13 Dec 2014

Picture of the Week

Dr Robb Gaffney at Donner Summit, CA. Photo courtesy of Jason Shields.   

Continue reading...

9 Dec 2014

Payne West Insurance partners with Mountain Rider’s Alliance

PRESS RELEASE Payne West Insurance partners with Mountain Rider’s Alliance  Partnership designed to assist independent ski areas reduce insurance premiums  MEDFORD, OR – December 9, 2014 Payne West Insurance and Mountain Rider’s Alliance (MRA) are teaming up to create an insurance program that will focus on the ski industry. After payroll, liability insurance is typically one of the largest [...]

Continue reading...

6 Dec 2014

Picture of the Week

Shane McConkey at Squaw Valley, CA. Photo courtesy of Court Leve Photography. 

Continue reading...

29 Nov 2014

Picture of the Week

Rob Reinfurt in the Alps. Photo courtesy of Brent Benson Photography. 

Continue reading...

22 Nov 2014

Picture of the Week

King George Isle, Antartica. Photo courtesy of SnowBrains.com.

Continue reading...

18 Nov 2014

Stoke Certified announces partnership with Mountain Rider’s Alliance

STOKE CERTIFIED ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH MOUNTAIN RIDER’S ALLIANCE Collaboration advances the development of the most comprehensive sustainability framework for ski areas around the world FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 18, 2014 Contact: Carl Kish at carl@stokecertified.com OR (415) 683-6799 SAN DIEGO, CA—STOKE Certified has partnered with the Mountain Rider’s Alliance (MRA) to share best practices in sustainable ski area [...]

Continue reading...

15 Nov 2014

Picture of the Week

This week at Timberline. Photo courtesy of Ed Youmans. 

Continue reading...

14 Nov 2014

Free Hurricane Ridge Pt. II Donate Now!

There’s vitamin D, vitamin C and vitamin E, but for folks like us, there’s vitamin SKI. Vitamin SKI makes us happy and healthy and there’s no such thing as an overdose. In Washington, a group called The Hurricane Ridge Winter Access Coalition (HRWAC) is raising funds to unleash one more dose of Vitamin SKI per week [...]

Continue reading...

8 Nov 2014

Picture of the Week

Noah and Indie Gaffney, early season at Alpine Meadows. Photo courtesy of Dr Robb Gaffney. 

Continue reading...

5 Nov 2014

Mt. Ashland and MRA Forge Partnership

We are excited to announcement that the Mt. Ashland Ski Area, Oregon, has entered into a partneship with the MRA. The community ski area is owned by a 501(c)(3) non-profit and has been in operation since 1964. Powder Day in the Siskiyous  With 5 lifts, a vertical drop of 1,150 feet and 23 runs plus [...]

Continue reading...

1 Nov 2014

Picture of the Week

Alex Taran Selfie. Volan Lanin, Argentina/Chile border. 

Continue reading...

28 Oct 2014

Manitoba Mountain Update-Fall 2014

Its been a while since we have provided an update on our flagship project, the Manitoba Mountain Ski Area Restoration Project. Located on the Kenai Peninsula, at mile 49 of the Seward Highway, the ski area last operated in 1960. Recognizing the eco-tourism potential in the area, the Kenai Borough has selected the land at the base [...]

Continue reading...

25 Oct 2014

Picture of the Week

Lee Lyon skiing Sin Salida, Las Leñas, Argentina. Photo courtesy of Boy Scout. 

Continue reading...

18 Oct 2014

Picture of the Week

Allison Lightcap riding powder down under. Ohau Snowfields, NZ. Photo courtesy of Seth Lightcap. 

Continue reading...

13 Oct 2014

Fight Climate Change with your Vote

Written by Courtland Kelly from NextGen Climate Off-season is a great time for catching up on TV, eating lots of ramen, getting excited about the snow and drooling over the latest gear magazines. It’s also a great time to make climate change a big issue. MRA has done awesome work lately getting the solar field installed [...]

Continue reading...

11 Oct 2014

Photo of the Week

Bergen the Wonder Dog at age 14, deep in the Andes. Photo courtesy of Jamie Schectman. 

Continue reading...