Killington Resort, VT
February 1-2, 2022

Killington resort at sunrise

Registration opens November 1st

We can't wait to see you in person! These events are great for all levels of industry staff. Expect to see a wide variety of content for every department, inclusing risk management, lift education, human resources, DEI and climate change. Stay tuned for registration and schedules soon.

Lodging: Killington Grand Resort Hotel

Scholarships Lift Safety Bootcamp Current Covid Protocols
mountain foundation Want to attend this event but don’t have the financial means to do so? Consider applying for a Mountain Foundation scholarship. Click here to learn more. The application deadline is December 10.

New for Winter 2021-22

NSAA's Lift Safety Bootcamp
Thursday, February 3
Killington, VT

Registration information coming soon!

Held after the Winter Conference, NSAA's new lift safety bootcamp provides a full day of critical education to your lift operators, maintenance staff and mountain operations employees. We'll have a mix of indoor and outdoor sessions covering a range of operational topics that can immediately impact your ski area's lift safety programming. Your hosts for the event are Mike Lane and Earl Saline from NSAA; speakers will include folks from around the industry, including some of your fellow mountain operations professionals.

Draft Agenda

7:30-8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00-8:30 a.m. Opening Remarks 
8:30-10:00 a.m.  Maze & Ramp Design 
10:00-11:30 a.m.  Unseated Passenger Plans 
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch & Learn
Topics include: Guest education, Comms/PR, Lift Ops Training, Ski School/Comp training 
1:00-2:30 p.m. Root Cause Analysis 
2:30-4:30 p.m.  Roundtable discussions 


NSAA values the health and safety of its members and event attendees. The association has issued the following requirements for all event attendees, including vendors and NSAA staff. Please note that these requirements are subject to change based on the latest information, local public health requirements and/or venue regulations, up to and through the event dates.

All NSAA event attendees MUST WEAR A MASK in all public indoor spaces, regardless of vaccination status. Masks must be worn over the nose and mouth. This includes at registration, in sessions, at tradeshows and at any other event-related gatherings. In order for attendees to hear and understand our speakers, we may make adjustments that will allow them to alter or remove their masks while presenting. We will be working with our venues to promote physical distancing whenever possible. When eating or drinking, please try to keep physical distance from others, and pull your mask up when you are not actively eating or drinking. Masks are not required outdoors unless physical distancing cannot be maintained.

Please refer to the CDC guidance on the type of mask you should wear.

We ask that you do not attend the event if you are feeling sick or experiencing Covid symptoms.