Skimo News – April 11, 2018: Final World Cup in Italy, Racing in the US, and in Lofoten Skimo in Norway

Robert Antonioli building his lead ahead of Michele Boscacci, the most consistent and the most winning athlete this season.

Skimo racing season is wrapping up around the World. The Canadian Cup is complete and the final World Cup was contested over the weekend. Just a few … [Read more...]

Skimo News – Mar 28, 2018: Tour du Rutor, Pan-American Ski Mountaineering Championships, and more…

Kylee Ohler on her way to winning Pan-Am Championships sprint race.

It was a relatively big weekend in the skimo world with athletes competing overseas at the Tour du Rotur in Italy, and on this side of the Atlantic at … [Read more...]

Essential Tips for Preparing to Race Patrouille des Glaciers in Switzerland

Athletes arriving in Verbier. Photo by PDG.

It’s that time of year when days are getting longer so we can start thinking of big days in the mountains instead of just storm skiing and … [Read more...]

Skimo News – Feb 27, 2018: North American racing + Jornet and Antonioli took Euro titles as Mollarete dominates women…

Jornet pressing the gas pedal while Italians are hiding from the strong wind. Photo by ISMF.

Exciting racing all around the North America and severe weather conditions for athletes at the European Championships on Mount Etna on the Italian … [Read more...]

Skimo News – Feb 20, 2018: Pete Swenson Returns, Transcavallo Stage Race, Upcoming Races

Beautiful winter landscape at Transcavallo race at Alpago, Italy.

It’s a very brief news cycle this week with just two races to report on. Colorado and Utah have finally begun getting significant snowfall but are … [Read more...]

Skimo News – Feb 14, 2018: No Skimo at 2022 Olympics, Mike Foote Wins in Whitefish, Kilian Jornet Winning Again

Marti Werner doing his best to stay with Kilian Jornet.

Skiers in Colorado rejoice to the first snowfall of the season! Meanwhile, in the Canadian Interior, skiers are flocking to the ski areas due to high … [Read more...]

Skimo News – Feb 1, 2018: 2019 Gear Introductions, World Cup Vertical in Andorra, US Race Reports

Women's podium at WC vertical race in Andorra last week. Photo by ISMF.

Right now, industry insiders are schmoozing at a plethora of trade shows and new gear leaks continue to entice racers. Instead of visiting the Outdoor … [Read more...]

Skimo News – Jan 16, 2018: Finally Racing in Colorado, Boscacci Wins Mountain Attack, East Coast Races, National Champs in Europe, and more…

With eyes on the prize, Michelle Boscacci wins 2018 Mountain Attack. Photo credit - Mountain Attack.

The race season is in full swing, though it may not feel like it in the American Rockies, and we have lots of action everywhere! North American … [Read more...]

Skimo News – Jan 10: Colorado cancels again, Stormy race in Vermont, Sprint and Individual at Castle Mountain in Canada…

Kylee Ohler in the boot-pack atop the first climb.

Racing action continued in North America on the East Coast and in Alberta, Canada while the Western US continues to struggle with low or no snow … [Read more...]

Skimo News – Jan 2: Race Previews and Current Snow Conditions

Photo from our touring day earlier in December. Good snow conditions are continuing in the west parts of Canada.

No racing action took place over the holiday period in North America or on the World Cup circuit. In other ski news, Colorado has finally received … [Read more...]

Skimo News Dec 19: World Cup in China, Cam Smith Takes His First Ever Win at Wolf Creek, First Descent on Mt Assiniboine, Upcoming Events

Top athletes fighting in cold conditions in the vertical race in Wanlong, China.

It was an exciting weekend in the skimo racing world with the first ever World Cup taking place in China! The Wanlong venue will be hosting some of … [Read more...]

10 Last-Minute Skimo Christmas Gift Ideas

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Christmas is quickly approaching and skimo athletes can be notoriously difficult to shop for. To help you out, we’ve got a gift list that you can … [Read more...]