Skimo News Feb 3-5: US Nationals, Steep Dreams at Panorama, Burke Backcountry Adventure, Upcoming Events

Jon Brown with Rory Kelly chasing Gaston/Taam in the teams race.

It was a busy weekend for skimo racing and big snow storms in North America while many skimo locations in Europe continue to receive very little snow. … [Read more...]

Skimo News Jan 28-29: Controversy at the 2nd World Cup, Le Massif Race in Quebec, CROWBAR in Utah, Upcoming Events

Aiden Lennie on his way to victory in the short course. Photo David Moore.

Time flies and we are already into February of 2017, with World Championships only 23 days away! To read our last week's Skimo News go here … [Read more...]

Skimo News Jan 21-22: Carter racing in Andorra WC, Canada and East Coast races, Upcoming events

Forsberg overtaking Mollaret and Orgue in the vertical.

With World Championships quickly approaching (Eric and Stano will be attenting as well) the athletes are entering their final preparations. Besides … [Read more...]

New Race On The Block: Steep Dreams at Panorama Mountain Resort on Feb 4-5

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We would like to point your attention to a new ski mountaineering event on the Canadian scene. Not just because it's a first time event but also … [Read more...]

Skimo News Jan 13-15: 2nd USA Team Qualifier, Mountain Attack, Upcoming Races and World Cups…

From left: Quinn Simmons (15) and Scott Simmons (45) are going to represent US at Worlds. Jon Brown, right off them, is also going to Worlds after qualifying for teams race.

Last weekend was very busy for racing in Colorado while Canada took a break. In Europe, 18th edition of Mountain Attack in Austria served its … [Read more...]

In Memory of Ben Parsons: A Good Friend and an Athlete with a Big Heart

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Update: Please consider donating to a fundraising campaign started by Ben's friends. All proceeds will go to support his young son and family. Thank … [Read more...]

Gear Guide To Your First Skimo Racing Setup: Skis, Boots, Bindings, and more

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When it comes to shopping for your first-ever skimo racing setup there is no "fit-for-all" advice as each person's goals, budget and athletic … [Read more...]

Race Recap: Vert180 Night Skimo Race in Calgary

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The Canadian Skimo Cup kicked off with its first race of the season at the Canada Olympic Park in Calgary last Saturday. With its unusual format - … [Read more...]

Video and Thoughts on Risks of Locked Binding Toes

Our thoughts are based on the talk by a biomechanical engineer Jeff Campbell. You can watch the 25min video further below.

We are all guilty of locking out our tech toe pieces while skiing downhill. If you are thinking "not me" right now then you are probably lying or you … [Read more...]

Two Winners of SkinTrack’s November Contest and $250 Prize Packages

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Until the very last day, entries were coming in for the SkinTrack November Gear Contest that we ran from Nov 1st to Nov 30th. Today, thanks to our … [Read more...]

Interview with ISMF President about Skimo & Olympics and Anti-doping Efforts

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With many things going in the right direction for the sport of ski mountaineering racing, we reached out to Armando Mariotta - the president of the … [Read more...]

Training Plan: 12 Weeks to Your Best Skimo Race

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Today, after receiving much feedback and almost two years after releasing the Manual For Ski Mountaineering Racing e-book, we are proud to announce … [Read more...]