Annual Safety Awards presented to 12 ski areas

Posted By: The Ski Channel on April 17, 2010 10:29 am

On Friday, the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) awarded 12 ski areas with their annual National Ski Safety Awards. These resorts have done an excellent job this season of educating employees and guests about skiing and snowboarding responsibly, and with care and caution. Congratulations to this year’s winners! Keep it up guys:

Best Safety Week Program (tie)

    * Vail Mountain, Colo.
    * Stratton Mountain Resort, Vt.

Best Helmet Safety Program

    * Heavenly, Calif.
    * The Coconut Crusher

Best Terrain Park Safety Program

    * Stevens Pass, Wash.

Best Use of Web /Social Media

    * Mt. Bachelor, Ore.

Best Employee Involvement & Education

    * Aspen Snowmass, Colo.

Best Chairlift Safety Program

    * The Canyons, Utah

Best Community Outreach

    * Seven Springs Ski Area, Pa.

Best Avalanche Safety Program

    * Bridger Bowl Ski Area, Mont.

Best Safety Theme/Quote

    * Mountain Creek, N.J. – “Stupid Hurts”

Best Overall Safety Program
(Up to 250,000 visits)

    * Arizona Snowbowl, Ariz.

Best Overall Safety Program
(250,000 or More Visits)

    * Beaver Creek Resort, Colo.

Each of the resorts will be highlighted in the August issue of the NSAA Journal.