ZEAL Week 2018 is a collaboration with our partner Zeal Optics that brings their brand of #FindYourZeal to SASS Argentina for a week of snowboarding with Zeal Optics athletes Andrew Burns and Piers Solomon, Zeal-centric giveaways and contests, next year product demos and a damn good time. All this in August in the Patagonian Andes with the SASS crew and the SASS Argentina experience of backcountry progression, cultural exploration, and insane big mountain terrain. JOIN US and our friends from Zeal Optics for the fourth year of ZEAL Week at SASS Argentina.

WHO: SASS Guide / Zeal Optics Athlete Andrew Burns with SASS Guide / newly minted Zeal Optics Athlete Piers Solomon, YOU and a crew of new friends

WHAT: A week of shredding in Argentina with these legends, next year demos of Zeal Optics goggles, Zeal-centric giveaways, and more fun than you thought possible

WHERE: SASS Argentina 2018, Catedral, Bariloche, Patagonia, Argentina

WHEN: SESSION 4 (August 18th – 25th)

WHY: Take your shred to a place and level you never thought possible and #FindYourZeal

Check out the video below to see what ZEAL Week 2017 was like last year…

We could not be more excited for the fourth year of ZEAL Week. Building on the success of the previous three years, we are blowing it up even bigger this year. We have new Zeal Optics Athlete, SASS Guide and one of the best skiers on the planet Piers Solomon joining long-time SASS Guide, head freestyle coach and Zeal Optics Athlete Andrew Burns on hand to lead you through an unreal week of shredding, exploring and a ton of additional activities.

Sound too good to be true? It’s not. Want to JOIN US? Follow the steps below…

STEP 1: Inquire about ZEAL Week at SASS Argentina and automatically be entered to win some insane prizes to make your trip with us even better.

*All who inquire are entered. Registering for SASS Argentina is not required for entry, but be ready for the FOMO.

*You must select “ZEAL Week” on the inquiry form to be eligible to win.




Prizes include a pair of Zeal Optics Goggles, a DMOS Stealth Shovel, a TREW Gear ChillTop, a Folsom Custom Skis swag pack, a SASS Argentina Phunkshun Neck Tube, and a SASS Global Travel lens cloth.


STEP 2: Talk to the SASS Sales team to get an even better idea of what this is all about. We know this is a big trip and are here to take the headache out of the process and answer any questions or concerns you might have. (Feel free to skip directly to STEP 3)

STEP 3: Register for SASS Argentina Session 4 (August 18th – 25th). All who register for ZEAL Week 2018 get $200 OFF their trip and 50% OFF at www.zealoptics.com.

*Applicable to new registrations only



STEP 4: JOIN US for ZEAL Week 2018 at SASS Argentina. Your trip will include all that SASS Argentina is famous for as well as these insane ZEAL Week bonuses…

  • Meet and greet with Burns and Piers – Discuss your goals for the week, get to know the crew and prepare to learn from these three legends.
  • Dinner out with the Piers and Burns – Hit the town, drink wine, eat steak and talk snowboarding. Get the inside track on being a top-level pro traveling the world pursuing that feeling that brings us all together.
  • Demo Zeal Optics’ newest goggles in the Andes, in Argentina, in August.
  • Beacons & Beers – This event bridges the gap between education and fun. Shotgun a beer and locate two buried beacons with a positive probe strike. Fastest time wins.
  • Beer Pong Tournament – Compete against your fellow ZEAL Weekers with goggles on. Lose and you give the goggle back, win and you keep them.
  • Instagram Contest – Post your photos throughout the week featuring Zeal Optics product with the insane backdrop of the Andes, use hashtags #FindYourZeal, #SASSargentina and #ZEALweek. Best photo wins.
  • ZEAL Week Olympics – Overall winner of combined events above win an insane prize pack courtesy of Burns and Piers.

STEP 5: Make your friends insanely jealous back home with stories of ZEAL Week 2018 at SASS Argentina.



To get an even better idea of what ZEAL Week is all about, take a look at the gallery below…