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Snowsports Industries America posts news and information about the snowsports industry - as well as press releases, brand stories and other member-focused blogs here in our news portal. For information about how to be seen in this portal, contact Todd Walton, director of communications and marketing, at twalton@snowsports.org.

PSIA-AASI Celebrates Advancements in Ski and Snowboard Instruction April 6

By SIA | February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

This spring marks the 50th anniversary of the 1968 International Congress of Ski Instructors (Interski) that was held in Aspen, Colorado. It was the first and only Interski held in the United States. To celebrate this milestone, the Professional Ski Instructors of America and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors (PSIA-AASI) invites the snowsports community […]

5Point Adventure Film Festival Gears Up for 2018 Festival in Carbondale, April 19-22

By Aaron Bible | February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Colorado’s leading adventure film event 5Point Film Festival announces details for its eleventh season, which kicks off in Carbondale, Colorado with its flagship four-day concert-style film festival, April 19—22, 2018. The sell-out flagship festival, which was founded by former Climbing Magazine owner, Julie Kennedy in 2008, offers the audience a taste of adventure through the […]

The Ikon Pass Partners with Protect Our Winters

By Aaron Bible | February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Ikon Pass, a new ski and snowboard pass product from Alterra Mountain Company, has partnered with Protect Our Winters (POW) to further climate change education and advocacy through a three-level $50k partnership: the creation of the Ikon Pass Fund, a Summit Level donation, and a complimentary one-year Protect Our Winters membership to each Ikon […]

The AASI/Burton Riglet PE Course Helps PE Teachers Get Kids Snowboarding

By SIA | February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Students can now have fun learning to snowboard indoors during physical education (PE) class. With developments in equipment, terrain, and education, learning how to snowboard has never been easier both indoors and outdoors, and students can now learn while playing fun games in the comfort of their school’s gym. The American Association of Snowboard Instructors […]

Western Mountain Destinations Starting to Slide Midseason

By SIA | February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Meager snowfall at most western ski resorts during January has led to a drop off in bookings for the remainder of the ski season as lodging properties maintain a tenuous hold on revenues. The downturn was reported this morning by Inntopia in their monthly DestiMetrics* Market Briefing to participating lodging and marketing organizations. As of […]

Colorado Ski Country USA Welcomes Kendall Mountain as Newest Member

By SIA | February 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA), the state trade association and global voice of skiing and snowboarding in Colorado, today announced that Kendall Mountain Ski Area will join the association effective immediately. Kendall Mountain, which is located in Silverton, Colorado in the southwest San Juan mountains and is known for its family friendly atmosphere, becomes the […]

Colorado Ski Country Reports Two Feet of Snow

By Aaron Bible | February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Up to two feet of snow has fallen on Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) member resorts, with more snow expected to fall in Colorado’s high-country heading into President’s Day weekend. The Southwest region of Colorado received the highest snow totals with Silverton Mountain collecting 24 inches of snow in 48 hours. Wolf Creek Ski Area […]

International Skiing History Association to Honor Seven at 26th Annual Awards

By SIA | February 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Skiing History Days at Squaw Valley, California, March 21-25, 2018

Winners for New England Winter Regional Retailer of the Year/New England Winter Regional Rep of the Year Announced

By SIA | February 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Top Honors Awarded in New England

B4BC’s Shred the Love Winter Series

By SIA | February 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Boarding For Breast Cancer Announces its 2018 Winter Series of Fundraising Events

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