Review of Julbo Montebianco Sunglasses: Ultimate Eye Protection on Snow

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Quick Overview: Usual Retail Price: $100-200 depending on the lens Weight: 33g Lens we tested: Cameleon lens - category 2-4 photochromic polarized … [Read more...]

Great Visit to La Sportiva Factory and Headquarters in Italy

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Who would think that twisting mountain roads, climbing over high passes, would land me in front of a factory of one of the most recognized brands in … [Read more...]

Andreas Steindl Sets a New Speed Record on Matterhorn

Photo by Samuel Anthamatten.

On August 27, Andreas Steindl set a new speed record for going up and down the iconic Matterhorn (4478m) from Zermatt via the Hornli Ridge … [Read more...]

Dani Arnold’s New Speed Record on Grandes Jorasses and Beyond

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Dani Arnold has been rising up as a speed climbing star following Ueli Steck's path and over the last couple of years he has accumulated a number of … [Read more...]

Report: Tromso Skyrace – Tromso, Norway – August 4, 2018

Photo by David Gonthier.

This race report was submitted by our friend and summer SkinTrack contributor Shaun Stephens-Whale. The Tromso Skyrace is a technical … [Read more...]

Report: The Hardrock 100 Mile Endurance Run – Silverton, Colorado – July 20, 2018

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This race report was submitted by our friend and summer SkinTrack contributor Shaun Stephens-Whale. The Hardrock One Hundred Mile Endurance Run … [Read more...]

Guide to Qualifying for the US and Canadian Teams for the 2019 Ski Mountaineering World Championships

Janelle Smiley and Jessie Young racing to 4th place in women's team race at 2017 Worlds. Photo by Mark Smiley.

It might be the middle of the summer but for top athletes it’s time to start thinking seriously about 2019 Ski Mountaineering National Teams … [Read more...]

Mike Foote Interview: 24 Questions For The New 24-Hour World Record Holder

Luke pacing Mike in the early morning hours.

We are super excited to bring you this detailed interview with Mike Foote today! We will talk about his training, preparation, nutrition and the … [Read more...]

Skimo News – Mar 20, 2018: New 24h World Record, Pierra Menta News, Upcoming Pan American Skimo Champs, and more…

While the unfortunate accident took out Kilian Jornet nothing should be taken away from Michele Boscacci winning his first Pierra Menta with his father Graziano, a winner of the 2002 Pierra Menta, watching from the sidelines. A truly grand family achievement! (Pierra Menta photo)

Last couple of days have been the busiest and the most exciting for the skimo world in all of this season. Let's not waist screen space and dive right … [Read more...]

Skimo News – Mar 16, 2018: Backcountry skimo racing in Squamish BC, Power of Four in Aspen and more…

John and Max way out front.

It has been quite busy last two weeks for race organizers, athletes and us as well. However, we are reporting only on three races as we are still … [Read more...]

The Lightest Ski Mountaineering and Ski Touring Skis in the World from Moonlight Mountain Gear

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Out of nowhere and out of Norway comes a little known ski brand that is manufacturering a line of arguably the lightest skis in the world! Their ski … [Read more...]

No Ski Mountaineering Racing at 2022 Olympic Games? What about 2026?

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With 2018 Winter Olympic Games in full swing in PyeongChang in South Korea let's take a moment to evaluate where skimo racing stands in relation to … [Read more...]