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 […]
Tag Archives: Mt Abram
14 Jun 2014
MRA Co-founder Dave Scanlan surveying the powder at Mt Abram. Photo courtesy of Davin Currie.
8 Feb 2014
Ben Leoni at Mt Abram, Maine. Photo courtesy of Davin Currie.
4 Jan 2014
GM Dave Scanlan inspecting the snow at Mt Abram this week. Photo courtesy of Davin Currie.
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 […]
10 Oct 2013
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 […]
27 Mar 2013
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 […]
23 Mar 2013
First T-Bar on a powder morning. Mt Abram, Maine. Photo courtesy of Matt Hancock.
9 May 2012
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 […]
26 Apr 2012
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 […]
7 Dec 2011
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 […]
9 Jun 2011
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 […]