Ski NH presented awards to Tom Day, Rob Nadeau and Sen. Jeanie Forrester based on their contributions to skiing and the tourism industry in the state. The awards were given at the Ski NH annual meeting at the Mountain View Grand Hotel in Whitfield recently.
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announced the promotion of Grand Prix Tour Director Eric Webster to senior director of events. He has worked full time with the USSA for over 10 years, serving as Grand Prix tour director since 2004. In his new role, Webster will be responsible for the management and implementation of all the USSA’s elite event properties.
The legendary Colorado ski community of Aspen has been selected as the 2016 site of the induction ceremony and Skiing History Week for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame. The week of April 5-10, 2016 will feature skiing, skiing history presentations, awards ceremonies, a film festival and first tracks with Hall of Famers.
Register now for Pats Peak Learn To Ski and Ride Program for all levels. Pre-scheduled groups of up to 12 students meet for a five-week series. Students must sign up through their school or recreation center coordinator in order to participate.
Visitors to the capital city of New Mexico can now more easily fulfill their skiing or snowboard jones this winter with a regular shuttle run to Ski Santa Fe.
California's Sierra-at-Tahoe hosts Keep Sierra Clean Day, Sun., Oct. 11. Members of the community ride up the Nob Hill chairlift and sweep the mountain of trash. Thousands of pounds of trash have been cleared from the summer slopes in years past.
Attitash Mountain Resort hosts its Oktoberfest Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 10 and 11 at the Bear Peak base area. The two-day event features traditional Bavarian music, authentic German fare, and a Biergarten with 19 different local and regional breweries.
Midwest ski shows in Chicago, Minneapolis and north off the border in Canada are taking place this month, which means winter, skiing and snowboarding aren’t far away. People in this electronic age still love to come to the shows. They can often find some great ticket or vacation deals through the resorts. Get hyped for the coming season.
U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) ski racers from across the east will benefit from a newly designated USSA Training Site with the Mittersill race and training venue at Cannon Mountain Ski Area in Franconia, N.H.