January 11, 2012

With the most terrain open in the east and a winter snowstorm hitting the Green Mountains this week, Vermont ski areas have prime trail conditions that are expanding every day to welcome all of our skiing and riding faithful for Safety Awareness Week.

The annual National Safety Awareness Week is January 14 – 22 with a variety of events, programs and activities at Vermont ski resorts. Learning Your Responsibility Code, helmet use and terrain park safety are important focuses of the week. More information on National Safety Awareness Week is found at: www.nsaa.org/nsaa/safety/.
PHAT, Protect Your Head at All Times is a helmet advocacy program supported by Vermont Children's Hospital at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington, Vermont that works with the National Ski Patrol and other partners to encourage all skiers and riders to wear helmets so they have a safer experience on the slopes. Learn more and enter raffles to win a free helmet at upcoming PHAT Events:

JAN 14 - Bromley Mtn. Resort
JAN 22 - Bolton Valley Resort
JAN 28 - Smugglers' Notch Resort
JAN 31 - Mad River Glen

More Safety Awareness Week events include:

Safety Awareness the Magic Mountain Way

At Magic Mountain, there’s some of the most challenging terrain in Vermont and an open boundary-to-boundary ski policy. But that does not mean we take safety lightly. With at least 90 acres of...Read Full Release

Trapp Family Lodge and Equipment Safety
Equipment Safety is always a high priority when we talk about National Safety Awareness. Equipment maintenance lays at the heart of any safe ski vacations. Regular use and its subsequent...Read Full Release

In Stowe, Safety Starts with Exceptional Service
Much effort has been spent over the past decade to encapsulate the ideas and strategies used in a variety of areas at Stowe Mountain Resort. This work has led to a set of service standards and...Read Full Release

Free Lift Ticket Voucher with Helmet Purchase at Killington and Pico Mountain
Guests who purchase a helmet the resorts’ retail locations during the week of January 14-22, 2012 will receive a voucher for a free lift ticket, valid any day...Read Full Release

Smuggs Celebrates National Safety Awareness Week
Smugglers’ Notch Resort will offer a variety of activities as part of National Safety Awareness Week. “Smugglers’ has a strong commitment to safety, and our safety program is...Read Full Release

Stratton Hosts Safety Trivia and Safety Booth to Raise Awareness
Thanks to the tireless efforts of our snowmakers, winter at Stratton is in full swing. This season, Stratton asks everyone to renew their S.E.S. Pass and commitment to safety on the hill...Read Full Release

Okemo Celebrates National Safety Week
As winner of the Best Helmet Safety Program - Heads Up, National Ski Area Safety Awards, Okemo takes safety seriously with fun and educational activities focus on safety and awareness on the slopes...Read Full Release

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