The US ski mountaineering racing season begins December 10th at CS Irwin Lodge in Colorado. A number of events have confirmed their 2012 dates and the USSMA calendar will continue to update event dates this Fall.
Two significant new events for 2012: The Teva Mt. Games presented by Eddie Bauer in Vail Colorado has North America's richest prize list of $5,000 and Crested Butte Mt. Resort in Colorado is hosting the ISMF North American Championships with a new, more technical course.