Photos, Results, Report from Dogtooth Dash – 2014 BUFF Canadian SkiMo Championships


The results and lots of photos were posted through Facebook and Twitter within few hours after the Dogtooth Dash race party, however, I want to … [Read more...]

Report and Results: Castle Mountain SkiMo Race – Jan 11th, 2014


With the cancellation of COP's Vert 180, Castle Mountain Resort took the place of the first Canadian skimo race of the season. With significant … [Read more...]

Best 6 Ski Mountaineering Reported Trips of 2012-2013 “season”

Uber happy Andy and Jason Dorais after setting the FKT on Rainier. (Photo from Jason's blog.)

The other day, on Twitter, Carl (@CarlKohnstamm) asked me for my opinion on "What are the top 5 ski mountaineering trip (reports) of 2012-13"? (It was … [Read more...]

North Americans win the Atomic Waymaker 2013: Interview about their experience with this new format of ski mountaineering racing

Reiner, Mark and Andrew with the big cheque!

Big congrats to a team of three North Americans that won the first ever Atomic Waymaker challenge that took place over the weekend of April 6-7, … [Read more...]

Game Changers 3-article series: Interesting ski tourers answer “Who is the one person that changed or influenced your ski adventures?”

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Here are answers to the 2nd question of the Game Changer article series. I was able to put together a very representative group (in terms of their … [Read more...]

Transcript from a live Twitter interview with Reiner Thoni (North American ski mountaineering champion)

Reiner Thoni interview

The following is a transcript from a live interview we did (@Skintrack) with Reiner Thoni (@ReinerThoni) on February 20, 2012 using Twitter. It was a … [Read more...]

Ken Jones Classic 2012 report & results – Lake Louise skimo challenge

Lake Louise skimo race 2012

On Saturday 24, 2012 the Lake Louise Ski Area hosted its second Ken Jones Classic Ski Mountaineering Challenge: Reiner Thoni wins the men's … [Read more...]

How to choose the right length (and kind) of skimo racing poles for you

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Some time ago someone posted a question on Skintrack about ski poles for skimo/rando racing. It never got fully addressed. Recently, @peteyknight … [Read more...]

Live Twitter interview with Reiner Thoni at 7pm Sunday, Feb 19

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Update (Feb 20): Big thanks to everyone for following or participating in the interview with Reiner last night. A transcript of a shorter version … [Read more...]

Canadian Ski Mountaineering Racing Championships – Golden, BC

Katarina Kuba and Eric Carter finishing their relay races on Sunday.

Over the weekend Golden's Kicking Horse Mountain Resort hosted the Canadian Ski Mountaineering National Championships for a fourth time. Saturday … [Read more...]

2012 North American Rando Ski Mountaineering Championships in Crested Butte

This is article was submitted by Melanie Bernier – an elite skimo racer and a member of the Canadian National Ski Mountaineering Team. Read her … [Read more...]

Results, video and report for Vert180 skimo race (Dec 3, 2011)


Fun, great snow and "go-go-go" were the words flying around at start/transition area of the Vert180 skimo race at Canada Olympic Park. As a great … [Read more...]