Innovative Ski Mountaineering and Skimo Racing Gear for 2016/2017

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Every year, manufacturers release fancy new gear to tantalize us. This is a selection of gear we think is innovative and probably worth having a look … [Read more...]

450 grams: New La Sportiva Stratos Hi-Cube Skimo Racing Boots

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"How much lighter can they get? How much longer to 300 grams?" That's what I keep asking myself every year now since new superbly light skimo boots … [Read more...]

Luke Nelson interview: father of two, mountain runner, and the 2012 US ski mountaineering champion

Luke Nelson after UTMB.

A father of two, Luke Nelson is the reigning US ski mountaineering champion. On top of that (or before that) he is an accomplished mountain runner. … [Read more...]

Janelle Smiley: Interview with the 2012 North American Ski Mountaineering Champion

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Janelle Smiley is someone I wanted to interview for a long time now. She can’t be simply described as a skimo racer despite the fact she is the … [Read more...]

La Sportiva Stratos Cube – lightest skimo boot in the world!

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A post about new La Sportiva Stratos³ Cube appeared here on Skintrack couple of weeks ago but had to be taken down on request from La Sportiva due to … [Read more...]

Introducing the lightest ski mountaineering boots

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Trend towards lighter gear in any mountain and outdoor sport is obvious. It was, is, and will be going on at every stage of gear development. Light … [Read more...]