MEC Vert180 on Dec 3: Take skimo racing as serious or as laid-back as you want

From young, to adult, to very fast...everyone has fun at Vert180.

Vert180 is one of a kind North American night event. Easy course suits novices as an introduction to this unique sport while elite skimo racers test … [Read more...]

If you like a challenge, you are a ski mountaineer


I thought I was challenging myself until I started to play in the mountains more seriously. I thought I was having lots fun until I started to meet … [Read more...]

Tiki Torch Dash 2011: Race under the stars


Last winter the Tiki Torch Dash was an opening event of a new racing season and proved to be lots of fun. This time around the date has been moved … [Read more...]

Vert 180 skimo race: Relay friendly race format


Vert 180 brings a new format to Canadian ski mountaineering racing that will showcase the sport in an altered way, however, it will showcase it to … [Read more...]

Dogtooth Dash 2010 race: Canadian National Ski Mountaineering Championships

Crazy start of the Dogtooth Dash 2009 edition.

During the upcoming Easter weekend Kicking Horse Mountain Resort (near Golden) will host the final round of the Canadian Ski Mountaineering Cup with … [Read more...]

Sunshine 5000 skimo race: Saturday, Feb 6th, 2010


Updated with current photos from critical parts of the race course. See at the bottom of the article under "Photo updates". This Saturday, Sunshine … [Read more...]

Tiki Torch Dash: Opening event to 2010 racing season

Click image to see the official Tiki Torch Dash 2009 poster.

On December 5th, the North American 2010 skimo racing season will begin with Tiki Torch Dash hosted at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort (KHMR). After … [Read more...]

Initial skimo racing calendars for 2010 season

Cropped from Andrew Wheelhouse photo.

Calendars for the North American ski mountaineering racing scene are taking shape, even though, the sun is still shining high. Canadian racing … [Read more...]