Racer Profile – Meredith Edwards (USA)

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Meredith Edwards is a fellow Dynafit USA athlete based out of Jackson Hole but currently spending a season racing in Europe. She is the lone athlete … [Read more...]

Feb 1-2 Weekend Skimo Racing Roundup and Upcoming Races

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WORLD CUP A quiet weekend to report on in the skimo race world with the Pitturina World Cup being postponed due to too much snow! I feel terrible for … [Read more...]

Jan 25-26 Weekend Skimo Racing Roundup: World and North America

Jerimy Arnold en route to win Berkshire East. Photo: Steve Sauve

WORLD CUP World Cup racing action moved to Courchevel France last Saturday. The weekend began with a 1,700m vertical ascent individual race … [Read more...]

Jan 18-19 Weekend Skimo Racing Roundup and next weekend’s teaser

Start of the individual World Cup Race. (ISMF Photo)

WORLD CUP This last weekend (Jan 18-19) marked the first World Cup skimo race of the 2014 season. The race was held in Verbier, Switzerland, the site … [Read more...]

Report and Results: Castle Mountain SkiMo Race – Jan 11th, 2014

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With the cancellation of COP's Vert 180, Castle Mountain Resort took the place of the first Canadian skimo race of the season. With significant … [Read more...]

Dynafit TLT 6 Mountain Review: First impressions and comparison to TLT 5

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Dynafit TLT 6 Mountain Boot quick overview: Usual full price: $749.95 USD Weight: 1225g per boot (size 27.5) Cost per gram: $0.31 / … [Read more...]

Ultimate Direction SJ Ultra Vest Review: For runs when you need more than just a water bottle

Scrambling Rainbow Mountain.

Ultimate Direction Scott Jurek Ultra Vest quick overview: Usual full price: $124.94 USD Weight: 368 g with 2 UD bottles Cost per … [Read more...]

First Tracks – Oct 2nd!

Bootpack to the summit ridge.

The Coast has been getting pounded with rain in the valley and snow in the alpine so I snuck out for a morning of skiing near Cypress Peak. We have … [Read more...]

Suunto Ambit 2 Review: Multi-sport altimeter GPS watch with heart-rate functionality

On Castle Towers: Shows data (HR & Time) display.

Suunto Ambit 2 quick overview: Usual full price: $550.00 USD Weight: 82-92 g depending on the model (mine is 89g for the watch + HR belt … [Read more...]

How to minimize effects of altitude on skimo racing performance – Tips for acclimatization for competition at altitude

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When we sling on our pack for a ski traverse or strap down our boots for a ski mountaineering race we rarely think about the effect altitude will have … [Read more...]