Alpine Women's Summit - Steamboat

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Registration Deadline 1/2/2018 Members and candidates with disabilities (whether physical or cognitive), who are considering applying for a certification exam must contact the Steamboat Springs office at least four weeks in advance of the scheduled test or exam to provide notice of their requested reasonable accommodation and to discuss their situations before the registration deadline date. Requests for accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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*This event is open to National Ski Patrol & USSA members as well, please register with a paper application*


Women's Summit 2019


Join us for Women’s Summit 2019 January 15-17 in beautiful Steamboat Springs Colorado.  The Women's Summit brings together women from across divisions and disciplines for 3 days of empowerment and inspiration. The event is dedicated to providing opportunities for networking, coaching and acquiring tools for advancement. Don’t miss this opportunity to ski and  learn with the top female professionals across the snowsports industry.


You can design your experience by selecting from a multidiscipline list of topics taught by experts in their fields. In the evenings gather for talks and social gatherings to enhance your knowledge and networking. 



Alpine Topics


Trees & Bumps: Steamboat is known for trees so dive in! Apply the skiing fundamentals in all mountain conditions while you improve your line choice, rhythm and speed. We will explore a variety of techniques and tactics in a full range of terrain. Trees and bumps and steeps, oh my!

High performance Turns with gold medalist Deb Armstrong: Work on higher edge angles and earlier release to carry speed. Deb has stories and techniques to share, so sharpen those edges — its guaranteed to be amazing!

Love me a groomer: Love to slide and slice on a beautiful groomer? Realize all day endurance through efficient skiing and learn to apply appropriate blend for powerful and precise turns. Great tactics you and for your clients as well!

Prioritizing Skill Development: Learn how to be coached and know your WHY. Understand how to take charge of your own training and embrace prioritizing of skills (whether it’s for you or your guests). Hone your eye to identify a primary skill focus. Expect feedback, “homework” and reenergized goals. 


Discounted Lodging: Lodging is available at the Steamboat Grand Hotel, which is across the street from the base are of Steamboat Ski Resort, starting at $299 per night. For more information and to book follow this link :

Discounted Lodging is also available at the Rabbit Ears Motel in Steamboat for a discounted rate of $99/night (1 Queen) and $129/night (2 Queens). Call (970) 879-1150 to reserve a lodging room and mention you are with the PSIA Group. The Rabbit Ears Motel is in the downtown area of Steamboat Springs. There is a free, public bus stop outside of the Rabbit Ears Motel that picks up every 20 min and will take you to the Gondola Transit Center at the base of the ski area.

Location & Date: The event will be held January 15 – 17th – Steamboat Ski Resort

Check-in Time/Location: Please check in between 4-4:30PM in the Burgess Creek Conference Room at the Steamboat Grand on January 15th

Steamboat Ski Resort:

Event Materials: The event description and outline are available here:

Important Notes About the Event:

  • Jan 15: Check-in at Steamboat Grand Hotel Burgess Creek Conference Room between 4-4:30. Keynote Ted Talks begin promptly at 4:30PM immediately followed by a cocktail reception serving light appetizers and a complimentary drink
    • Ted Talks Presenters:
      • Katie Ertl: Senior VP Mountain Operations Aspen Ski Co, 3 terms PSIA/AASI National Team Member and RM examiner
      • Deb Armstrong: 2X Olympian, Olympic Gold Medal GS 84’ and PSIA/AASI National Team 04’-08’, RM clinic leader
      • Dana Forbes: CEO PSIA/AASI Rocky Mountain
  • January 16: 8AM – 4PM on snow. A Progressive Dinner throughout beautiful Steamboat Springs offering discounted food and drink specials starting at 6PM. Progress Dinner details to come- This is an optional activity
  • January 17: 8-9:30AM – Special Speaker, Shawn Worthy, discussing “Owing Your Stuff: Being a Woman and Proud of It.” On snow until 4PM following morning event. 4:30 PM: Kick, scream and cry as you say goodbye but promise us you won’t send it over a cliff like Thelma and Louise did because we want you back next year!!
    • Dr. Worthy will focus on physical, brain, and personality gender differences that affect your everyday lives. The goal is to understand how these differences may really serve as an advantage when working in the male-dominated ski industry.

Parking: Parking: Paid parking is available $25/day in the Gondola Square Parking Garage and Ski Time Square Parking Garage. In addition, there is FREE parking offered in the Upper Knoll Lot (within walking distance) or Meadows Lot (with FREE shuttle service). Click this link for a parking map:


January 15th, 2019 4:30 PM   through   January 17th, 2019 4:00 PM
Steamboat Ski Area
Steamboat Springs, CO
United States
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee + Late Fee $ 230.00
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Event Specific Details
Event Accounting Code 2-4000-4-90
Event Category Alpine
This event is a prerequisite for... No
CEUs 12
General Prerequisites
Adaptive Prerequisites
Alpine Prerequisites
Alpine Freestyle Prerequisites
Children Prerequisites
Cross Country Prerequisites
Snowboard Prerequisites
Telemark Prerequisites
Admin & Staff Only No

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