28 May 2016

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Aurel Baker charging. Photo courtesy of Chasing87Colours.

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25 May 2016

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Q & A with .Ski

Mountain Riders Alliance was able to ask Rob Rozicki, the creator of .Ski extension, aka Dot Ski. Here is what he had to say.  MRA: What gave you the inspiration to launch the .Ski project? RR: I’ve spent the whole of my career at the forefront of digital media as well as a lifelong passionate […]

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21 May 2016

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Corn harvest in the Eastern Sierra. Photo courtesy of Jamie Schectman. 

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19 May 2016

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Q&A: Why Community Hills are So Important

We caught up with Joel Osgood, creator of 1,000 Feet and Below, a documentary on Maine community ski hills. MRA: What gave you the idea to create 1,000 Feet and Below? JO: I grew up skiing at small areas and have always felt very connected to them. 5-years-ago I visited May Mt. In Island Falls, […]

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14 May 2016

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Somewhere in Norway. Photo courtesy of Doug Krause. 

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10 May 2016

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Q&A with Skismall.com

Skismall.com is a website solution for small ski areas that provides a responsive website template built specifically for ski areas, with an integrated solution for conditions, directions, events, and rates. MRA caught up with the brains behind the concept, Elizabeth Klein and Max Kloeppel and this is what they had to say. MRA: Where did […]

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7 May 2016

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Sitskier David Poole getting deep at Big Sky, MT. Photo courtesy of Gomez.

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30 Apr 2016

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Vince Bollinger at Bear Creek, Telluride, CO. Photo courtesy of Ryan Bonneau.

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23 Apr 2016

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Today at Squaw Valley, CA. Photo courtesy of David Saputo. 

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16 Apr 2016

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Rene Ortiz riding the Wyoming wave. Photo courtesy of Mark Weitz.

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15 Apr 2016

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Mountain Playground is Officially Trademarked!

Mountain Rider’s Alliance was founded in 2010 by a group of snow enthusiasts who shared growing concerns about the direction the ski industry was headed. MRA’s goal has always been to create sustainable Mountain Playgrounds. As was eerily predicted in Hal Clifford’s Downhill Slide, Why The Corporate Ski Industry Is Bad for Skiing, Ski Towns and The Environment, the […]

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9 Apr 2016

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Suzi Johnson at Bear Valley, CA. Photo courtesy of Jamie Schectman. 

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2 Apr 2016

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Jacob Edson enjoying some April Fool’s powder at Big Sky, Mt. Photo courtesy of Gomez. 

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26 Mar 2016

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Claire Smallwood at Snowbird, Utah. Photo courtesy of Chase Winter. 

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19 Mar 2016

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Noah Gaffney making turns in the Chimney, Squaw Valley. Photo courtesy of Scott Gaffney. 

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14 Mar 2016

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Bald Mountain, Idaho: Mountain Playground Group Spotlight

Bald Mountain is a member of the Mountain Playground Group, an international consortium of 8 like-minded community ski areas banding together to drive down expenses while increasing efficiencies and profits, working on large scale initiatives, as well as increasing market awareness.    Operated by the non-profit Clearwater Ski Club, Bald Mountain is a community ski hill […]

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