Roller-ski Training For Skimo: Video, Drills and How-to tips

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Should I be including roller skiing in my summer and fall skimo training? And what should I even be doing? If you have been wondering about the … [Read more...]

How to Taper and Peak for Your Goal Skimo Race: Volume, Intensity, Recovery…

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After months of training, it can be daunting when the time finally comes for your big race. While it’s not possible to ‘make’ your race by … [Read more...]

Training Plan: 12 Weeks to Your Best Skimo Race

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Today, after receiving much feedback and almost two years after releasing the Manual For Ski Mountaineering Racing e-book, we are proud to announce … [Read more...]

Skimo Training: How to Transition to On-Snow Training

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Summer is firmly in the rear view mirror and the days are starting crisp and dark. Snow is flying in the mountains and, depending on where you live, … [Read more...]

Biking Instead of Running? Proven Tips for Effective Summer Skimo Cross-training

This last winter, due to living in flat Edmonton, Peter rode his fat bike a lot as means of training for skimo.

The following article is a guest post by Peter Knight and is similar to our last week's post - How to Start Running After a Skimo Season Without … [Read more...]

How to Start Running After a Skimo Season Without Getting Injured

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Although the ski season is not fully finished yet, we are all thinking about summer activities more and more with every sunrise. A year ago we … [Read more...]

Skimo Training Series: Training tips for September-October

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September marks change of seasons in North America and Europe. One minute you are suffering through the heat of summer then the next it is end of the … [Read more...]

Report: 3rd Annual SkinTrack Summer Training Camp

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Over the last weekend (Sep 4-6, 2015), we hosted the 3rd annual SkinTrack Summer Skimo Training Camp, with activities based around Whistler … [Read more...]

2015 Skimo Summer Training Camp

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If you are reading this then you are invited :) We have decided to change things a little with basing one or two days around Whistler and beyond. … [Read more...]

Transitioning from Skimo to Summer Training

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Spring arrives at different time in different years. Some of us finish the last race of the season in February or March and are ready to hang up the … [Read more...]

Book announcement: Manual for Ski Mountaineering Racing is coming soon

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It has been over a year since Eric and I started working on an idea I have been thinking about for a while. Today, we would like to present you with a … [Read more...]

Podcast interview with Chad Brackelsberg on Wasatch Powder Keg, race organizing, racing

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I didn't think the second episode of SkinTrack podcast would come so soon but the opportunity was there so why not. Now, after the interview with … [Read more...]