Ski Mountaineering racing takes skiers up and down the mountain

9th January, 2016 by

By Edward Stoner

The following is part of a series of articles compiled by the Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum and Hall of Fame that will take a closer look at the sport of alpine ski touring. The museum is located atop the Vail Village Parking Structure and features a treasure trove of ski history and heritage.It’s not hard to imagine that somewhere in the annals of ski history two people looked up toward a snow capped peak and argued about who could ski there and back in the shortest amount of time. And so the sport of ski mountaineering racing or “ski …

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