Skimo Co





5' 9"


150 lbs

Shoe Size

US 9.50

Foot Strike



11 - 24 miles / week

My Running

Running/scrambling in the Chugach for peak bagging mainly. Off trail/rough trail conditions/ goat trails common. Not a fast runner, use it to keep skiing legs in shape when not mountain biking. I use poles religiously due to an old foot fracture.

My Gear

La sportiva mutants primarily, now bought the Cyklons and love them too
La sportiva tempesta gtx in winter

My foot hates most shoes (no good pronation/supination) and only likes the stability platform from la sportiva...

Recent Posts

I have very odd and particular feet following a nasty hindfoot fracture a few years back. I am a diehard Mutant fan, and any shoe built on Sportiva’s “stabilizer” midsole for how torsionally stiff it is. Enter this shoe - while it was the same sole i worried if the laces would lock down enough to keep my ankle happy. They seemed too light/flimsy out of the box. The short answer is yes, they are still plenty stable. The boa can surprisingly snug down, we’ll see how durability is with that... The shoe also fe...

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