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...]

New Remarkable Dynafit P49 Bindings and Pintech System: Videos and Photos

To release from the binding, you just press the two side buttons with your fingers and pull the boot upward. It feels easy to do with gloves on as well.

During my recent visit to ISPO outdoor trade show in Munich I was looking for a Dynafit booth to no avail. I headed to Pomoca instead, as both … [Read more...]

New Scarpa Alien 1.0 vs Scarpa Alien RS vs Scarpa Alien 3.0

Scarpa Alien 3.0 compared to new Scarpa Alien 1.0 (on the right).

Here are a couple of close-up photos of the newly redesigned Scarpa Alien 1.0, now using a carbon infused Grilamid shell just like the Alien … [Read more...]

Skimo News – Jan 23, 2018: World Cup in Switzerland, Canadian and US race series continue

Lori Anne Donald running away with first place in the sprint and qualifying for Canadian world's team.

It’s been an interesting week in skimo! Colorado snowpack remains lean, although, Utah has seen a few glimpses of winter. Meanwhile, the West … [Read more...]

ISPO Munich – Jan 28-31: SkinTrack Secures Media Accreditation for the Biggest Outdoor Show

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I am very excited to announce that from Jan 28 to Jan 31 I will be visiting the biggest outdoor show! With virtually all brands and manufacturers … [Read more...]

New Training Plan Release: 8-Week Sprint and Speed Development Training Plan

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While our social media accounts were dormant over the Christmas, we were working hard on finishing our newest 8-week skimo training plan! Eric and … [Read more...]

Prize Giveaway: SkinTrack training plans, t-shirts, bandannas

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Update - Jan 11, 2018 - Contest Winners: Thank you everyone for participating and giving us your feedback! Check back soon for another prize … [Read more...]

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

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

La Sportiva Sytron and Scarpa Alien RS: Boots Under 1 kg with Focus on Downhill Performance

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There are two light ski mountaineering boots talked about these days - La Sportiva Sytron and Scarpa Alien RS - both weighing under 1,000 grams per … [Read more...]

Best Terrain for Skimo Intensity Interval Training: Groomed Ski Runs or Skin Tracks?

Regularly including various technical aspects of skimo racing in your workouts is crucial to your improvement.

In any competitive sport, once you want to improve your speed beyond a certain plateau, you'll have to incorporate regular high intensity sessions - … [Read more...]

Skimo News Dec 12: Record turn-out at Vert 180, Loup Loup Rando race preview

6pm start makes a for an unique race setting. (And low light makes snapping pics difficult.)

Vert 180 - Calgary, AB - Dec 9, 2017 There was a historical turnout at the Vert 180 race in Calgary last Saturday with around 100 participants … [Read more...]