News Releases

Posted February 1, 2022

To the Ski Industry Workforce in the Northwest

This is an ALL CALL.  Ears on, Mountain Crew.  Your ski area operations conference has been 10-7 for two years now.  It is time to clear your stops.  Reset.  And Run! Firstly.  If the pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that we are a versatile bunch.  Your ski area has pivoted and adapted. It’s time […]

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A Letter To Our Associate Suppliers

I’ll be honest.  This is info-heavy.  It is for all companies that supply the ski industry with goods, equipment, and services and who support its workforce in the northwest.  It has been a disruptive couple of years, for everyone.  In order for us to get back into the swing of things, we have some housekeeping […]

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Posted October 1, 2020

What to Expect This Winter at NW Ski Areas

A Look at the Winter Ahead for the Region’s Ski Areas Contact:               877-533-5520, Release Date:    Thursday, October 1, 2020 Bend, OR  –  With a nip to the fall air and cooler temperatures predicted in the central Pacific Ocean the region’s ski areas are preparing for winter recreation, where every aspect of ski area operations […]

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2020 Conference Canceled

April 22, 2020 This is the week in which we should have all been celebrating the season that was by gathering in Wenatchee for our annual conference and tradeshow.  Tonight, actually, we would have come together for some food, some brews from Icicle Brewing, and most importantly – to celebrate the best of us – […]

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Posted March 13, 2020

2020 Spring Conference and Tradeshow Postponed

Bend, OR – Out of concern for the health and wellbeing of ski area staff and communities surrounding the outbreak of the COVID-19 infection, the region’s ski area trade association will tentatively postpone their annual Spring Operations Conference and Tradeshow.    The Pacific Northwest Ski Areas’ Association will postpone their annual Spring Operations Conference and […]

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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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