Great Visit to La Sportiva Factory and Headquarters in Italy

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Who would think that twisting mountain roads, climbing over high passes, would land me in front of a factory of one of the most recognized brands in … [Read more...]

La Sportiva Sytron and Scarpa Alien RS: Boots Under 1 kg with Focus on Downhill Performance

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There are two light ski mountaineering boots talked about these days - La Sportiva Sytron and Scarpa Alien RS - both weighing under 1,000 grams per … [Read more...]

In-depth La Sportiva shoes review and comparison: Akasha vs Bushido vs Helios SR

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Overview: Suitability: Akasha - long distance trail and mountain running (lots of cushioning) Bushido - technical mountain running and … [Read more...]

New Ski Mountaineering and Skimo Racing Skis: La Sportiva, Fischer, Black Diamond, Dynafit, Salomon, Atomic, Hagan, Voile

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During my recent visit to Outdoor Retailer show I had a chance to touch, flex and discover new skimo racing and ski mountaineering skis that will be … [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...]

New Skimo Gear for 2015-2016 Season

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It’s that time of year when all the manufacturers are coming out with the newest products. Here we want to give you a quick overview of what is new … [Read more...]

Lindsay Plant (USA): Skimo Racer Profile Interview

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We caught up with Lindsay Plant, the leader of the Team USA at the 2015 Skimo World Championships and asked her a few questions about her training and … [Read more...]

Race report: 2013 Irwin/La Sportiva Skimo Race

Pre-race meeting room was packed with some big guns. (Photo credit Jeremy Rietmann).

The following race report was sent in by Jeremy Rietmann - steadily improving Colorado skimo racer - who has shared his racing adventures with … [Read more...]