Tag Archives: Mt Abram

Mt Abram Installing Large Solar Array

2 Oct 2014

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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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Photo of the Week

14 Jun 2014

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MRA Co-founder Dave Scanlan surveying the powder at Mt Abram. Photo courtesy of Davin Currie. 

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Picture of the Week

8 Feb 2014

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Ben Leoni at Mt Abram, Maine. Photo courtesy of Davin Currie. 

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Picture of the Week

4 Jan 2014

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GM Dave Scanlan inspecting the snow at Mt Abram this week. Photo courtesy of Davin Currie. 

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Best of the MRA Blog 2013

1 Jan 2014

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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 […]

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Mt. Abram Update: Transformation to Mountain Playground Continues

10 Oct 2013

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Written By: Jamie Schectman As many of our friends, fans and followers know, MRA has been working with Mt Abram since 2011. In August of this season, we took over management of ski area operations. Lead by MRA Co-founder Dave Scanlan as General Manager, other MRA team members will fill other management positions. Additionally, work […]

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2013 NSAA Golden Eagle Awards Finalists

27 Mar 2013

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The finalists for the Golden Eagle Award, presented by the National Ski Area Association (NSAA), have been announced. The annual award is given to ski areas achieving Environmental Excellence. The winners will be announced on May 1 in Palm Springs, CA during the NSAA Convention. Small Ski Area-Up to 200,000 skier visits -Beaver Valley Ski […]

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Picture of the Week

23 Mar 2013

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First T-Bar on a powder morning. Mt Abram, Maine. Photo courtesy of Matt Hancock. 

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Mt Abram wins Golden Eagle Award for Environmental Excellence

9 May 2012

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It is with great pleasure that we announce that our partners at Mt Abram have won the Golden Eagle Award in the small ski resort category. The award is given annually by the National Ski Area Association (NSAA) to three ski industry leaders for their environmental excellence. Mt Abram continues to reduce their dependence on […]

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Mt. Abram Finalist For 2012 Golden Eagle Award

26 Apr 2012

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National Ski Areas Association has listed Mt Abram as one of three finalists (and only East Coast Ski Area) in the Small Ski area category for a Golden Eagle Award for Environmental Excellence Greenwood, ME (April 18, 2012) Maine’s Mt. Abram Ski Area has received high honors from the National Ski Areas Association for their […]

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Mt Abram Ceases Use of Fossil Fuels for Heating Base Lodge

7 Dec 2011

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Partner of MRA, Maine’s Mt. Abram Ski Area, has taken delivery of a “D” Energy Box from Maine Energy Systems that will heat the 5500 square foot base lodge using renewable and locally sourced wood pellets. The installation will result in Mt. Abram no longer requiring 12,000 gallons of #2 heating oil per year. The […]

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2010 Sustainable Slopes Annual Report

9 Jun 2011

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The National Ski Area Association has released their annual Sustainable Slopes report. The Sustainable Slopes Program, now in it’s 10th year, is designed to inform and inspire sustainability programs throughout the ski industry. Some highlights from this year include; -Golden Eagle Award was given to Whistler/Blackcomb, BC for their partnership on the Fitzsimmons hydro-electric facility […]

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