Skimo News – Mar 20, 2018: New 24h World Record, Pierra Menta News, Upcoming Pan American Skimo Champs, and more…

While the unfortunate accident took out Kilian Jornet nothing should be taken away from Michele Boscacci winning his first Pierra Menta with his father Graziano, a winner of the 2002 Pierra Menta, watching from the sidelines. A truly grand family achievement! (Pierra Menta photo)

Last couple of days have been the busiest and the most exciting for the skimo world in all of this season. Let's not waist screen space and dive right … [Read more...]

2017 Skimo World Cup Calendar, World Championships, La Grand Course + Update on IOC recognition of ISMF/Skimo

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Recent International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF) annual meeting brought many important decisions and updates regarding our sport. The … [Read more...]

March 1-14 Skimo Racing News Shorts: Powder Keg, Five Peaks, Pierra Menta, Skimo East

Photo: Stephenie Cote

It was a busy two weeks of racing in North America and Europe! Read on to if you have missed anything. » For previous weekend's racing news see … [Read more...]

2015 Pierra Menta In-Depth Race Report by Eric Carter

Running through the streets of Areches.

This is an in-depth report from Eric about his and Nick Elson's amazing journey to 15th place at Pierra Menta few weeks ago. I have had a few … [Read more...]

Videos from 2015 Pierra Menta

Today's stage took racers much higher in the Rhone Alpe region.

I thought it would be great to have videos from all four stages of the 30th Pierra Menta archived on one page so here they are. They might be … [Read more...]

News Shorts: Powder Keg, US Nationals, Pierra Menta

One of the super climbs today.

The last two weekends were full of skimo racing action on both sides of the Atlantic. While many of the best US racers fought during 3-day long … [Read more...]

Stage 3 – 2015 Pierra Menta: Carter & Elson 15th, Lenzi & Eydalin won again, Roux & Miro as well

Nick and Eric raced super well today to finish at 15th.

Today's stage went around Pierra Menta, the peak, and is traditionally the longest stage of the race. Stage 3 Top 3 men finished in the same … [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...]

4 Questions for Melanie Bernier before the 30th Edition of the Famous Pierra Menta

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With Pierra Menta, the famous four day skimo race, approaching swiftly I figured it would be great to catch up with Melanie Bernier as she is readying … [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...]

2014 SkiMo Racing Videos: Pierra Menta, Tour du Rutor, Wasatch Powder Keg, Grand Traverse, Sella Ronda, World Cup

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Around this time every year I spend some time on YouTube searching for the best videos and short films from the world's skimo races. Since the skimo … [Read more...]

Podcast Interview with Melanie Bernier: Lots of tips from her training for skimo racing, gear, nutrition…

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This is the first ever episode of SkinTrack.com podcast! It's not fully podcast-like in a sense that you can download it (will come later) but you can … [Read more...]