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Posted March 2, 2018

New President Search

New President Search The Pacific Northwest Ski Areas Association (PNSAA) has begun a search for a new President effective January 1, 2018. PNSAA is a non-profit trade association, which represents the interests of ski and snowboard facilities located in Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Idaho, Montana, and California.  The Association’s 36-member ski areas – most of which […]

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Posted December 9, 2016

What’s Open as of December 9th, 2016

  Contact:               John Gifford, President, 877-533-5520 Release Date:    Friday, December 9, 2016             La Conner, WA – The Pacific Northwest storms that arrived recently have brought more snow to the mountains.  Nearly every resort is operating and many have continued to expand operations in the last week.  The skiing and snowboarding opportunities keep getting better by […]

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Posted December 3, 2016

What’s Open as of December 3, 2016

Contact: John Gifford, President, 877-533-5520 Release Date: Saturday, December 3, 2016 La Conner, WA – With the storms that arrived recently bringing snow to the mountains of the Pacific Northwest the 2016-2017 winter season has begun.  The skiing and snowboarding opportunities keep getting better by the day and forecasts are looking good for more snow […]

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Posted November 23, 2016

Who’s Opening Now – Thanksgiving Weekend 2016

Who’s Opening This Week in the Northwest Contact:               John Gifford, President, 877-533-5520 Release Date:    Thursday, November 24, 2016    With the storms that arrived recently bringing snow to the mountains of the Pacific Northwest the 2016-2017 winter season has begun.   Several resorts will open for the holiday weekend and more could be opening soon.  Here is a […]

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Posted December 11, 2015

Who’s Open December 11th

Contact:   John Gifford, President, 877-533-5520 Release Date:    Friday, December 11, 2015 La Conner, WA – Recent storms has brought more snow to the mountains of the Pacific Northwest.   Resorts already open are adding more lifts and terrain plus additional resorts are opening for the for the 2015-2016 winter season.  The season is off to […]

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Posted December 5, 2015

Who’s Open: Updated December 5, 2015

 Storms mean more resorts opening and additional terrain for skiing and snowboarding enthusiasts. Contact:               John Gifford, President, 877-533-5520 Release Date:    Saturday, December 5, 2015 La Conner, WA – The storms keep bringing snow to the mountains of the Pacific Northwest.   Resorts already open are adding more lifts and terrain plus additional resorts are opening for […]

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Posted December 3, 2015

Who’s Open as of December 3, 2015

Contact:  John Gifford, President, 877-533-5520 Release Date: Thursday, December 3, 2015 More snow in the mountains from the recent storms, and more forecasted for the next few days, means additional Pacific Northwest resorts will begin operations for the 2015-2016 winter season.  Following is a rundown of the resorts that will be operating this weekend.   […]

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Posted March 2, 2015

CSU Graduate-Level Ski Area Management Program

Starting in the Fall 2015 Colorado State University will be offering an online graduate-level ski area management program. The program is designed as an affordable and flexible 12 credit program that students can take while working full-time at a ski area.  The focus of this graduate program is on teaching relevant finance, strategic management, marketing, […]

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Posted December 30, 2014

Holiday Skiing and Snowboarding in the Pacific Northwest

Contact: John Gifford, President, 877-533-5520 Release Date: Saturday, December 27, 2014 La Conner, WA – With the recent snow storms, and more in the forecast, the holiday period is a great time to enjoy family fun skiing and snowboarding in the Pacific Northwest.   Here is a rundown of the region’s resort in operations: OREGON Mt […]

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Posted December 5, 2014

December 5, 2014 – What’s Open This Week in the Northwest

With the first week of December upon us more ski and snowboard resorts in the mountains of the Pacific Northwest are planning operations.   Here is a rundown: WASHINGTON Crystal Mountain Resort is operating the Gondola & Green Valley Express chair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and plans to remain open through the Sunday, December […]

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