Interview with the New USSMA President – Ram Mikulas: National Team, Youth Development…

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The US Ski Mountaineering Association (USSMA website) recently announced a changing of the guard with Nick Francis and Chad Brackelsberg stepping down … [Read more...]

Interview with ISMF President about Skimo & Olympics and Anti-doping Efforts

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With many things going in the right direction for the sport of ski mountaineering racing, we reached out to Armando Mariotta - the president of the … [Read more...]

Is Your Skimo Helmet Legal for Racing? New ISMF Rule and the EN 12492, EN 1077 and UIAA 106 certifications

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Several weeks ago, we hinted that some new ISMF rule changes will affect the gear skimo athletes will need to use at ISMF sanctioned races starting … [Read more...]

Important Changes to 2017 ISMF Race Gear Rules

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Several important rule changes were adopted in that will impact racers competing on the World Cup and at World Championships level in the upcoming … [Read more...]

2017 Skimo World Cup Calendar, World Championships, La Grand Course + Update on IOC recognition of ISMF/Skimo

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Recent International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF) annual meeting brought many important decisions and updates regarding our sport. The … [Read more...]

What if SkiMo becomes an Olympic sport?

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Back in April, most of us caught the news that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) granted a provisional recognition to the International Ski … [Read more...]

ISMF White List: List of approved equipment, clarification… and some confusion

As we were busy researching gear for comparison pages of the lightest equipment the last couple of weeks - skis, boots and bindings - the … [Read more...]

Skimo racing 2012-2013 World Cup and World Championships calendar

Top level ski mountaineering racing calendar is now out: No team races on the WC calendar, except at the World Champs! The World Cup itself will … [Read more...]