The National Team most closely represents the first and second tenets – to promote and grow the sport of ski mountaineering racing in the United States. USA Skimo sanctions and governs competitive ski mountaineering racing in the US and promotes and fosters recreational ski mountaineering through access, resources, education and community.
The United States Ski Mountaineering Association (USA Skimo) named 31 athletes to its 2022-2023 National Team. The qualifying races included the ISMF World Cup circuit, USA Skimo National Championships in Vail, Colorado, Wasatch PowderKeg, which was also the Junior National Championships, in Brighton, Utah, and the North American Championships at Kicking Horse, British Columbia, Canada. The season was one of the most competitive in US history. Congratulations to the new US National Team athletes! The following athletes will represent USA Skimo next season: