10 Feb 2018

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Mark Lynch enjoying the perks of his job at Magic Mountain, VT. Photo courtesy of VTFreeheel. 

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3 Feb 2018

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Miles Clark getting RevelSTOKED. Photo courtesy of Duane Kubiscta.

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30 Dec 2017

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Tanner Rosenthal at Pebble Creek, ID. Photo courtesy of Bo Ferro. 

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20 Dec 2017

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Interview with Mountain Independent’s Alec Jacobson

Mountain Independent is a new non-profit publication that performs investigative journalism on important issues facing our mountain towns.  MRA’s CEO Jamie Schectman caught up with Executive Director Alec Jacobson to learn more about Mountain Independent’s origins, business model and plans for the future. 

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20 Dec 2017

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3 More Ski Areas Join the Mountain Playground Group

Created out of the necessity to band community and independent ski areas together, the Mountain Playground Group begins it’s third year with 3 new member ski areas. Buck Hill, Minnesota – Located 15 minutes from Minneapolis with 15 runs, 306 vertical feet and is serviced by 11 lifts. Its ski racing program is nationally acclaimed and is […]

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16 Dec 2017

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

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15 Dec 2017

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Skiing with Heart and Soul in Beautiful British Columbia

Words by Julie Nieuwenhuys, Images by Caroline Vant Hoff – Dutchies Do Ski Huge fluffy flakes continue to fall from the sky as a group of laughing kids chase each other down the mountain, making a beeline for their mothers, while an older man bursts out of the forest yodeling loudly. In the lift line […]

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12 Dec 2017

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Interview with Lifted’s Jeff Ostenson

Lifted is a ski movie for the rest of us. Chronicling the importance of Hometown Hills, Lifted was filmed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Mission Ridge, Washington. MRA’s CEO Jamie Schectman caught up with Executive Producer Jeff Ostenson to learn more about a wintertime love story exploring the universal attraction between skier, boarder and mountain. 

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9 Dec 2017

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Ethan Klein at Mammoth Mountain, CA. Photo courtesy of Nikki Klein.

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2 Dec 2017

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Alex Taran at Snowbird, UT. Photo courtesy of Steve Lloyd Photography. 

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25 Nov 2017

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Matt Reardon on McConkeys. Photo courtesy of Jeff Engerbretson.

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23 Nov 2017

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Have You Ever Wanted to Own a Piece of a Ski Area? Interview with Red Mountain’s Howard Katkov

Red Mountain, British Columbia crowdfunding for equity campaign, “Fight the Man. Own the Mountain” is now open to residents of Canada, the United States and Australia. With investment tiers ranging from $1,000 to $25,000, now is a chance for snow enthusiasts to buck the system and become a shareholder in a world class ski area. MRA’s […]

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18 Nov 2017

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Sidney Simard in Montana. Photo courtesy of Fish Eye Guy Photography. 

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4 Nov 2017

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Stacey Schultz living the dream in the Crested Butte backcountry. Photo courtesy of Jamie Schectman. 

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28 Oct 2017

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David Page freeing his sole. Photo courtesy of Winter Wildlands Alliance.  

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