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Additional Skimo Transitions & Gear Tips - Manual for Ski Mountaineering Racing

Additional Skimo Transitions & Gear Tips - Manual for Ski Mountaineering Racing

February 16, 2016 1 min read

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.

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“Boot-pack to Skinning” Skimo Transition - Manual for Ski Mountaineering Racing

“Boot-pack to Skinning” Skimo Transition - Manual for Ski Mountaineering Racing

February 08, 2016 1 min read

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 are gone.

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"Boot-pack to Skiing" Skimo Transition - Manual for Ski Mountaineering Racing

"Boot-pack to Skiing" Skimo Transition - Manual for Ski Mountaineering Racing

February 06, 2016 1 min read

Learn how to do a “boot-pack to skiing” transition in less than 30 seconds.

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“Skinning to Boot-pack” Skimo Transition - Manual for Ski Mountaineering

“Skinning to Boot-pack” Skimo Transition - Manual for Ski Mountaineering

February 03, 2016 1 min read

Instructional video on how to attach your skis to your backpack fast. The transition usually takes between 7-10 seconds but it's plenty of time to make mistakes.

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“Skins on” or “Skiing to skinning” Skimo Transition - Manual for Ski Mountaineering Racing

“Skins on” or “Skiing to skinning” Skimo Transition - Manual for Ski Mountaineering Racing

February 01, 2016 1 min read

Video provides 2 sets of instructions for 2 different ways of putting skins on your skins, and also shows 2 ways of getting out of your bindings during the “skiing to skinning” transition.

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“Skins off - top of last climb” Skimo Transition - Manual for Ski Mountaineering Racing

“Skins off - top of last climb” Skimo Transition - Manual for Ski Mountaineering Racing

January 31, 2016 1 min read

In this video I provide instructions and discuss the differences why taking skins off at the top of last climb can be done significantly faster than taking skins off during the race.

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“Skinning to skiing” Skimo Transition - Manual for Ski Mountaineering Racing

“Skinning to skiing” Skimo Transition - Manual for Ski Mountaineering Racing

January 27, 2016 1 min read

“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 getting fast.

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Kick-turns for Skimo Racing - Manual for Ski Mountaineering Racing

Kick-turns for Skimo Racing - Manual for Ski Mountaineering Racing

January 25, 2016 1 min read

Kick-turn is considered a basic skill for skimo racing. Let’s take a look at two variations of a kick-turn, at normal speed and in 4x slow motion.
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SKI MOUNTAINEERING SHOW REEL with Hagan Off Limit skis

SKI MOUNTAINEERING SHOW REEL with Hagan Off Limit skis

January 23, 2016 0 min read

Video of the Hagan Off Limit skis and Z02 binding in action in the Sistema Central mountains (Madrid)

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