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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Want to get involved with the USSMA? Open Board Positions If you are interested, please email ram@ussma.org with a letter of interest.  Per our bylaws, the Nominating & Governance Committee is responsible for Board positions.  If you express interest the N&G Committee will reach out to you for next steps.  For more information on the USSMA structure and organization, you can review o...

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May 31 Update – Lot’s going on! Youth Olympic Games – Selection Procedures: Ski Mountaineering Racing will be participating in the Youth Olympic Games in Switzerland, in January 2020!  USSMA solicited interest to assist and formed a committee to organize the US Team.  The committee consists of coaches, athletes, USSMA directors and parents of  athletes, all focused on organi...

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Spring Update & Future Focus… As you all know, the world championships wrapped up last month. We ended up having 35 athletes along with another 60ish family and friends. The venue was great for logistics and viewing but a little lack luster for actual courses (although there was one amazing tight and spicy couloir boot pack). The athletes worked hard and produced some very good results a...

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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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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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2019/20 USSMA National Team Now that the dust has settled from the selection race weekends…  The USSMA is excited to announce the 2019/20 USSMA National Team! Senior Women (Open) Michela Adrian – Bozeman, MT Sierra Anderson – Breckenridge, CO Jamie Brede – Breckenridge, CO Sarah Cookler – Silver Fork, UT Annamae Flynn* – Marble, CO Sara Kadlec* – Boulder,...

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Please welcome the 2019 Sprint & Individual National Champions!  SPRINT RACE Senior Men – Cam Smith Senior Women – Sierra Anderson Espoir Men – Jeshurun Small Espoir Women – Hailey Fortin Junior Men- Finnegan Remias Junior Women – Morgan Fortin Cadet Men – Rush Peterson Cadet Women – Grace Staberg Master Men – Brian Johnson Master Women – Andrea Koenig INDIVIDUAL RACE Se...

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Happy New Year and Reflections! We all made it too the finish line of another year. We hope you’ve had a wonderful year of adventuring and racing.  It’s been another great year for the USSMA as we continue to grow with the sport. What we’ve been up to… 2017-2018 USSMA Accomplishments: Formal Board Creation Updated Colorado Incorporation 501c3 Non-Profit Tax Exempt Status A...

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The season has started! The Race Calendar is up to date with races we’ve been informed of.   Abasin Worlds Qualifiers: The first national/worlds team qualifier races will take place on Dec 14/15.  The youth clinic will take place on Dec 16. REGISTRATION NOW OPEN.  NO REG ON SATURDAY for the Individual race – must reg no later than Fri at 3:30pm. 2018-19 Membership License Requir...

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