21-27/02: ISMF International Training Camp in Sicily (IT)

To help federations to end their preparation, ISMF has decided to organize a training course, reserved for the participating athletes in the World Championships.

Interview with Mireia Miró: "those who have a wish, will find the way"

Unknown 3 years ago, Mireia Miró (21) has achieved recognition in ski mountaineering and sky running in only two seasons. Discovered by the CTEMC (Youth ski mountaineering training team of the Catalan federation) and its « brain » Jordi Canals, Mireia Miró won her first international races in 2007 as a Junior racer, but boomed into glory in 2008 by winning the Junior World Championships in Switzerland (vertical race and individual).

05/12: First Race Of The Season - Tiki Torch Dash (CA)

The race season is officially underway. Golden's Kicking Horse Resort is hosting the Tiki Torch Dash, a double event, starting with a Team's Relay Race, and finishing with a 1500ft vertical sprint. Just to make this race even more exhilarating, it's all happening at night!

27/11: Black Friday 27.11.2009 in Vienna: Competition ski mountaineering was not accepted in BSO (AT)

(Translated by GoogleTranslator) A black day for the Austrian Competition Championship was the previous Friday. Since the fall of 2007) in the BSO (Federal Sports Organization resting request to receive state recognition of the sport and therefore was rejected in the voting compartment of the Federal Council. I was personally present at the meeting and shall submit my report on it here.

27-28/09: Canadian team training camp (CA)

Images from Goldenskimo: Text from Ski TheroryAfter work on Thursday I jumped in my car and drove all night to the Canadian Ski Mountaineering Teams Training Camp in Revelstoke and Rogers Pass, BC. The goal of the weekend was to get tons of long slow distance training in, and lucky as we are, we've been skiing powder.

German Skimountaineering Cup (DE)

DAV presented today the 2010 "DAV Skitouren Cup", with 4 races: 3 in Germany and 1 in Austria.
The first race will be hold on 09.01.10 in Mittenwald and will be a Verticla Race. The other to German races are Jennersiter (Individual) in February and Hchgrat-Skirallye in März. The last race will be the know Dachstein Xtrem in Schladming (AT).
For the first time, the German races will have prize money on the long distance.
Find race information and inscription on www.alpenverein.de. Attached the poster of the Cup.

2010 and 2011: 2 World Championships in a row! (AD-IT)

The ISMF, International Ski Mountaineering Federation, approuved to change the World Championships to odd years from 2011 on.

New ISMF website online

ISMF, the International Ski Mountaineering Federation, launched this week the new website: www.ismf-ski.org

15-17/01/10: International Skimountaineering Youth Camp in Berchtesgaden (DE)

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Backcountry skiing is constantly booming: More and more sport enthusiasts want to explore the mountains without a ski lift and want to take the offpiste ride. The perfect combination of aerobic exercise, technical skills and being in harmony with nature is fascinating every outdoor athlete. The competitive variant of backcountry skiing, Skimountaineering, is also on the rise since it challenges every backcountry skier to push the athletic limits and to try whether it is possible to tackle the training slope in some minutes less.