Safe Skiing, Riding Focus In January

Safe Skiing, Riding Focus In January

Avalanche dogs at Arapahoe Basin show how to load a lift. (NSAA/Facebook)

Nothing can upset a day on the slopes like an accident, so the National Ski Areas Association focuses the month of January on reminding skiers and riders about safety on the snow.

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Wachusett Teams With UMass Memorial Health Care To Launch Safety Program

WachusettWachusett Mountain Ski Area and UMass Memorial Health Care have teamed up to promote a multi-tiered Skier & Snowboarder Safety Program this season. The launch of the season-long initiative coincides with a major nationwide safety awareness program in January coordinated by the National Ski Areas Association.


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Slope Safety Gets Heightened Attention During January

Avi dogs at Crested Butte

The goal of any run on snowboard or skis is to make it from top to bottom with a smile on your face – and all your limbs intact. To that end, the National Ski Areas Association has labeled January as Safety Month to heighten awareness of staying healthy on the slopes.


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NSAA Announces Speakers For National Convention April 30-May 3

Robert Tucker

National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) has announced its lineup of keynote speakers at their National Convention and Tradeshow in Palm Springs, Calif., April 30-May 3 at the Westin Mission Hills Resort and Spa.


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Bootleg Instructors Now In Crosshairs Of Many Resorts


There’s an apparent increase in certified ski and snowboard instructors getting paid for lessons outside of normal working hours, a trend that has prompted resorts to take action. 


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