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July 23rd, 2013

Alta Environmental Center – Keeping Alta Clean

Words by Hannah Follender On Saturday, July 20th, the Alta Environmental Center hosted their 4th annual Alta Ski Area Clean-up Day. 78 volunteers, including the Environmental Center crew, equipped with gloves and orange trash bags took part in cleaning up nearly a 1/2 TON of trash. But not all of […]

May 2nd, 2013

Alta and Snowbird Pleased to be Ski Areas Honored by National Ski Area Association’s Golden Eagle Awards for Environmental Excellence

Palm Springs, CA – May 01, 2013 The National Ski Area Association (NSAA) awarded the Golden Eagle Award for medium size ski areas (200,000- 500,000 visits) to Utah’s four Salt Lake County resorts (Alta, Snowbird, Brighton & Solitude), under the umbrella of the visionary Cottonwood Canyons Foundation (CCF). Established in […]

January 17th, 2013

Alta 75th Anniversary Videos: Alta Airtime

We started gelande jumping at Alta in the late 1940′s. The boots were leather. The skis were skinny. And the airtime was huge. What is this gelande jumping that we speak of? Glad you asked. According to Powder Magazine’s Jaded Local, gelande jumping is: “The art of jumping for distance […]


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