Ski Big Bear at Masthope Mountain is pleased to announce that Mark Absalom has recently been hired as the new Director of Snow Sports beginning in the 2021-2022 winter season. Born and raised in Northeastern Pennsylvania, Absalom is a life-long ski instructor and promoter of snow sports. Mark Absalom has over 40 years’ experience in Snow Sports management, having been the director of multiple snow sports schools, most recently at Camelback Mountain in Tannersville, PA. Absalom is an Examiner for Professional Ski Instructors of America-Eastern Division (PSIA-E), the world’s largest organization dedicated to teaching people how to ski and snowboard. Absalom also works closely with Snow Operating, promoting Terrain-Based Learning (TBL) across the US and Canada. Absalom holds a bachelor’s degree in Recreation and Leisure Services Management from East Stroudsburg University. He now brings this history of proven leadership and innovation to the team at Ski Big Bear.
“All of us at Ski Big Bear are thrilled to welcome such a solid industry leader to our team. We are looking forward to the experience and knowledge Mark brings to our mountain,” said Ladora “Lori” Phillips, General Manager of Ski Big Bear. “It is an exciting time to be a ski instructor and Mark’s expertise will allow for our instructors to learn from one of the best and pass that information on to our customers.”
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