Nordic Network Newsletter Articles
There’s an exciting industry-wide initiative underway that important to all cross country ski areas. The “Ski Nation” concept is to develop a not-for-profit, universal, industry owned portal, platform, community, and snow report service to benefit all ski areas...read more
Winter Trails is a program that has a proven track record for attracting NEW participants to snow sports. It offers consumers a way to try a snow sport that is easy to learn, a great activity to enjoy with friends and family and an excellent means of getting exercise...read more
In an effort to provide accurate ski area information to the public and various media outlets that contact CCSAA, we ask that you update your CCSAA website on-line profile. This is your customer facing profile and if it is incorrect, you may be losing business....read more
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The first Cross Country Ski Areas Association (CCSAA) Summer Summit occurred recently in Woodstock, VT with 21 ski areas representatives listening to 6 presentations and participating in 1 trail walking round table. The energy was high and the conversation lively as...read more
CCSAA encourage our members to consider participating in the Crystal Pass program, a new partnership between the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association (USSA) and Cross Country Ski Areas Association (CCSAA). Similar to the USSA’s alpine Gold Pass program, the newly...read more
CCSAA Summer Summit – Woodstock, VT – June 29 CCSAA is pleased to introduce the Summer Summit Workshops, short, one day regional meetings keying in on relevant topics. The first NE Summer Summit will emphasize ski area sustainability and highlight trail maintenance...read more
Dear Fellow CCSAA Members, Spring has finally arrived at Mt Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, NY. We are excited to put the “winter that wasn’t” as we are calling it in the east behind us and move on to exciting summer projects. I want to say thank you to all the CCSAA...read more
The Cross Country Ski Areas Association (CCSAA) concluded a successful 2016 Annual Conference hosted by Snow Mountain Ranch, CO, with emphasis on grooming technique and hospitality. New this year were individually scheduled 1 on 1 sessions with key presenters in all...read more
In an NSAA Journal article the case for becoming more distinctive and articulate in marketing about “wellness” was made – mountain resorts provide guests with more than simple outdoor experiences that are an alternative to indoor sedentary lives that...read more
Emotional Triggers from Juntae Delan When 2 groups of people received 2 different donation-seeking letters – one with stats and one with an emotional story, the emotional letter received an average donation that was TWO TIMES higher than the statistics-laden...read more
The March issue of the NSAA Capital Watch has info about a new bipartisan Climate Caucus in the House of Representatives, ski fee retention at the local national forest, ADA webinar, and paid sick leave draft rules for Federal contractors. Click March Capital...read more
Ski Like an Olympian or World Champion Get Tips on the Trail with Liz What better way to have fun on the trails at Snow Mountain Ranch than to ski with one of the leaders on the U.S. Ski Team. Join Liz and your nordic colleagues for the CCSAA Conference April 5&6...read more