Podcast Interview with Melanie Bernier: Lots of tips from her training for skimo racing, gear, nutrition…


This is the first ever episode of SkinTrack.com podcast! It's not fully podcast-like in a sense that you can download it (will come later) but you can … [Read more...]

Interview with under-the-radar Trevor Hunt: About light gear and steep skiing on the Coast and beyond

As close to revealing himself as it gets.

I don't get stoked easily, but I am totally psyched to bring you this interview because Trevor Hunt skis literally the gnarliest shit on almost ski … [Read more...]

Interview with Cripple Creek BC ski mountaineering store owners Doug Stenclik and Randy Young


Four weeks ago you had a chance to read the very first store owner interview on Skintrack as I spoke to Jason Borro of Skimo.co. Today, the … [Read more...]

Exclusive interview with Max Taam and John Gaston: On training, gear and life with a team that dominated the 2013 US skimo racing circuit

John Gaston (left) and Max Taam holding on to the lead in teams at 2013 Wasatch Powder Keg.

There must have been very few people in the skimo racing community that would have picked Max Taam and John Gaston to dominate last season’s … [Read more...]

Interview with Skimo.co founder Jason Borro: “Weight is a handicap on freedom”


Stano: First of all, congrats on opening Skimo Co - North America’s first absolutely specialized light skimo gear online store! Jason: … [Read more...]

Ski movies production and filming: interview with Sherpas Cinema producer

Image copied from BackcountrySkiingCanada.com where it was provided by Sherpas Cinema.

Many, many ski films are being produced in the recent years. Some are good, some great, and some... I used to watch them 10-15 years ago but not … [Read more...]

On Skimo Racing Summer Training: Interview with Adam Campbell, professional mountain runner


Last summer, I published two articles on summer training for skimo racing. One was about a general approach to summer skimo training – "Bread and … [Read more...]

The 2013 Power of Four skimo race: One man’s three year evolution towards a unified team spirit


In this well written essay one of our fellow skimo racers, Jeremy Rietmann, shares his candid story of personal evolution that was forced upon him by … [Read more...]

Part 2: Interview with Jason & Andy Dorais – On race organizing, gear, and favourite training spots

Wasatch Citizen Skimo Series

This is the second part of the interview with Jason and Andy - this time discussing organizing the Wasatch Citizen Skimo Series, what gear they use, … [Read more...]

Part 1: Interview with Jason & Andy Dorais – On their sporting backgrounds, skimo racing starts, work…


This is an in-depth, two part interview with the fast Dorais brothers. Jason and Andy live in Salt Lake City, and besides their own adventurous … [Read more...]

Ian Gale interview: Organizing the best skimo race in Canada, and Tips for other organizers


Ian Gale is the man behind the best run ski mountaineering race in Canada. And this year, his race got the recognition by being awarded the North … [Read more...]

Luke Nelson interview: father of two, mountain runner, and the 2012 US ski mountaineering champion

Luke Nelson after UTMB.

A father of two, Luke Nelson is the reigning US ski mountaineering champion. On top of that (or before that) he is an accomplished mountain runner. … [Read more...]