Recent Posts to Northwest Snowsports Advocates Facebook Page:

The Invisible Nightmare in Your Fleece. Washing a single polyester jacket can send 1,900 tiny synthetic micro-fibers into waterways, where they can soak up toxins and get eaten by fish. So what is the outdoor industry doing about it? Article by Outside Online. Posted on March 3, 2019.

Another tree well death occurred in Oregon March 1, 2019. A skier died after falling into a tree well at Mt. Bachelor Ski Resort. This was the third death at the Bend ski area in the past year. The skier who died on Friday was Kenneth Lyle Brundidge, a member of Mountain High Snowsport Club. Posted on March 3, 2019

Territory Tales Podcast: “Timberline Lodge & Ski Area.” “Our second podcast tells the story of Timberline Lodge, and how this iconic retreat on Mt. Hood was almost lost to history. Learn about Jeff Kohnstamm and his father, who made the world-famous Timberline Lodge and Ski Area what it is today.” Posted February 25, 2019

Press Release: Mt Hood Ski Area Operators Support Climate Change Legislation. Posted February 21, 2019.

Tree Well and Snow Immersion Safety with Mt. Bachelor Ski Patrol. Video on YouTube. Posted on March 1, 2019

Tree Well and Snow Immersion Suffocation video. Posted February 13, 2019

OSU climate report, climate change impact on Oregon. News Channel and 4th Oregon Climate Assessment Report. Posted January 31, 2019

The Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), SnowSports Industries America (SIA) and National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) announce the formation of the “Outdoor Business Climate Partnership” to provide leadership on climate change. Posted January 30, 2019