All posts by Luke Nelson

Luke Nelson

is a very busy guy. He is a husband, and a father of three amazing kids. He is a Physician Assistant in a very busy sports medicine practice and a professional endurance athlete. Sponsored by Patagonia, UltrAspire, GU, Zeal Optics, and La Sportiva. He is the Race Director of the Scout Mountain Ultra Trail Races. You can read about his adventures and the struggles involved with trying to wear too many hats at his website, the Challenge of Balance.

Skimo and Trail Running

A look at the overlap between trail running and ski mountaineering (skimo) as well as into what, exactly, skimo is.