th - Melanie Bernier. Photo by ISMF.

Today saw the first day of competitions at the 2015 Ski Mountaineering World Championships in Verbier, Switzerland. With perfect weather and a bit of … [Read more...]

News Shorts: Opening Ceremonies at 2015 Skimo World Championships in Verbier

Scott Simmons trying to convince the "first aid professional" to give up the schnapps :) Photo from ISMF.

Opening ceremonies today: Athletes paraded through the main street of Verbier village - along the same route of the vertical course where they … [Read more...]

News Shorts: North Americans in Andorra World Cup, Torgon SkiAlpi race, Canadian Champs, CROWBAR, Berkshire East

Melanie with Travis Brown in the finish.

Jan 24-25: Skimo World Cup in Andorra A couple of US and Canadian athletes took part in this 2nd round of the 2015 Skimo World Cup. The race weekend … [Read more...]

Report: Berkshire East Rando Race on Jan 24, 2015

Jerimy Arnold is already ahead of the picture. Therefore, Jonathan, appears to be leading the race here.

The following entertaining report was emailed to me by our enthusiastic and invaluable SkinTrack contributor Jonathan Shefftz. How it all went … [Read more...]

Athletes Named to Team USA and Canada for the 2015 World Ski Mountaineering Championships in Verbier on Feb 6-12


With the 2015 World Ski Mountaineering Championships just around the corner, Team USA and Team Canada skimo athletes lists have been finalized based … [Read more...]