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Teams & Vertical National Championships >>> Audi Power of Four <<< The USSMA and Aspen Snowmass are excited that this years Audi Power of Four event will play host to the 2019 USSMA Ski Mountaineering National Championships for the team and vertical challenge disciplines.  Because of the USSMA Sanctioning, this year you will need a USSMA Membership / License to race th...

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Nationals Update Due to unfortunate snow conditions, the Ski Santa Fe and Taos Ski Valley races have been cancelled. We’ll miss these great races and look forward to getting back there next season! >>> NATIONALS will now be held at the Wasatch Powderkeg at Brighton, UT on Feb 23-25. Visit their website for more info! Other upcoming USSMA events: The Beast – Berksh...

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Team USA wraps up the 2019 World Championships in Villars Switzerland! It was a very successful week of many races.  Congratulations to all the athletes! Cadet Nation Rankings – For Youth Olympic Games: Swiss Italy France Spain USA 5th! * USA earns two more spots to the 2020 Youth Olympic Games, for a total of four spots – 2 female / 2 male (max number of spots able to be earned). Na...

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Voting is OPEN for the Athlete Advisory Committee! >>>VOTE NOW<<< * You must be a current USSMA member (with active license) to vote, you may only vote once, and can vote for up to five people. * Voting will be open until midnight Monday, Feb 12th, 2018. The new committee, based on our new bylaws, will be made up of five USSMA athlete members.  Once five members are voted in,...

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There has been a lot of activity this summer within the USSMA.  We have 30+ volunteers assisting on various committees and projects to keep the momentum and growth continuing.  Thank you to all that are helping and to all the members!  Below is a quick summary of some of the activity happening this summer. New Board Members After losing some board members over the summer, the Nominating & G...

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HAPPY NEW YEAR! The USSMA wishes you and your family a Happy New Year! 2019 Recap 2019 was a great year for the USSMA and much was accomplished.  Membership has grown strong as well as many new committee and board members.  A 2019/20 National Team was selected and competed in the World Championships, in Switzerland, placing 7th place overall.  There were many USSMA sanctioned races and our pro...

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USSMA – Nov 2019 Update: The snow is here!  Are you getting excited for the race season?!?  Did you know there are thirty people actively involved in the USSMA as members of various committees?  We have an amazing community dedicated towards growing our sport and supporting our athletes. THANK YOU to all our athletes, parents, community supporters, race organizers, and the members of all...

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Do you want to be on the USSMA Athlete Advisory Committee? We are reaching out again to solicit interest… The new committee, based on our new bylaws, will be made up of five USSMA athlete members.  The USSMA is helping to establish the new committee by first finding interested athletes and then conducting a USSMA member athlete vote. Once five members are voted in, the members will vote ...

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Spring Greetings! The 2017/18 Ski Mountaineering Race Season is almost over.  The final race is May 5th, the Mammoth Cinco de Skimo. Well done to all USSMA members and future members on another incredible race season.  A special thanks to all the race directors, organizers and volunteers. During this past season the USSMA sanctioned 15 races across the country.  Our new Race Director Guidelines...

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Summer Salutations! While Summer may seem like the off-season for skimo its been full speed ahead for the USSMA Board.  A few administrative highlights of the Summer have included attendance at the ISMF Plenary Assembly in Zakopane, Poland and the USSMA Annual Board Meeting (which ironically occurred in the 100-degree scorcher of Moab). Here is what has transpired over the Summer. ISMF Plenary As...

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