Did you know you can work on improving your teaching technique, earn continuing education units, and start getting stronger for the upcoming season by checking out PSIA-AASI's E-Learning Courses?
If you’re a PSIA-AASI member, these courses give you a different way to learn how to increase your current skills, and they can even help you achieve your certification. Or, if you’re a new instructor and thinking about becoming a PSIA-AASI member, these courses give you a good introduction into the snowsports industry.
A-Basin, Snowbird, Squaw Shred Through the 4th of July
Thousands of skiers and snowboarders in California, Colorado, and Utah took advantage of epic snow conditions to hit the slopes at Squaw Valley, Arapahoe Basin, and Squaw Valley this Independence Day. All three areas reported packed parking lots, busy liftlines, soft snow, and blue skies as they finished the 2018-2019 season on the 4th of July. Meanwhile, Timberline (Oregon) will be open all summer, and Mammoth Mountain (California) plans to operate into August.
Colorado City Announces Plans for Year-Round Ski Area
The town of Castle Rock, Colorado, located 30 minutes south of Denver, announced plans for a year-round ski area that will use Snowflex polymer to allow skiers and snowboarders to slide downhill, even in July!
Highlights include: 107,000 square foot Snowflex skiing surface, a cornice drop at the top of the slope, 3 jumps, a mogul field, an intermediate area, and a bunny slope.
Matrix Monday: Enjoy New National Academy Videos
The Matrix, your go-to digital resource for top videos on teaching and technique, has three new full-length lectures from PSIA-AASI National Academy loaded up for you to view. Watch them one at a time, or binge all three right now!
- Peter Kray