Areas Off to Fast Start, But Lodging Still Lags
Ever since Wild Mountain in Minnesota opened on October 7, ski areas across the country have been getting a jump start on the season thanks to some early storms and state-of-the-art snowmaking.
Sponsor Spotlight: Rossignol
Rossignol’s commitment to helping make learning to ski and snowboard both easier and more accessible gets super-charged this year with the introduction of the new Rossignol Experience Centers.
Get Your Free Download of the AASI Adaptive Snowboard Guide
For PSIA-AASI members and instructors who are interested in becoming members, there are several free, easy to access resources right here at TheSnowPros.org. One of those is the AASI Adaptive Snowboard Guide.
LSSM & PSIA-AASI, Subaru Tour + Lindsey Vonn News
PSIA-AASI instructors Heidi Ettlinger from Heavenly Resort and Allison Ace from Northstar have been named Ambassadors for the Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month/Bring a Friend initiative. Ambassadors help spread the message that taking lessons from professional instructors is the best way to learn how to ski and snowboard.
Snow Pro Survey Results—Good Friends and Longtime Locals
If you’re already riding, or just getting ready for the first big day back at the hill, we wanted to know your favorite part of the new season. We also wanted to know how long you’ve been at your current area or mountain.
Horst Abraham, Wayne Wong, Craig Kelly Lead 2013 Hall of Fame Class
Acclaimed international ski instructor Horst Abraham, freestyle skiing icon Wayne Wong and world champion and snowboarding pioneer Craig Kelly lead an outstanding class of six inductees who have been elected to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame.
The Copper Mountain Fall Conference Follow-Up
The last weekend in October was a momentous one for PSIA-AASI. Division leaders from across the country met at Copper Mountain, Colorado, to focus on building greater consistency in our certification programs.
PSIA-AASI Names McSherry as Director of Partnership Marketing
PSIA-AASI today announced that William “Bill” McSherry has been named Director of Partnership Marketing. Bill will strategize, plan, identify and implement the association’s Sponsorship, Promotion, and Marketing Programs. PSIA-AASI Executive Director and CEO Mark Dorsey said, “We are pleased to bring Bill on board. He brings depth of experience and a unique blend of skills that will strengthen our partnerships and serve our membership well.”
Max’s Product Spotlight: PSIA-AASI’s Education Materials
With certification and professional development courses starting to happen across the country, now is a great time to think about what education materials you are going to want this season. Purchase your education materials now so that you can take some time to learn the content and be ready when the hills open to apply your knowledge on the snow!
Open Letter from PSIA-AASI Chairman of the Board Eric Sheckleton
Over the past 50+ years, we have all contributed to the growth and success of the ski and snowboard industry, creating an association that is recognized here in the U.S., and internationally, for the innovative, informative and inspirational ways we welcome everyone to join us in celebrating the thrill of winter that moves us all.