NSAA Research Publications

NSAA compiles three annual reports relating to the ski industry, the Economic Analysis of United States Ski Areas, Kottke National End of Season Survey and National Demographic Survey.

 

A brief description of each report is below as well as a link to the table of contents.

To order any of the following reports please go to the NSAA Store.
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Economic Analysis of United States Ski Areas

Produced by NSAA and RRC Associates, this analysis is an in depth review of critical ski area financial data, which uses basic ski area characteristics (size, location, days of operation, capacity, skier visits, lift ticket prices, etc.), critical economic ratios, profitability, regional variations and other measures. This analysis paints a picture of the industry and is widely used by appraisers and financial institutions. New edition available in January, current edition shipped unless otherwise specified.

Click Here for the Economic Analysis table of contents.  Member $250/List $450

Kottke National End of Season Survey

Produced by NSAA and RRC Associates, this survey is the industry's source for regional and national skier/snowboarder visit data. It examines the relationship between skier visits and other variables such as length of season lift capacity, night skiing and snowmaking. Printed annually in August, current edition shipped unless otherwise specified. 

Click Here for the Kottke National End of Season Survey table of contents.  Member $75/List $175

NSAA National Demographic Survey

Produced by NSAA and RRC Associates, this document provides demographic information compiled at ski resorts annually to help define our customers on a national basis. The study includes geographic and demographic information, behavior, age, sex and more. A great tool for any marketer trying to understand their customer base. Published in September, current edition shipped unless otherwise requested.  

Click Here for the NSAA Demographic Survey table of contents.  Member $75/List $175