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Snowsports Industries America regularly posts news and information about the industry and press releases and other member news here in our news portal. To get more information about how to post to our portal, please contact Todd Walton, director of communications and marketing, at

SIA’s New Online Ski Mechanics Learning Center is Live!

By SIA Announcements | October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Snowsports Industries America (SIA), the non-profit trade association for the winter sports industry, announces the launch of its first online education platform with the new Ski Mechanics Learning Center (SMLC), formerly known as the Ski Mechanics Workshop (SMW). The inaugural online course is part of SIA’s completely redesigned website, and is designed to make ongoing […]

Dates Confirmed for Outdoor Retailer + Snow Show, Outdoor Retailer Summer Market and Outdoor Retailer Winter Market Through 2022

By Aaron Bible | October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Outdoor Retailer and SIA this week announced widely anticipated dates for the 2019-2022 outdoor and snowsport industry tradeshows. Please give us your opinion on these new dates by clicking here! Starting in November 2018, Outdoor Retailer moves to the beginning of the seasonal buying cycles, positioning the national show as the launch event and epicenter […]

US Ski & Snowboard Association Announces Rocky Mountain Division All-Star Team

By Todd Walton | October 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Fifty young alpine and freestyle athletes from across Colorado were recognized yesterday as USSA Rocky Mountain Division Colorado All-Stars. These promising young athletes compete on the local, national and international level in pursuit of their US Ski Team and Olympic dreams. The All-star team includes 30 alpine skiers and 20 freestyle skiers. “Congratulations to the […]

Hults Bruk American Felling Axe by Dave Canterbury

By Aaron Bible | October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

Firewood season is here, and Hults Bruk — the world’s oldest active axe manufacturer — is introducing a new felling axe to their acclaimed line of Swedish hand-forged axes. Created by survival and wilderness skills instructor, blacksmith and New York Times bestselling author Dave Canterbury, the new design is based on professional felling axes made […]

Snowboard Mag Sits Down with Drink Water’s Stephen Fox

By Todd Walton | October 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

At a recent meeting of the minds in Aspen, Colorado, Snowboard Mag’s Kaitlyn Schlicht sat down with action sports thought leader Stephen Fox, co-founder of Drink Water — a winter sports athlete-driven movement to simply get people to stay hydrated and provide clean water to those in need, instead of pimping a random sugar-filled energy […]

Colorado Ski Season Starts at Arapahoe Basin

By Aaron Bible | October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

Thanks to two feet of natural snowfall in the month of October and an incredible start to snowmaking, Arapahoe Basin Ski Area was able to open its High Noon run to several thousand excited skiers and snowboarders today, Friday, October 13, 2017. The earliest recorded opening was was October 9, 2009. The Black Mountain Express lift […]

Picture Organic Clothing presents its first full-length film: IN GORA

By Aaron Bible | October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

IN GORA – Official Trailer from Andy COLLET on Vimeo.

Bromley Mountain Wins 2017 Energy Leadership Award

By Aaron Bible | October 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

This summer Bromley Mountain in southern Vermont installed 10 new high-efficiency snowguns and fine-tuned its air compressors to make snow more efficiently. Those improvements won the iconic eastern resort a 2017 Energy Leadership Award – Project of the Year for Innovation, from Efficiency Vermont, which advances sustainable energy solutions for all Vermont homeowners and businesses. Bromley […]

Data For Good Enables Mountain Hub Community to Affect Change Through Crowd-Sourced Data

By Todd Walton | October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Mountain Hub, a community-fueled information-sharing platform for the outdoors, unveils Data For Good, an initiative that enables the Mountain Hub community to affect positive change through the power of crowd-sourced community data. Data for Good gathers anonymized, publicly shared data to help wildlands conservation groups, avalanche centers, universities, and research scientists on a variety of […]

Sportsmen and Outdoors Leaders Denounce Antiquities Act Takedown

By Todd Walton | October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

Leaders in the outdoors and sportsmen’s communities today joined together in criticizing House of Representatives legislation that would undermine the federal Antiquities Act, sending a unified pro-conservation message from a diverse constituency of public lands users, recreationalists, hunters and anglers. Backcountry Hunters & Anglers, Patagonia and First Lite CEOs together condemned a bill introduced on Friday by Rep. Rob […]