Tag Archives: sustainable skiing

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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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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What Is MRA About Anyway? Co-founder Jamie Schectman Explains on Tahoe Today

18 Dec 2011

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Mountain Rider’s Alliance had the great pleasure of being a part of Tahoe Today Television! Here’s a little video of the interview between MRA co-founder Jamie Schectman and commentator Todd Offenbacher… Thank you to Tahoe Today and Todd for helping us get our message out there!

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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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