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The USSMA sanctions and governs competitive ski mountaineering racing in the US and promotes and fosters recreational ski mountaineering through access, resources, education and community.


The USSMA endeavors to enable United States athletes to achieve competitive excellence in the sport of ski mountaineering.



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September 2020 Newsletter

Hello Skimo Community! We hope you are enjoying the last of summer and looking forward to the snow flying soon! We have been working hard this summer to make the upcoming season the best it can be for you. Below are a number of updates from some of the m...

July 2020 Newsletter

Happy Summer Skimo Friends! We hope you all are enjoying the summer and getting outside to enjoy the warmer weather. The summer is a busy time for the USSMA with many initiatives being worked and a lot of planning. The very noticeable elephant in the room...

2019-20 Season Wrap Up

Season Wrap up and Review: The 2019-2020 skimo season started off strong with the Youth Olympic Games selections at Eldora, which also included the Sprint National Championships! Jan and Feb were full of many races around the country, as well as the Youth...