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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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 many volunteer committees working to improve the USSMA and grow the sport. Enjoy! Purchase a USSMA hat or shirt! USSMA Membership / License: 2020-...

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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 Greetings!!! While many of you have kids returning to school already, don’t forget summer doesn’t end until September 22nd.  That means you still have plenty of time to run, bike, hike, and play before the winter skimo season begins. That said, the USSMA board and others have been working over the summer on many items.  Updates below… 2020 Youth Olympic Games If you have...

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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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US Skimo High Performance Group The USSMA announces the US Skimo High Performance Group (US Skimo HPG) for the 2020/21 race season. The goal of this program is to keep athletes interested in high performance skimo engaged, learning, building relationships and camaraderie, and continuing to progress as skimo racers.     The program structure has been developed by the USSMA and will be run by ath...

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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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Happy New Year! As we move into the new year the USSMA has many initiatives we’ll be working on.  We plan to be communicating more frequently to keep the ball rolling, so keep your eyes and ears open. Would you like to be involved in the USSMA? We are actively soliciting assistance for some new and existing committees, which are based on our new bylaws.   Current Committees Seeking Assis...

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USSMA FALL UPDATE I hope this note finds you all well, you’ve enjoyed another great summer, and are ramping up for the upcoming winter season!   On August 24th, I emailed out a summer update and posted it to the USSMA website.  I hope that most of you received the email and are aware of the information I communicated (if your not already, sign up for our newsletter).  Because there are...

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Greetings from the USSMA!  April is upon us and with it Spring skiing is now in full force.  We hope you are taking advantage of the longer days, warmer temps and a conditioned body (through skimo Racing of course) to enjoy this great time of year! For many of us the skimo race season has ended. There are however, still a few great races on the calendar (see below).  Whether you’re still ra...

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