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How to make the National Ski Mountaineering Team for 2019

Please click on the link below to find out how YOU can be a candidate for the Canadian National Ski Mountaineering Team in 2019! Come out to the race circuit, meet the athletes and join the fun!

 

National Ski Mountaineering Team Selection Criteria for 2019 – Updated Jan 2018

Determining Athlete Rankings for 2018 into 2019 Season – Jan 2018

 

New Races Just Announced!

New skimo races to take place in Squamish and Jasper!

As of November 23, 2017 these are the upcoming races for the season:

December 9, 2017 – Vert180, COP (Individual or Relay)

January 6 and 7, 2018 – Castle Mountain (Individual and Sprint)
January 20 and 21, 2018 – Lizard Skinner, Fernie (Individual and Sprint)
February 24, 2018 – Coldsmoke, Whitewater (Individual)
March 3 and 4, 2018 – Steep Dreams, Panorama (Vertical, Individual and Skiduro)
March 10, 2018 – Squamish Individual
March 17 and 18, 2018 – Marmot Basin, Jasper

March 23, 24 and 25, 2018 – Ken Jones Classic, Lake Louise (Individual, Sprint and Teams)

See you there!

Skimo Canada

SMCC Website Being Updated – October 25, 2017

We are updating the SMCC website as of October 25, 2017 to give you all the latest details on ski mountaineering racing in Canada for the coming season!

As of October 29th these are the dates for races this year. More details to follow:

December 9, 2017 – Vert180, COP (Individual or Relay)

January 6 and 7, 2018 – Castle Mountain (Individual and Sprint)
January 20 and 21, 2018 – Lizard Skinner, Fernie (Individual and Sprint)
February 24, 2018 – Coldsmoke, Whitewater (Individual)
March 3 and 4, 2018 – Steep Dreams, Panorama (Vertical, Individual and Skiduro)
March 17 and 18, 2018 – Marmot Basin, Jasper

March 23, 24 and 25, 2018 – Ken Jones Classic, Lake Louise (Individual, Sprint and Teams)

Melanie Bernier’s first ever World Cup medal for Canada + Canadian Skimo Series rankings as of Mar 2, 2014

The Canadian skimo story of this season so far is Melanie Bernier’s bronze medal at a World Cup sprint race in Val Comelico, Italy. This marks the first ever skimo World Cup podium placing for Canada!

Melanie on the very right.
Melanie on the very right.

Canadian Skimo Series news:

Canadian current skimo racing season has been severely compromised so far – two races got cancelled due to extremely low temperatures, one was very compromised due to weather as well – which leaves us only with one proper race.

Attached is a PDF version of the Canadian series rankings spreadsheet. You will need to zoom-in to see all details but in short here’s a recap of the season so far:

  • First scheduled race was cancelled – Dec 7, 2013 at COP in Calgary.
    (not included in the spreadsheet)
  • Second one at Castle Mountain was run on a very limited course – Jan 11, 2014.
    (included in the spreadsheet)
  • Third round, the Ken Jones Classic, was cancelled – Feb 8, 2014.
    (not included in the spreadsheet)
  • Fourth round, at Whitewater Resort, went as scheduled – Feb 22, 2014.
  • (included in the spreadsheet)

Rankings in short:

  • Two Americans are currently leading the men’s Canadian Series!
    Eric Carter leads Ben Parsons and Peter Knight
  • In women’s rankings this are also interesting:
    Marg Fedyna leads 19-year old Katarina Kuba and Melanie Bernier who spent most of her season racing on World Cups in Europe.

» And here’s the file, remember to zoom in – 2014 02 24 – 2014 Canadian Rankings