The Revelstoke Steamer: do you have the legs?

Within backcountry skiing community, Revelstoke is well know for its location - being a base to endless adventure opportunities during the winter months. But being summer now, Revelstoke has something else up its sleeve. The Revelstoke … » full article

North Joffre Creek mini-traverse: Spring skiing and bush whacking

Peter fighting some serious flora to get us started.

This trip took place in Duffey Lake area in the southern part of Coast Mountains, Canada, during May 23-25, 2009. Duffey Lake backcountry skiing is a serious rival destination to the famed Rogers Pass near Revelstoke, BC. A detailed … » full article

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 more than the previous year. The new event that was added was a Dogtooth Dash at the … » full article

How to get involved in backcountry skiing and alpine touring?

This is the first article from the series on "How to start backcountry skiing and alpine touring?". Visit the page to see an outline of all the topics. The best way to introduce yourself to backcountry skiing is through more experienced … » full article

How to start backcountry skiing and alpine touring?

"How to start backcountry skiing?" is not really a question that is asked a lot but it sums up the topic of the following article series very clearly. The information is intended for you guys that want to try backcountry skiing and alpine … » full article

Welcome to

After some time of planning and developing this site was born out of enthusiasm for backcountry skiing and outdoors in general. The main goal of SkinTrack is to share and provide useful information to backcountry skiers, ski … » full article