Snow in CO! + Kauff to Head Sugarbush Ski & Ride
Loveland Ski Area may still have nine days to wait before the area officially begins making snow, but that didn’t keep Mother Nature from getting a head start on the season.
On Monday, September 17, several Colorado ski areas were reporting sn...
Climate Change + RIP Tom Sims
For those snow pros concerned about climate change, and the impact it may have on their livelihood, the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) recently released its 12th Sustainable Slopes Annual Report detailing the ski industry’s progress in i...
Top Team Picks—On-Mountain Restaurants
Would you fly all the way to South America for an on-mountain steak or bowl of soup? It seems like a couple members of the PSIA Alpine Team might consider it. Three of them named Tio Bob’s in Portillo, Chile as their favorite on-mountain restaurant.
PSIA Alpine Team’s Michael Rogan Joins USSA
The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announced the appointment of longtime Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) Alpine Team Captain Michael Rogan as fundamental skills development coach.
Fires Impact Western Ski Areas + Taos Expansion
Even as the first reports of snow have started coming in from Alaska and the Rockies, it seems that we have not yet escaped the heat, and fires, of summer.
Q&A with PSIA Alpine Team Coach Rob Sogard
It’s finally September, and the start of a brand new season is just around the corner. With everyone getting ready for the first snow, we thought it would be the perfect time to sit down with PSIA Alpine Team Coach Rob Sogard to talk ab...
New Ideas Dominate Ski Area News
At ski areas across the country, the summer news was dominated by a sense of fresh ideas and energy. The Ski Area Recreational Opportunity Act, in particular, is resulting in the creation of new off-season jobs—and revenue—in the form of ziplines, rope courses, and new bike trails.
Top Technology Game-Changers
For the past few years, almost any conversation about how new technology is changing the way skiing and snowboarding are taught has focused on equipment—more specifically, rocker.
Getting Stoked: On the Edge of a New Season
With all of the hard work that the 32 Degrees editorial department has been putting in on the upcoming fall issue, which highlights the new 2012–16 PSIA-AASI Teams, some great new teaching concepts, and a lot of cool new skis and snowboard, it's hard to keep from getting excited about the upcoming season.