About

Mt Ashland SkiMo is dedicated to promoting and celebrating the backcountry culture in Southern Oregon and the surrounding region. We are are hosting the Mt Ashland SkiMo Summit, community skimo events (mainly Mon Night SkiMo), and bring a voice to the community.

This event is co-founded by Ryan Ghelfi and Yu Kuwabara along with Eric Herron and Pete Wallstrom. You can follow them @ryanghelfi and @snowymonk to see what they're up to.


Our goal is to create a fun, positive, and inclusive atmosphere and lower the barriers to entry for human powered skiing and snowboarding in this greater region. As a organization, we will be a source to provide backcountry etiquette (pick up your doggie poo, don't post hole up the skin track, don't ski above another party, etc), avalanche safety, and awareness. We also aim to raise the level of SkiMo in Southern Oregon by providing racing and training opportunities for the community.


We will partner with companies and organizations who share our values and goals. Please reach out if you or someone you know would like to partner with us!