Racing the sprint at Castle Mountain.

It’s on!

January has been a whirlwind of travel. I wrapped up my planned data collection for the semester over Christmas break and my leave of absence from school started on January 1st. In what was probably an optimistic at best and more likely unwise fit of planning, I arranged a series of flights, car rides, hostels,[…]

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Don’t Get Frostbite: Skimo Racing in Cold Weather

Ski mountaineering racing is all about feats of endurance in extreme mountain environments but sometimes we get a bit spoiled with beautiful weather. We can’t all be freezing our butts off in Calgary all winter (nor do we want to) so travelling to a race in the Rockies during cold weather can be a bit[…]