Sustainable Slopes

Sustainable Slopes, adopted by the ski industry in 2000, provides an overarching framework for ski areas on sustainability and enhanced environmental performance.

Click here to see a list of ski areas endorsing the Environmental Charter.

A report is issued annually summarizing, see below for each year's report:

PDF 2014 PDF 2009 PDF 2004
PDF 2013 PDF 2008 PDF 2003
PDF 2012 PDF 2007 PDF 2002
PDF 2011 PDF 2006 .PDF 2001
PDF 2010 PDF 2005 .

PDF View the Environmental Charter

Sustainable SlopesSustainable Slopes Grant Program

Launched in 2009, the grant program provides cash and in-kind funding to support sustainability projects at NSAA member ski areas.

Thanks to our sponsors:  HKD Snowmakers, Brendle Group and CLIF Bar.

 For background information on the Sustainable Slopes Grant, click here.


Past Sustainable Slopes Grant Winners

Additional Resources for Ski Areas:

Facts on Snowmaking
Profiting from Sustainability Presentation (Brendle Group and RRC) (2014)

New NSAA Study:  Profiting from Sustainability (2014)

Supply Chain Sustainability for the Ski and Tourism Industries - What You Need to Know (WEBINAR)
Small Resorts Guide to Energy
"Taking Sustainable Slopes to the Next Level" Guide (2008)
Greening Your Ski Area: A Pollution Prevention Handbook