13 Feb 2016

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JaPow! Photo courtesy of Casa Tours.

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6 Feb 2016

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Skier X at Bridger Bowl. Photo courtesy of Fish Eye Guy Photography.

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2 Feb 2016

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Terrain Based Learning and Growing the Sport with Snow Operating

The ski industry continues to be challenged by converting first time skiers into lifelong ski bums. In a few short years, Snow Operating has become the industry leader in Terrain Based Learning and increasing first-time skier conversion rates, which is paramount to the future viable of our sport.  MRA caught up with the Snow Operating’s […]

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30 Jan 2016

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Vince Boelema at Bear Creek, CO. Photo courtesy of Tim Williams.

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25 Jan 2016

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SheJumps Exclusive Interview with Claire Smallwood

By Karey-Ann French After I graduated high school in 2006, I moved across the country from Vermont to Utah to chase my lifelong dream of being a snowboard bum. When I got there I didn’t know a soul. Claire Smallwood was one of the very first people who reached out to include me when I […]

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23 Jan 2016

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Tete Altamirando at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. Photo courtesy of Alex Weston. 

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18 Jan 2016

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A Turn Key Solution for Ski Area Grooming-Q and A with Mountain States Snowcats

MRA caught up with Jeremy Straley, owner of Mountain States Snowcats.  Based out of Torington, Wyoming. Jeremy has been operating snowcats in the Rocky Mountains since 2001 and started his company to offer a turn key solution to ski resorts and areas grooming needs.  MRA: What gave you the idea to start Mountain States Snowcats? JS: After […]

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16 Jan 2016

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Doug Krause in Japan. Photo courtesy of Nate Greenberg.

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14 Jan 2016

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Introducing the Mountain Playground Group

The Mountain Playground Group is a collection of community and independent ski areas that offer an authentic skiing and riding experience, not found at corporate ski resorts. MRA was founded in 2010 with the mission to develop values-based, environmentally-friendly, rider-centric mountain playgrounds that encourage minimal carbon footprint business practices, while making a positive impact in the […]

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2 Jan 2016

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Noah Gaffney, Section 20, Lake Tahoe. Photo courtesy of Dr. Robb Gaffney.

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26 Dec 2015

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MRA Lifestyle Director Tom Winter in the Colorado Rockies. Photo courtesy of Jeff Cricco.

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19 Dec 2015

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Vapor trails at Mammoth Mountain, CA. Photo courtesy of Keith Wegener. 

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5 Dec 2015

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Julie Nieuwenhuys in Revelstoke, BC. Photo courtesy of Caroline Van T Hoff. 

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3 Dec 2015

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Dutchies Do Ski!

Written By: Julie Nieuwenhuys Sure it is unexpected, two Dutch ladies living in a country below sea level, being powder addicts. How else would you describe people who have more skis at home than chairs, who take a 15 month ‘ski’battical and of which one is known as Juulski? Caroline and I met 5 years […]

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28 Nov 2015

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Nikos Aggelis at Vasilita, Greece. Photo courtesy of Constantine Papanicolaou.

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