Skimo News Feb 3-5: US Nationals, Steep Dreams at Panorama, Burke Backcountry Adventure, Upcoming Events

Jon Brown with Rory Kelly chasing Gaston/Taam in the teams race.

It was a busy weekend for skimo racing and big snow storms in North America while many skimo locations in Europe continue to receive very little snow. … [Read more...]

Skimo News Jan 28-29: Controversy at the 2nd World Cup, Le Massif Race in Quebec, CROWBAR in Utah, Upcoming Events

Aiden Lennie on his way to victory in the short course. Photo David Moore.

Time flies and we are already into February of 2017, with World Championships only 23 days away! To read our last week's Skimo News go here … [Read more...]

Skimo News Jan 21-22: Carter racing in Andorra WC, Canada and East Coast races, Upcoming events

Forsberg overtaking Mollaret and Orgue in the vertical.

With World Championships quickly approaching (Eric and Stano will be attenting as well) the athletes are entering their final preparations. Besides … [Read more...]

Skimo News Jan 13-15: 2nd USA Team Qualifier, Mountain Attack, Upcoming Races and World Cups…

From left: Quinn Simmons (15) and Scott Simmons (45) are going to represent US at Worlds. Jon Brown, right off them, is also going to Worlds after qualifying for teams race.

Last weekend was very busy for racing in Colorado while Canada took a break. In Europe, 18th edition of Mountain Attack in Austria served its … [Read more...]

Skimo News Dec 1-19: US Worlds Team Qualifier Races, French Vertical Champs, and more

Janelle Smiley racing to first place. Photo by Eric Hoff.

The last two weeks have seen big storms dumping snow all over North America and kicking the skimo race season into a full swing. The first North … [Read more...]

Race Recap: Vert180 Night Skimo Race in Calgary

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The Canadian Skimo Cup kicked off with its first race of the season at the Canada Olympic Park in Calgary last Saturday. With its unusual format - … [Read more...]

Final 2015/16 Canadian Skimo Racing Rankings

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With the conclusion of skimo racing in Western Canada last weekend in Lake Louise, our governing body Ski Mountaineering Competition Canada (SMCC) has … [Read more...]

Mar 15-28 Skimo Racing News Shorts: World Cup, Grand Traverse, Canadian Nationals

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The past two weeks were full of skimo racing in North America and Europe! Here is our recap of what happened in the skin tracks. » For previous … [Read more...]

March 1-14 Skimo Racing News Shorts: Powder Keg, Five Peaks, Pierra Menta, Skimo East

Photo: Stephenie Cote

It was a busy two weeks of racing in North America and Europe! Read on to if you have missed anything. » For previous weekend's racing news see … [Read more...]

Jan 16-17 News Shorts: John Gaston races a World Cup while others battle back home, Kilian Jornet wins twice

Max Taam leads the 2016 COSMIC Sunlight Dynafit Heathen Challenge. Myke Hermsmeyer Photo.

Another full weekend of racing in the US and Europe while the Canadian Series takes a break. Read on for more news from last week in … [Read more...]

Jan 10-11 News Shorts: Skimo racing weekend all over the World

The field takes off at Outdoor Retailer skimo event. Myke Hermsmeyer photo.

This past weekend was the first big racing weekend of the season with events happening all over North America and several National Championships in … [Read more...]

Race Recap: Vert180 Skimo Race

“Oh great, now I get to be beaten by two people wearing tutu’s...” - Peter Knight

The Vert180 is the annual season opener for the Canadian Skimo Calendar. While the setting may not be spectacular alpine peaks, there is no shortage … [Read more...]