Training Plan: 12 Weeks to Your Best Skimo Race

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Today, after receiving much feedback and almost two years after releasing the Manual For Ski Mountaineering Racing e-book, we are proud to announce … [Read more...]

Skimo Training Locations Series – Summit County, Colorado

A-Basin Rise and Shine Rando Race

The idea of this series is to highlight local skimo training zones. Not the big, rad lines in the backcountry that you go to for huge missions, but … [Read more...]

Guide to Overtraining for Mountain Athletes: What it is, Symptoms, Causes, Effects, Treatment, and Prevention

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We originally published this post in November 2013 but it with the new season at our door it is highly relevant. As highly enthusiastic mountain … [Read more...]

Useful Tips for Traveling: Skimo Racing and Ski Touring in Europe

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For North Americans, skimo racing in Europe is not only a humbling and awesome sporting experience but also an adventure into different cultures, … [Read more...]

Skimo Training: How to Transition to On-Snow Training

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Summer is firmly in the rear view mirror and the days are starting crisp and dark. Snow is flying in the mountains and, depending on where you live, … [Read more...]

Biking Instead of Running? Proven Tips for Effective Summer Skimo Cross-training

This last winter, due to living in flat Edmonton, Peter rode his fat bike a lot as means of training for skimo.

The following article is a guest post by Peter Knight and is similar to our last week's post - How to Start Running After a Skimo Season Without … [Read more...]

How to Start Running After a Skimo Season Without Getting Injured

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Although the ski season is not fully finished yet, we are all thinking about summer activities more and more with every sunrise. A year ago we … [Read more...]

Skimo World Cup Sprint: Video Transition Technique Analysis

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Sprint races are not really my forte when it comes to skimo racing. However, they are incredibly spectator friendly (good for the sport) and allow … [Read more...]

Skimo Training Location Series – Calgary Olympic Park – Alberta, Canada

Kylee racing in big sky country at COP.

The idea of this series is to highlight a local skimo training zones. Not the big, rad lines in the backcountry that you go to for huge missions, but … [Read more...]

Skimo Training Locations Series: Peak 10 – Breckenridge, CO

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The idea of this series is to highlight a local skimo training zones. Not the big, rad lines in the backcountry that you go to for huge missions, but … [Read more...]

Skimo Training Locations Series: Diamond Head Trail – Squamish BC

BC's South Coast and Garibaldi Provincial Park. The Diamond Head Trail is accessed from Squamish.

The idea of this series is to highlight a local skimo training zones. Not the big, rad lines in the backcountry that you go to for huge missions, but … [Read more...]

Skimo Training Series: Training tips for September-October

Eric Carter and Melanie Bernier getting in some early "skinning" mileage.

September marks change of seasons in North America and Europe. One minute you are suffering through the heat of summer then the next it is end of the … [Read more...]