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CEO Jamie Schectman Nominated for SAMMY Award

8 Apr 2014

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Written By: Colin Korst For those of you unfamiliar, Ski Area Management, or SAM, is a publication that is considered “The Voice of the Mountain Resort Industry.” Now in its 50th year of operation, this online and print magazine is well respected within ski resort circles. Each year dating back to 1998, SAM  has given out […]

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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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True Mavericks

7 Aug 2013

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While you might not realize it, a lot of preparation goes into all of those perfect turns you make at your favorite ski hill during the winter. No, we aren’t talking about that squat regimen you may or may not have followed… We are talking about the construction, maintenance, and training that each ski resort requires to […]

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Lowdown on the Lost Sierra Hoedown

31 Jul 2013

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In case you haven’t already heard, new life is coming to the Sierra Nevada Mountains. The Lost Sierra Hoedown is a first-of-its-kind festival being held at Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl, just an hour north of Truckee, CA. The mission is to raise money to re-open the Johnsville Historic Ski Bowl. The event will take place […]

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Soldier Mountain Ski Resort Donated To Community Non Profit

29 Oct 2012

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In the News: Source:Ktvb FAIRFIELD, Idaho — It was a big night in the small town of Fairfield, as the Soldier Mountain Ski Area officially changed hands. Soldier Mountain Ski Area has been a part of Fairfield and Camas County for decades. “It’s been in the community I think since the late 40s,” said Anni […]

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Park City’s Sustainable Vertical Wind Turbine

19 Jul 2012

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To reduce humanity’s carbon footprint, people actively engage in conservation efforts and find alternative energy resources. Both individuals and businesses engage in recycling plastic, paper, and glass products resulting in a “green” lifestyle. Now, local resorts are also jumping on the green bandwagon by adopting solar and wind power to operate their facilities. Park City Mountain […]

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Ten Top Eco Ski Lodges and Hotels

12 Jun 2012

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For those who may be interested what the UK has recognized as the top 10 low impact eco ski lodges and hotels around the world. They state “Add a green glow to your ski holiday by staying in one of these stylish mountain retreats, from low-impact plush ‘pods’ in Switzerland to a 100-year-old French chalet.” […]

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Getting Back to your Inner Ski Bum by Greg Seitz

20 Jul 2011

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Now that it’s getting to be late July, and what snow is left in the lower 48 is sun-cupped enough to serve as summer training for the United States mogul team, many of us stalwarts are ready to call it a season. And what a season it was. If you live in the West, chances […]

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