The PSIA-AASI National Team will represent you and the U.S. at the world’s largest gathering of ski and snowboard instructors at Interski 2019, in Pamporovo, Bulgaria, March 17-22, 2019. The Team will present the best of what the U.S. has to offer and will bring back perspectives from across the globe.
Join the PSIA-AASI delegation next March and help represent the U.S. and support the PSIA-AASI Team. On site, a PSIA-AASI Team Alumni member will serve as your host. Plus, receive 30 continuing education units (CEUs) for attending the five-day event. Hurry! Registration closes Sept. 24.
Matrix Monday: Video of Interski 2015 Highlights
Interski 2015 in Ushuaia, Argentina was a huge success for the PSIA-AASI National Team, providing a venue for them to hone The Learning Connection, and also to collect top takeaways from other teams from around the world. The Matrix, your go-to digital resource for top videos to improve your teaching and technique, also features several clips from the Team’s presentations in Ushuaia.
Vail Named ‘Sustainable Destination’
Ski Area Management (www.saminfo.com) reports that, “Vail has become the first U.S. destination and the first mountain resort in the world to achieve certification as a "sustainabledestination" by Sustainable Travel International. Certification efforts took more than five years, and required work and involvement by the resort, the town of Vail, and the U.S. Forest Service, among other groups.” See how Vail did it here, and read PSIA-AASI’s own Statement on Sustainability here.
Hunter Mountain to Add New Lift, 25 Percent More Terrain
New York’s Hunter Mountain & Peak Resorts announced the area is moving forward with a $9 million expansion for the 2018-2019 season that will include five new trails—three intermediate and two beginner—a six person detachable chairlift, 100 percent snowmaking, a new entrance, and a new parking lot. Read all about this storied mountain’s major makeover.
- Peter Kray