2022 Terrain Park Summit

March 1-2        The Rock Snowpark, WI

Thanks to all that joined us for the 2022 Midwest Terrain Park Summit, March 1-2, at The Rock Snowpark in Franklin, WI.  Please check back for a full recap of this event.


Developed specifically with terrain park managers and terrain park staff in mind, this intense day and a half event will include both classroom and on-snow presentations.  Each session is designed to help give you the knowledge and tools needed to run a top-notch park.  This year's program will address a variety of topics including:

• Current Issues & Trends in Terrain Parks Across the US

• On-snow Demos & Groomer-based Feature Construction Demos

• Risk Management Issues (signage, closures, documentation, maintenance)

• Layout & Design Considerations (flow, feature location, progression, skirting)

• Legal Issues (ski safety laws, releases, investigations, testing)

• Working with Other Mountain Departments (lessons, rentals, ski patrol, night operations, snowmaking)

• Technology & Parks (learning management systems, ULLR app, video, websites)

• Training & Employee Safety (feature testing, on-mountain vehicle protocols)

• Understanding the NSAA Terrain Park Resource Guide

BONUS - Mock deposition designed to address unique legal issues, pre-loss considerations, investigations, and record keeping



• Mistica Walker - Senior Claims Adjuster, Safehold Special Risk

• Dave Byrd - Director of Risk and Regulatory Affairs, NSAA

• Jeremy Cooper - Vice President of Mountain Sports Development, Boyne Resorts

• ASDA Attorneys from Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa

• SPECIAL GUEST - Kelly Pawlak - President, NSAA

• Along with many knowledgeable peers participating in panels