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Wapack Range 21.5 Trail Race: May 10th, 2014, Race Report 

2nd place woman, 1st in age and 8th overall.

Adjusting to new life and landscape….

Last August we relocated our  small family across an ocean to a new country, new jobs, new schools and new lands. In many ways the 12 years we […]

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I am honored to be selected for the winter issue of Endurance Sports Magazine to represent women in endurance sports and also help the sport of ski mountaineering grow to new heights.     As we are nearly into the 2nd month of the year already I am blown away how […]

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 | Posted in People (Interviews) by  | January 21, 2014

January 21st, Posted by SkinTrack

 

interviewed Nina Silitch back in April, 2012 after she won a World Cup skimo race as the first North American ever. It was a sprint event […]

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Oh, Canada! Bienvenue 2014!

On December 30, 2013 By

Christmas day we packed up the family Subaru and headed north with 9 skis on the roof (Santa had not delivered the ski box in time). Thankfully the car was newly equipped with 4 studded snow tires to brave the icy roads left by the arctic air that swept across North America leaving many cities […]

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I was invited to guest blog for Sage to Summit, a specialty running and mountaineering shop in the Eastern Sierras, California. I have worked with Sierra Mountain Guides and Sage to Summit leading Tour du Mt Blanc ultra running trips  in the Alps. Another one is on the calendar this summer if you […]

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A HUGE thanks to so many who helped make the season so spectacular!

 Maison Carrier, Club des Sports de Chamonix, Eye Shop, Hammer Nutrition, Boulder Center for Sports Medicine, Le Ciel et Terre, Swix, Ski Trab, Plum, Texner, Smartwool, Oakley, Wild Roses, Suunto, Jeremy Fields, WCC, POMOCA, Camelbak,  PETZL,  family & friends.

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As I write this post from the Alps, it has been about one week since we have been back from an amazing post winter season break in Mallorca. I am still feeling the warmth of the spanish sun on my skin.

Since we have been back it has been raining, sleeting […]

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I returned Tromso, Norway for the final ISMF ski mountaineering World Cup sprint with one objective in mind: to give it my best and feel good about my race.  I had some time before the race to enjoy the tranquility of Tromso, Norway, the 69th lattitude north, almost to the Arctic Circle.

See below a […]

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Our 9 year old has been asking for skimo gear for at least 2 years now and finally at the end of his alpine season, Michael made it happen and this weekend christened the sport together!

He is no stranger to running by my side. This past summer he was a great little pacer on […]

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When I moved to Chamonix 12 years ago, even though I had taken years of french throughout my school days, it really did not sink in until I lived here for quite some time. Now I can say that my own children correct me…Chamonix is a place of a many people coming and going, tourists, […]

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