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 […]
Tag Archives: Manitoba Mountain
28 Jun 2014
Perfect Chugach Corn. Manitoba Mountain, Alaska.
25 Jan 2014
Abe Alongi corn skiing on Manitoba Mountain, Alaska. Photo courtesy of Jamie Schectman.
1 Jan 2014
Welcome to the New Year! Year 2014, that is. 2013 has been quite eventful for the Mountain Rider’s Alliance, here are some highlights: We have begun exploring a partnership with the Kenai Borough in Alaska. The partnership will create the potential for some awesome outdoor recreation such as mountain biking, zip lines, and Nordic skiing […]
25 Aug 2012
Matt Reardon on Manitoba Mountain, Alaska. Photo courtesy of Abe Alongi.
15 Jun 2012
Developing Manitoba Mountain as a Sustainable Mountain Playground has a lot of benefits for many Alaskans and Alaskan’s Youth are high on the list. Alyeska Ski Resort has been a great supporter of AK youth snow riding involvement and new program development. In addition, so has some of the smaller town-based Anchorage […]
5 May 2012
The northeast side of Manitoba Mountain, Alaska. Photo courtesy of Vesna Young.
28 Apr 2012
Matt Reardon dropping off the north side of Manitoba Mountain, Alaska. Photo courtesy of Abe Alongi Photography.
24 Apr 2012
Last Friday, Mountain Rider’s Alliance gave an update on the Manitoba Mountain Ski Area Restoration Project at the Trail Lake Lodge in Moose Pass. Project manager Dave Scanlan detailed the progress thus far and the road map ahead. CEO Jamie Schectman gave an overview of Mountain Rider’s Alliance’s philosophies and core values as well as […]
1 Nov 2011
Update on MRA Manitoba Mountain Restoration Project: In an effort to continue with the due diligence of the Manitoba Mountain Ski Area Restoration Project, MRA has partnered up with the University of Alaska Anchorage’s (UAA) Geomatics program to do preliminary survey work. Josh Varney, an alumni of UAA and MRA’s Alaska Survey Manager, will oversee the students in the field. The […]
25 Oct 2011
Dave Scanlan, MRA project manager conducted an interview with North America Snowsport Journalist-West President Jerry Hoffman. Dave discusses the Manitoba Mountain Ski Area Restoration project as well as other information about Mountain Rider’s Alliance… MRA Project Manager Dave Scanlan Interview with Jerry Hoffman by MTNRA Manitoba Mountain, October 23, 2011
31 May 2011
Last week MRA launched the Manitoba Mountain, Spirit of the Kenai website detailing the Alaskan ski area redevelopment plan. This follows project manager Dave Scanlan’s completion of seven community outreach presentations. “The project was generally well received by the local communities. We appreciate everyone taking the time to join us as well as their informative feedback. […]
7 Apr 2011
MRA has organized three more community outreach meetings for Soldotna, Seward and Anchorage. The Manitoba Mountain Ski Area Restoration Project presentations, as well as subsequent question and answer sessions, are designed to both educate and receive feedback from the local communities. Attendance and participation is greatly appreciated and will help to shape the project’s future. […]
10 Mar 2011
Following the first presentation on Februarty 24th in Girdwood, with over 50 people present, MRA project manager Dave Scanlan has scheduled more townhall meetings to discuss the Manitoba Mountain Ski Area Restoration Project. The community discussions will be held in the following Kenai locations: March 22nd, Cooper Landing Community Hall, Bean Creek Road, 7:00 p.m. […]
5 Mar 2011
The Manitoba Mountain Ski Area Restoration Project has received some media attention this week. MRA Plans New Ski Area in Alaska, ESPN.com, March 2, 2011 Building Dreams, Boulder Weekly, March 3, 2011 Resurrecting a Historical Ski Area, Turnagain Times, March 5, 2011 Mountain Rider’s Alliance Co-founders, Jerry’s Snow Blog, March 5, 2011
3 Mar 2011
For more information, please visit Manitoba Mountain, Spirit of the Kenai