Carson Leys

Mountains have been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. From an early age I can recall waking up in the tent as sunlight warmed my face. Bounding up boulder fields and dodging Douglas firs are skills as fundamental to me as reading and writing....

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Mario Cacciola

I am a senior studying Mechanical Engineering at Montana State University in Bozeman. I grew up in Bend, Oregon where I Nordic skied competitively throughout high school and started backcountry skiing. After moving to Bozeman, I got involved with skimo racing. I am now the president of the Ski Mountaineering...

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Nikki Larochelle

Nikki LaRochelle

Nikki LaRochelle has been a member of the US National Team in past years including 2017 – 2020 and is currently a member. She started racing skimo in 2012 and particularly enjoys the team racing format. She also really enjoys races in the US, including the Power of Four, Five...

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Jules Goguely

Jules Goguely is a 29-year-old graphic designer and endurance athlete based out of Ogden, UT. Goguely competes as a professional mountain bike racer and these last two winters has found lots of joy in spending his winters ski-mountaineering around the Ogden Valley and racing on the domestic SkiMo circuit. Winter...

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Ethan Romer

I love exploring the mountains. Whether it be on foot, skis, or bike, I always feel the most alive in this environment. I have been racing skimo for two years and have learned to love the sport for its brutal training, kind people, and endless face shots. I hope to...

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Jeremiah Vaille

Jeremiah Vaille is a runner, student, and skimo athlete. He began ski mountaineering in high school at the local skimo races held at Arapahoe Basin. After a few races, Jeremiah was introduced to more competitive races and qualified for the world championship team in 2019. Jeremiah has represented USA Skimo...

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