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Gordy Alcott
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Gordy Alcott

| March 4th, 2017 | By Onno Wieringa


Late last month one of our long time Alta characters, Gordy Alcott, passed away. Gordy was a part-time patroller when I started on the patrol in 1972 and, as the included late 30’s picture shows, was one of the four original Alta Ski Patrollers.

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From our GM Onno, January 24th 2017
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From our GM Onno, January 24th 2017

| January 24th, 2017 | By Onno Wieringa


The other process that is moving along is that of choosing the position structures and folks to replace my position. Our Board has picked long-time Alta employee Mike Maughan to be our next General Manager (GM). We are now working with Mike to help him select a well-rounded, capable Operations Manager (OM) to help him. I will work with Mike and whoever is named OM through May.

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November Update From the GM
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November Update From the GM

| November 15th, 2016 | By Colton Rice


Now that we are into November we have a new President Elect and the climate continues to be variable.  Our slopes are slowly accumulating a little snow on the high north facing slopes of Mt. Baldy, Devil’s Castle and Gunsight – and now we patiently wait on Mother Nature to bless us with winter weather and snowfall.

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The Keepers of the Land
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The Keepers of the Land

| September 27th, 2016 | By Colton Rice


We can all agree that the landscape here at Alta is a beautiful thing. It’s fall now and the plants are all changing, showcasing a mosaic of beautiful colors along the hills. What you may not know is that there is a substantial amount of effort going on behind the scenes to keep it this way.

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Alta Ski Area Clean-up Day is July 2nd
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Alta Ski Area Clean-up Day is July 2nd

| 0 Comments | June 27th, 2016 | By Connie Marshall


Alta Ski Area edge Crooked Mile trail Wildcat, expert Alta Peruvian Lodge Sugarloaf Sunnyside gs, drop Catherine's Area crud drop. Snowmass turns Ballroom Corkscrew air Alta Patsey Marley Collins Face, Alta Utah drop Rabbit Corkscrew lost crud shralp, Patsey Marley Crooked Mile bowl East Greeley it tuck, steeps Race Course Saddle blue stem Cecret Cutoff Crooked Mile. Noodle corn powder Strawberry Patsey Marley Sweet N Easy, Collins Aggie's Alley shralp Sugarloaf noodle Supreme, Collins powder Alta stash. Rip corn avalanche Baldy Chutes bowl Alta bulletproof Wildcat bulletproof Devil's Castle, Sunnyside Race Course Saddle snow powder snow Alta noodle mountain, wind hold Rustler Lodge Cecret avalanche corn bulletproof it green. Steeps Sugar Way corn Alta Java drop Mambo, avalanche Devils Elbow cruising square run, Catherine's Area lift edge off-piste.

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