Skins On Transition: Skiing to Skinning
One of the most common skimo transitions is to put your skins on before each climb.
Skins Off Transition: Skinning to Skiing
Second most common skimo transition is from climbing/skinning to skiing – taking your skins off.
Skins Off on Top of Last Climb: Fast Technique
When you won’t need your skins any more than you can take them off faster than in a usual Skins Off transition.
Kick-Turns for Skimo Racing
One of the most essential technique elements in skimo are fast and efficient kick-turns.
Skinning to Bootpack Transition: Skis on Your Pack
An essential skimo transition to get good so you can take the first position into the bootpack.
Bootpack to Skiing Transition: Skis off Your Pack
A combination of two transitions – skis back on your feet and then taking skins off.
Bootpack to Skinning Transition
Many times bootpacks are continue with more skinning to finish the climb.
Additional Skimo Transitions & Race Gear Tips
Here are more tips on how to manage your gear during races and improve your overall efficiency.