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 [...]

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25 Oct 2014

Picture of the Week

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

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18 Oct 2014

Picture of the Week

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

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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 [...]

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11 Oct 2014

Photo of the Week

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

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4 Oct 2014

Picture of the Week

Chris Rubens in New Zealand. Photo courtesy of Josh Daiek. 

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2 Oct 2014

Mt Abram Installing Large Solar Array

Mt Abram continues to be a leader in environmental stewardship for smaller, ski areas. As MRA’s prototype Mountain Playground, we are thrilled to announce that the 803 solar panel array has officially broken ground. Expected to be completed before the season begins, it will be spread over 1.25 acres. The solar array will create approximately [...]

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27 Sep 2014

Picture of the Week

Vinnie Urgo in Montana. Photo courtesy of Fish Eye Guy Photography. 

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20 Sep 2014

Picture of the Week

Michelle Longstreth at Crystal Mountain, WA. Photo courtesy of Kim Kircher. 

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13 Sep 2014

Picture of the Week

Miles Clark over exposed in Patagonia. Photo courtesy of Snowbrains.com. 

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9 Sep 2014

The MRA Turns Four

Four years ago today, the Mountain Rider’s Alliance was launched from a remote corner of the Earth. So much has happened since we began our journey and boldly thought we could revolutionize the ski industry. “A new paradigm is emerging in ski area management: one that’s globally-based, rider-centric, environmentally sustainable and sensitive to local needs.” [...]

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6 Sep 2014

Picture of the Week

Gringo Mike Hamilton at Las Leñas, Argentina this week. Photo courtesy of Claudio Margaride. 

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30 Aug 2014

Picture of the Week

Che Boludo at Cerro Bayo, Argentina. Photo courtesy of PowderQuest.

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23 Aug 2014

Picture of the Week

Jimmy Barnes at Rogers Pass, BC. Photo courtesy of Nate Greenberg. 

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16 Aug 2014

Picture of the Week

Miles Clark in the Catedral Backcountry, Argentina. Photo courtesy of Skylar Holgate. 

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10 Aug 2014

Picture of the Week

Cameron Smith enjoying the perks of the job at Bear Valley. Photo courtesy of Mattly Trent. 

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