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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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November Update BIG NEWS!!! 2020 Youth Olympic Games: WE JUST HEARD FROM THE USOC, AND THE USSMA WILL BE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE 2020 YOG’S! Athletes must be born between 2002-2003.  The max number of athlete spots a nation can earn is 4 (2 female, 2 male).  The USSMA did already earn 2 spots (1 female, 1 male) from the results of the Pan American Championships (Huge thanks to Henry and...

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The mornings are getting colder, the peaks are capped with snow and that means ski mountaineering season is approaching!  It is officially autumn and the first skimo race is less than two months away! Are you getting excited? We are too! Here’s a look at the Race Calendar as of now.  We’ll continue to add races as we get information from race directors. The National Championships:...

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As the sport of skimo continues to grow across the US, we want to make sure your voice as an athlete is heard. The newly formed Athlete Advisory Committee (AAC) is a diverse group of skimo athletes, elected by our peer members, to impartially review and represent the interests of all athletes. We invite all USSMA members & non-members to share your thoughts, ideas and concerns with us and toge...

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Shorter days = we’re getting closer to skimo season! As mentioned in the last email, the board has been updated.  The new members bring diversity, new energy, expertise, and new / fresh perspectives.  Here’s a look at the updated USSMA board.  Please welcome the new board members! Ram Mikulas (President)   Matt Hickey (VP) Jonathan Shefftz (Treasurer) – NEW Nick Francis (...

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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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