North American Ski Mountaineering Championships – Video

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They made a nice one. Was that a guy in the start with a rope on his pack? Also, see results here (congratulations winners Pete Swenson and Monique Merill).

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9 Responses to “North American Ski Mountaineering Championships – Video”

  1. James March 23rd, 2010 5:38 pm

    Great effort ‘Mericans! Big, long course. Technical, icy….
    Nice to see some familiar faces from Europe. One note Lou, you might want to change the title of your post to American Ski Mountaineering Championships. We do indeed need a continental championship race but this ain’t it. Maybe we could alternate the NA Champs between Canada and US by year…..eventually a World Cup might come of it!!!

  2. Dave Cramer March 23rd, 2010 6:57 pm

    Very cool; but why do they have to throw in so much speeded-up footage?

  3. Lou March 23rd, 2010 7:13 pm

    Dave, I thought that was odd as well. Seemed like they were trying to make up for lack of narration, though I was glad to see they made an effort to include some explanation of things…

  4. Mark March 23rd, 2010 10:52 pm

    Makes me want to train…and get some REALLY light gear.

  5. ScottP March 24th, 2010 2:37 pm

    Looks crusty. And so fun.

  6. eric balog March 25th, 2010 12:12 am

    thanks for posting the vid. looks like a rope, but i have to admit i paused the video and realized it’s actually a jacket strapped to a pack.

    too bad!

  7. Karl K March 25th, 2010 10:55 am

    Where’s the snow?

  8. Pete March 27th, 2010 8:29 am

    Was anyone wearing Onyx? :wink:

  9. Mike T March 29th, 2010 8:21 pm

    Good one!

    Let David Dornian know that pro mountain bikers are fast at rando racing!

    Look who won this race….

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