• Jul2021

    Ski Mountaineering (Skimo) is now an Olympic sport! Today the International Olympic Committee (IOC) unanimously approved to add Ski Mountaineering to the Milano Cortina 2026 Winter Olympics. From the President of the US Ski Mountaineering Association (USA Skimo), Ram Mikulas, “This is fantastic news! We are very excited to hear...

  • 2021/22 US Skimo National Team The United States Ski Mountaineering Association (USA Skimo) announces the 2021/22 winter ski season, national team selection process & criteria. This will be a one-year term from December 2021 to November 2022. In addition to qualifying athletes to the team, there will be a limited...

  • Jan2021


    January 14, 2021

    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...

  • Nov2020

    November 2020 Newsletter

    November 20, 2020

    All your USA Skimo News here! The snow is flying and ski season is just about here! We hope you are getting excited for whatever this season brings. We have a lot of updates for you in this newsletter. Although the season is still up in the air in many...

  • Sep2020

    September 2020 Newsletter

    September 24, 2020

    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...

  • Jul2020

    July 2020 Newsletter

    July 5, 2020

    Happy Summer Skimo Friends! We hope you all are enjoying the summer and getting outside to enjoy the warmer weather. The summer is a busy time for the USSMA with many initiatives being worked and a lot of planning. The very noticeable elephant in the room is of course COVID19....

  • May2020

    2019-20 Season Wrap-Up

    May 18, 2020

    Season Wrap up and Review: The 2019-2020 skimo season started off strong with the Youth Olympic Games selections at Eldora, which also included the Sprint National Championships! Jan and Feb were full of many races around the country, as well as the Youth Olympic Games in Switzerland! The Teams National...

  • Mar2020

    2020 March Update

    March 3, 2020

    Wow…where has the time gone?! Daylight savings in next weekend and it will be spring in about 2 1/2 weeks! Hopefully everyone is having a great winter season. Here’s some updates… RACE UPDATES Lots of races have been happening all over the World. The US had 5 athletes at the...

  • Dec2019

    Happy New Year From USSMA

    December 31, 2019

    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...

  • Nov2019

    November 2019 Update

    November 7, 2019

    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,...