Slope safety is on everyone's mind after the incredibly tragic death of a 13 year old at Nashoba Valley Ski Area in Massachusetts last weekend.
January is NSAA National Safety Month.
The National Ski Area Association emphasizes the Responsibility Code, Smart Style at the terrain park, Lids on Kids for helment use and Kids on Lifts regarding chair lift safety.
Click here for information on all of those topics.
Employees at Ski Sundown in New Hartford have highlighted this month with initiatives such as chairlift safety demonstrations, rewards for riders who keep their restraining bars down during trips up the mountain and "Know the Code" trivia contests.