Tag Archive: fitness skinning

Apr 25 2016

Review: Fischer ProFoil climbing skins

Alex Pappas' first day skinning for fresh tracks.

Time for an update on Fischer’s new climbing skin technology, their ProFoil climbing skins. Unlike traditional skins that are modeled after the fur of seals, these are essentially a full length sheet of plastic scales like that found on waxless cross-country skis. Like climbing skins, they are attached or removed to the base of your …

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Wasatch Citizen Series, Skimo Race #8

Please park by the church just north of the Millicent Lift. Look for the sign-in under a Voile tent with flashing red lights. As usual, you will need a helmet and a headlamp. Please be there in time ready to race at Great Western at 7pm as there will be a prompt start.

Wasatch Citizen Series, Skimo Race #7

Please park by the church just north of the Millicent Lift. Look for the sign-in under a Voile tent with flashing red lights. As usual, you will need a helmet and a headlamp. Please be there in time ready to race at Great Western at 7pm as there will be a prompt start.

Wasatch Citizen Series, Skimo Race #6

Please park by the church just north of the Millicent Lift. Look for the sign-in under a Voile tent with flashing red lights. As usual, you will need a helmet and a headlamp. Please be there in time ready to race at Great Western at 7pm as there will be a prompt start.

Wasatch Citizen Series, Skimo Race #5

Please park by the church just north of the Millicent Lift. Look for the sign-in under a Voile tent with flashing red lights. As usual, you will need a helmet and a headlamp. Please be there in time ready to race at Great Western at 7pm as there will be a prompt start.

Dec 28 2015

Review: La Sportiva Spitfire 2.0 skimo boot

Last leg of the A-Basin Dawn Patrol COSMIC race.

During my stint in Tahoe a lot of fellow turn earners wondered why the resorts wouldn’t allow uphill skinning. Now that I’m in Colorado, it is more obvious why rando races flourish here, and with it the opportunity for fitness skinning at resorts, but they’re rare in the Sierra. In California, especially around Lake Tahoe, …

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Wasatch Citizen Series, Skimo Race #3

Please park by the church just north of the Millicent Lift. Look for the sign-in under a Voile tent with flashing red lights. As usual, you will need a helmet and a headlamp. Please be there in time ready to race at Great Western at 7pm as there will be a prompt start.

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