Presented by Skintrack.com. An essential skimo transition to get good so you can take the first position into the bootpack. The most important transition in skimo sprint races where 2 seconds can win or loose you a race. Instructional video on how to attach your skis to your backpack fast. The transition usually takes between […]
Presented by Skintrack.com. Here are additional tips for skimo racing transitions to supplement the instructional transitions videos published earlier. Tips include how to store your skins inside the suit, what ski poles straps are good for skimo, how to get ready for each transition by visualizing and more. Skintrack is a partner of the USSMA. […]
Presented by Skintrack.com. Second most common skimo transition is from climbing/skinning to skiing – taking your skins off. “Skinning to skiing” transition, also known as the “skins off” transition”, is one of the very basic skimo racing skills any athlete should try to master as soon as possible. 25 seconds is too slow, 20 is […]
Presented by Skintrack.com. When you won’t need your skins any more than you can take them off faster than in a usual “Skins Off” transition. While a usual fast “skins off” transition is around 20 seconds this one can be done in 13 or less! In this video Stano provides instructions and discuss the differences […]
Presented by Skintrack.com. One of the most common skimo transitions is to put your skins on before each climb. This most time consuming skimo racing transition can still be done in less than 40 seconds, if you are willing to practice! Skintrack is a partner of the USSMA. Please visit Skintrack.com for more instructional videos, […]
Presented by Skintrack.com. Many times bootpacks are continue with more skinning to finish the climb. How to do a “boot-pack to skinning” transition in less than 10 seconds? Here is a fast and an instructional version of this very quick skimo racing transition. Take your skis off your backpack, step into your bindings and you […]
Presented by Skintrack.com. A combination of two transitions – skis back on your feet and then taking skins off. Learn how to do a “boot-pack to skiing” transition in less than 30 seconds. This video shows a fast and an instructional version of this transition so you can easily learn. Being one of the more […]
Pete Swenson of COSMIC, the Colorado Ski Mountaineering Cup and the USSMA demonstrates a fluid transition from uphill skinning to a bootpack.
Pete Swenson of COSMIC, Colorado Ski Mountaineering Cup, and the USSMA demonstrates the proper technique to go from a downhill skiing position, to an uphill skinning position. Transitions are a huge part of ski mountaineering races. You can lose, or gain, a lot of time here.