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How Well Do You Know Your Resorts? by Leigh Gieringer A 2 1 3 Some resorts have recognizable landscape features within the resorts, or nearby! Far West Skier's Guide 2O13 - 2O14 61 MMMMM ccording the to National Ski Areas Association (NSAA) there were 477 ski resorts operating during the 2012-2013 season in the United States alone. There are numerous other ski areas throughout the rest of the world. It is almost impossible to detect where a photograph was taken when there is a beautiful action shot with abundant powder flying behind the rider. In fact, it can sometimes be difficult to detect if the snowrider is on a pair of skis or a snowboard, unless a ski pole can be located somewhere in the photograph. Focus the camera to a wider view and little hints can immerge. How well do you know your resorts? Many ski resorts are small local resorts that are popular for easy accessability and convenience. The larger - especially destination resorts - have to distinguish themselves. They have developed their own personalities. There is something that makes them unique. Some are noted for their dependable snow and corduroy trails. Some are known for their wonderful cruisers. Others cater to advanced only snowriders, while still others have excellent learning slopes. Many resorts are attractive for their après ski activities. And, then there are those that offer the complete package.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Far West Skier's Guide 2013-2014

Far West Skier's Guide 2013-2014
Board of Directors, Trustees
President’s Message: FWSA is on the Move!
FWSA Committee Chairmen and Other Representatives
FWSA Presidents Gather at 2013 Convention
Council Information
FWSA Council Services Supports Clubs
National Ski Council Federation Brings Councils & Clubs Together Nationwide
FWSA Membership: Through Clubs or Direct
FWSA Direct Member Application Form
Order Form / Far West Skier’s Guide
FWSA Communications
Ski Season - 2014
FWSA Travel Program
FWRA Board of Directors
FWRA League Race Chairs
Why Do We Race?
FWRA Race Schedule
The FWSA Athletic Scholarship Program Helps Junior Racers
Pursue Your Passions Through the FWSF
Hope on the Slopes Events
Winter Trails Day
FWSA 81st Annual Convention - Mountain Magic Moments - Recap
FWSA 2013 Convention Sponsors
FWSA Industry Award Winners
Convention Door Prize Donors & Milestones
2013 FWSA Councils’ Man & Woman of the Year
Silent Auction & Travel Expo Participants - 2013
2013 FWSA Convention Award Recipients
Snowsports Celebrities Entertain & Inform
Candace Cable, Keynote Speaker
FWSA Safety Person of the Year
FWSA Western Ski Heritage Award
FWSA Snowsports Builder Awards
FWSA Ski Clubs & Councils Continue Generous Charity Support
FWSA 82nd Annual Convention - Volcanic Paradise - Bend, Oregon
FWSA 83rd Annual Convention - Salute to San Diego
Twelve Resorts / One Pass
Public Affairs - 2013 Update
The Road to Sochi
Lodging Options
Regional Ski Shows
High Hopes Exist for an Olympic & Far West History Museum in Squaw Valley
Zermatt: Where Legends Meet!
Has Technology Made Skiing Safer?
How Well Do You Know Your Resorts?
A Visit to the 2013- 2014 Digital Edition Only Insert
FWSA Council & Club Information

Far West Skier's Guide 2013-2014