New ED, Summer Summit, More...
July 2016

We have changed the format of the Nordic Newsletter in hopes of making easier to navigate and read.  We have also put all the content from the Newsletter in the 'News' section of the website so members have the option to go back and find articles.  We hope you find this new format helpful.

Please note new mailing address:  PO Box 818, Woodstock, VT  05091.

Happy Trails,
Reese Brown,
Executive Director
ED Update
Directory Deadline- Renew by August 10
Unless you have already paid your dues for the 2016/17 season, you must renew online by August 10, or if you plan to renew by mail, you must e-mail Reese that you are doing this by August 10.

Inclusion in the directory is a benefit of being a member of the association.
Update Your Web Listings
CCSAA snowflake
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.   Full Story >>> 
CCSAA Banner Add - Redesigned and Bigger
Banner ads are back to being on the homepage! As well as more than 50 interior pages of the site. And we limit the number of banner ads, so your message wont be overlooked. 
For $735/season (10 month period October through June) your BIGGER BETTER BANNER ad will appear on 50+ pages of our website. Reach over one hundred thousand people by continuing to be one of our limited (only 15 spots being sold) advertisers.  Full Story>>>   
CCSAA Summer Summit Re-Cap
The 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.  Full Story >>>
USSA Crystal Pass - August 1 Deadline!
Similar to the USSA's alpine Gold Pass program, the newly created Crystal Pass is for the cross country enthusiast and supporter and debuts in time for the 2016-2017 season.

There is no fee to participate in the program and by participating will get your resort will be listed on the USSA website and USSA will contribute $250 for each Crystal Pass sold.  Full Story>>>
Winter Trails
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 while being outdoors in the winter. Full Story>>>
Ski Nation - A Game Changer
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 regardless of size, financial resources, or type (i.e. the project includes XC areas as well as alpine).  Full Story>>>
NSAA Capital Watch
This months NSAA Capital Watch includes:
Discussion on the Next Five Months on Capital Hill and Obama's Executive Order on Overtime.  Full Story>>> 

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