Twelve ski resorts were honored by the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) this month with its annual National Safety Awards. The awards recognize those resorts which have done an "outstanding job of educating employees and guests and skiing and snowboarding responsibly."
Aspen/Snowmass, Colo. had the Most Creative Safety Week Program. Arizona Snowbowl had the Best Overall Safety Program for resorts up to 250,000 visits, while Copper Mountain, Colo. had the Best Overall Safety Program for resorts with 250,000 visits or more.
NSAA is the trade association based in Lakewood, Colo. for ski resort owners and operators.