Two races down on our US rando skimo racing and touring road trip

Melanie Bernier in Jackson Hole.

This article was submitted by Melanie Bernier - an elite skimo racer and a pillar member of the Canadian National Ski Mountaineering Team. She will be … [Read more...]

Results, video and report for Vert180 skimo race (Dec 3, 2011)


Fun, great snow and "go-go-go" were the words flying around at start/transition area of the Vert180 skimo race at Canada Olympic Park. As a great … [Read more...]

Sunshine 5000 race report: great battles, long course…little rocky

Stairs that led racers down to a little col to start the descent of the "feared" Delirium Dive.

Sunshine 5000 is the oldest race on the Canadian ski mountaineering racing calendar and its 6th going was held last Saturday (Feb 6th, 2010) at the … [Read more...]

Whitefish Whiteout ski mountaineering race: big checks, fast times, wicked course

From left - second Ben Parsons, first Brandon French, third Reiner Thoni.

Another round of the US skimo racing series was hosted on Saturday, January 23, 2010 at Whitefish ski resort. According to organizers, for the first … [Read more...]

The Heathen Challenge – Sunlight COSMIC Race Report + US Team

Travis Scheefer and Ben Parsons discussing the race.

Last Saturday, January 16th, Sunlight Mountain in Colorado hosted another round of the US ski mountaineering racing series and the event was the last … [Read more...]

Tiki Torch Dash 2009: fun and chill under the stars

Two fastest girls of Canadian skimo racing: Melanie Bernier and Julie Matteau.

Melanie Bernier delivered a performance of the night while Montana boys won a relay as the North American skimo racing season went under way. On … [Read more...]

Recap of the Canadian ski mountaineering racing season 2009

Canadian ski mountaineering racing series is growing bit by bit every year. The 2009 skimo racing season promised five event calendar, which meant one … [Read more...]