Jan 23-24 News Shorts: Racing news from the US West and East, and Canada

Jessie Young boots to victory at the Heathen Challenge. Myke H Photo

With more skimo events on the North American calendar this season than ever before, race packed weekends are becoming the norm! Let's take a look how … [Read more...]

450 grams: New La Sportiva Stratos Hi-Cube Skimo Racing Boots


"How much lighter can they get? How much longer to 300 grams?" That's what I keep asking myself every year now since new superbly light skimo boots … [Read more...]

Preview of new Fischer Travers Carbon ski mountaineering boots


There were a couple of new ski mountaineering and ski touring boots that caught my eye at the recent Outdoor Retailer show in Salt Lake City. In this … [Read more...]

Jan 16-17 News Shorts: John Gaston races a World Cup while others battle back home, Kilian Jornet wins twice

Max Taam leads the 2016 COSMIC Sunlight Dynafit Heathen Challenge. Myke Hermsmeyer Photo.

Another full weekend of racing in the US and Europe while the Canadian Series takes a break. Read on for more news from last week in … [Read more...]

Skimo Training Locations Series: Peak 10 – Breckenridge, CO

Peak 10

The idea of this series is to highlight a local skimo training zones. Not the big, rad lines in the backcountry that you go to for huge missions, but … [Read more...]

Jan 10-11 News Shorts: Skimo racing weekend all over the World

The field takes off at Outdoor Retailer skimo event. Myke Hermsmeyer photo.

This past weekend was the first big racing weekend of the season with events happening all over North America and several National Championships in … [Read more...]

Review of Arc’teryx Procline Comp Jacket: Breathable and super light hardshell for snowy ski mountaineering


Quick overview: Usual full price: about $399.00 USD Weight: 405 g Pros: Fit, Simplicity, Function, Breathable, Weight Cons: Longer … [Read more...]