Recap for Stage 1 of 2017 Pierra Menta: Smiley & Young 4th in women, Carter & Elson 17th in men, Lenzi & Eydallin and Fiechter & Pont Combe win

Janelle Smiley leading Jessie Young on their way to 4th place today!

With almost a metre of fresh snow on the ground, local organizers had to revise their plans for stage 1 due to high avalanche danger. Thankfully, the … [Read more...]

Senior & Espoir Individual Race – 2017 Skimo Worlds – Feb 24: Lenzi and Roux win, John Gaston 15th and Jessie Young 13th for North America

Jessie Young (with a star on her chest) fighting for a good position briefly after the start with Janelle Smiley just behind her. Photo Mark Smiley - the famous mountain guide.

Today saw the first races of the 2017 Ski Mountaineering World Championships in Italy. Very thin snow-pack forced organizers to get extremely … [Read more...]

Skimo News Jan 28-29: Controversy at the 2nd World Cup, Le Massif Race in Quebec, CROWBAR in Utah, Upcoming Events

Aiden Lennie on his way to victory in the short course. Photo David Moore.

Time flies and we are already into February of 2017, with World Championships only 23 days away! To read our last week's Skimo News go here … [Read more...]

Skimo News Jan 21-22: Carter racing in Andorra WC, Canada and East Coast races, Upcoming events

Forsberg overtaking Mollaret and Orgue in the vertical.

With World Championships quickly approaching (Eric and Stano will be attenting as well) the athletes are entering their final preparations. Besides … [Read more...]

April 1-12 Skimo Racing News Shorts: Tour du Rutor, Shedhorn SkiMo, Ski Ecrins

High consequence boot-pack. Photo by Myke M

Our skimo racing recap from last two weekends here in North America and Europe! USA Shedhorn Race at Big Sky, Montana - April 9: Over the last … [Read more...]

Mar 15-28 Skimo Racing News Shorts: World Cup, Grand Traverse, Canadian Nationals

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The past two weeks were full of skimo racing in North America and Europe! Here is our recap of what happened in the skin tracks. » For previous … [Read more...]

Stage 1 – 2015 Pierra Menta: Carter & Elson 20th, Bernier 7th, plus others

Nick Elson with Eric Carter today at Pierra Menta. Photo by Andrea Kuba.

Today was the first day of the 2015 Pierra Menta. Usually, the PM starts on a Thursday but because this is the 30th edition the organizers shuffled … [Read more...]

News Shorts: Aspen’s Power of Four, NA racers in Marmotta Trophy World Cup, Upcoming races

Laetitia Roux going for another gold in World Cup last weekend.

Audi Power of Four, Aspen (Feb 28, 2015) Quickly growing into the biggest skimo race in North America, the Power of Four is already a Colorado … [Read more...]

Feb 8-9 Weekend Skimo Racing Roundup

Melanie on the World Cup podium (right side) after placing 3rd in a sprint in Feb 2014.

World Cup Big, big congrats goes to Melanie Bernier (CAN) for her bronze medal from the skimo World Cup Pitturina Ski Race which is the first ever … [Read more...]

Feb 1-2 Weekend Skimo Racing Roundup and Upcoming Races

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WORLD CUP A quiet weekend to report on in the skimo race world with the Pitturina World Cup being postponed due to too much snow! I feel terrible for … [Read more...]

Jan 25-26 Weekend Skimo Racing Roundup: World and North America

Jerimy Arnold en route to win Berkshire East. Photo: Steve Sauve

WORLD CUP World Cup racing action moved to Courchevel France last Saturday. The weekend began with a 1,700m vertical ascent individual race … [Read more...]

Jan 18-19 Weekend Skimo Racing Roundup and next weekend’s teaser

Start of the individual World Cup Race. (ISMF Photo)

WORLD CUP This last weekend (Jan 18-19) marked the first World Cup skimo race of the 2014 season. The race was held in Verbier, Switzerland, the site … [Read more...]