2015 Canadian Skimo Racing Calendar Preview

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The 2015 Canadian skimo race calendar has been announced and here is a quick overview of each race, the course, and how last year unfolded and what to … [Read more...]

SkinTrack.com & SMCC Skimo Training Camp in September 2014

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Eric Carter and I are organizing a summer skimo and trail running training camp in Squamish, BC and we want to invite you to join us! The camp will … [Read more...]

Coming up this weekend: Two amazing courses at the 2014 BUFF Canadian SkiMo Champs

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One of the best things about skimo racing is that anyone can line up with the top athletes in their very first race. Another one is that if you … [Read more...]

Vertfest 2014 is here: Alpental, Mt. Bachelor, Powder Keg

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Vertfest in Alpental, WA has become Pacific's North West iconic event and it's not stopping there. This year, another two venues will host this … [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...]

Featured Event: Ken Jones Classic at Lake Louise on Feb 8, 2014

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We are used to racing the Ken Jones Classic ski mountaineering race in late March or even April but not any more - the organizers have decided to move … [Read more...]

Entirely out of bounds: CROWBAR Backcountry Ski Race – Feb 15, 2014

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Here's a skimo race I want to bring your attention to as its course is entirely setup outside of ski area boundaries! Held at Sink Hollow which is … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Jan 11, 2014: Teaser for Castle Mountain Ski Mountaineering Race

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After the first skimo race on the Canadian calendar had to be cancelled due to sewerly low temperatures, about a month ago, athletes' attention … [Read more...]

9 Simple Tips for SkiMo Race Organizers on Improving Racer’s Experience

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As a long time racer, organizer and a course designer I figured this would be a good time to share some of my thoughts with skimo race organizers on … [Read more...]

Skintrack.com & SMCC September 2013 Skimo Training Camp

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This page was last updated on Sep 10, 2013. Over the weekend of September 13-15, 2013 Eric Carter and I are organizing a summer skimo training … [Read more...]

Report from 2013 Ken Jones Classic: Brad Schalles and Martha Burley win, Eric Carter falls into a tree well

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After three months the Canadian skimo racing season ended yesterday with the final race held at Lake Louise Ski Area. It was the third annual Ken … [Read more...]