Guide to Overtraining for Mountain Athletes: What it is, Symptoms, Causes, Effects, Treatment, and Prevention

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We originally published this post in November 2013 but it with the new season at our door it is highly relevant. As highly enthusiastic mountain … [Read more...]

Helmets Don’t Prevent Concussions but Still Useful

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With the news of ISMF rule changes regarding skimo racing helmets (see my article here) I have been looking for more information about how well the … [Read more...]

Is Your Skimo Helmet Legal for Racing? New ISMF Rule and the EN 12492, EN 1077 and UIAA 106 certifications

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Several weeks ago, we hinted that some new ISMF rule changes will affect the gear skimo athletes will need to use at ISMF sanctioned races starting … [Read more...]

Useful Tips for Traveling: Skimo Racing and Ski Touring in Europe

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For North Americans, skimo racing in Europe is not only a humbling and awesome sporting experience but also an adventure into different cultures, … [Read more...]

Skimo Training: How to Transition to On-Snow Training

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Summer is firmly in the rear view mirror and the days are starting crisp and dark. Snow is flying in the mountains and, depending on where you live, … [Read more...]

Short Movie: Skiing the Hardrock 100

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In theory, skiing 100 miles should be easier than running them. But this all depends on terrain, snow conditions and overall winter challenges. In … [Read more...]