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What’s Opening This Week in the Northwest

By | November 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

With more storms hitting the region snow is accumulating in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest. Additional resorts have announced operations for an early start to the 2017-2018 winter season. Here is a rundown: WASHINGTON 49 Degrees North will be open for weekend operations Friday, November 17 through Sunday, November 19, 9 am to 3:30 […]

Watch What Jeremy Jones is Calling the Best Snow Safety Video Ever Made

By | November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thanks to our pals at the High Fives Foundation for sharing this video with the snowsports world… BASICS 7 | Snow Safety & Awareness from HighFivesFoundation on Vimeo.

Free Skiing and Riding for Kids at Colorado Ski Country USA Resorts

By | November 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts are committed to providing fun and affordable skiing and riding opportunities for families by offering Kids Ski Free programs across the state. Parents and families can take advantage of free and discounted lift tickets for children, specialized lessons and rental discounts to plan a once-in-a-lifetime ski vacation experience […]

Mammoth Resorts Inks First-Ever Ski Resort Deal with LA Kings

By | November 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Two-time Stanley Cup Champions the LA Kings launched a new partnership with Mammoth Resorts  to coincide with the 2017-18 NHL season, making Mammoth Resorts an Official Partner of the LA Kings and the franchise’s first-ever Official Ski Resort partner. The relationship extends across Mammoth Resorts’ four entities: Mammoth Mountain Ski Area, Snow Summit, Bear Mountain […]

Desk Jobs are Overrated: How to Work on Snow this Winter

By SIA | November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Professional Ski Instructors of America and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI) says it has the tools and education to help people get started working as a ski or snowboard instructor, and if working on the slopes sounds like a dream job, duh, visit PSIA-AASI’s Score a Job on the Slopes site to […]

SIA Correspondent Jack Mitrani Talks Love of Snowboarding in New Zealand

By | November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

SIA correspondent, Jack Mitrani, was in New Zealand with pro riders from all over the world. He caught up with a few of the Burton team to talk about their love for the sport. Enjoy!

Vans Snow Introduces All-New Verse Double-Boa Boot for 2017/18 Winter Season

By | November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

All-new for the 2017/18 winter season, Vans introduces the Verse, an innovative all-mountain and backcountry double Boa performance snowboard boot built for the progressive rider. Available now, the Verse is a fully customizable boot that honors Vans’ committed progression of the Boa Closure System. Offering extensive technical range and precision across two different lacing zones, […]

Utah Ski Resorts Get Early-Season Snow, Announce More Opening Dates

By | November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ski Utah says that many of its resorts will be opening in under two weeks due to plentiful early season snow across the state. Over the past few days Utah received a healthy early season snow-storm. The big winner was Beaver Mountain in Northern Utah with over 20” since Saturday. With more snow on the […]

Nick’s Notes – November 2017

By | November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

We’re over half way done with our series of Town Halls and Think Tanks, making eleven stops in eight different cities across the country and one stop in Canada. These have been incredibly rewarding opportunities to meet with members and stakeholders in their home regions and better understand what the most pressing priorities are for […]

Nick's Notes – November 2017

By | November 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

We’re over half way done with our series of Town Halls and Think Tanks, making eleven stops in eight different cities across the country and one stop in Canada. These have been incredibly rewarding opportunities to meet with members and stakeholders in their home regions and better understand what the most pressing priorities are for […]