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Base:40"/102cm
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Low:37°F/3°C
Our mountain at Alta
Alta Earth Day
 
 
Alta Earth Day Partners Cottonwood Canyons Foundation Alta Community Enrichment Alta Environmental Center Alta Ski Area Town of Alta Friends of Alta
 
 
Alta Earth Day 2014
2014 Alta Earth Day Poster
FREE EVENT
 

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

Alta, Utah - All Day Event

 
Join Alta for its 4th Annual community Earth Day Fair on Saturday, April 19, 2014. This event will encourage environmental stewardship, responsible recreation and awareness of the relationship between climate change and the future of the ski industry in Little Cottonwood Canyon and beyond. The event will feature:
  • Eco Geared Ski Vendors (more info...)
  • Green Arts & Crafts (more info...)
  • Naturalist Snowshoe Tours (more info...)
  • Ski with a Ranger Tour (more info...)
  • Ski Gear Recycling Drop-Off (more info...)
  • Apres Earth Day Film & Raffle (more info...)
  • If you would like to participate as a Vendor or non-profit contact
     
     
     
    Earth Day Schedule of FREE Events
     
     
    Eco-Geared Ski Vendors
     
    Wildcat Base – 9am to 4pm: Green-minded ski vendors and businesses from the Salt Lake Valley will be here in Alta for FREE DEMOS and to chat with you about their eco-conscious products and services and efforts in sustainability. Be sure to visit and help us support these local, environmentally sensitive vendors in their efforts to offer green goods and services to the community.
     
     
    Green Arts & Crafts
     
    Albion Day Lodge – 11 am to 2 pm: Kids & Adults are invited to any and all of the following fun, Earth Day projects!
    • Join ACE for a hoot of a time creating wise feathered friends with reusable goods. If you have any extra egg cartons or old tattered boas, feel free to bring them along!
    • Have fun with the game Polar Eclipse! An interactive and thought provoking game created to raise awareness about climate change and where you play and live! Best for ages eight and above.
     
     
    Naturalist Snowshoe Tours
     
    Meet at Albion Day Lodge – 10 am: Join Cottonwood Canyons Foundation for a fun adventure, and discover all that is wild and natural in Alta! Free snowshoe rentals available at Alta(courtesy of Alta Sports). Folks can meet just outside of the east end of the Albion Day Lodge. Tours run for about an hour and a half, because they are just so much fun!
     
     
    Ski with a Ranger Tour
     
    Meet at Bottom of Cecret Lift – 1:30 to 2:30 pm: Come practice some turns with the family, then join Cottonwood Canyons Foundation’s Ranger Tours and discover Alta in a whole new way. The tour is free, but a beginner lift ticket is needed. Purchase your all age, all day beginner passes at the Albion Ticket Office for just $38. If you are 80+, you ski FREE!
     
     
    Ski Gear Recycling Drop-Off
     
    Alta Ski Shop – 9 am to 5 pm: Looking to get rid of your old skis, boots, poles, helmets and goggles? Look no further! In partnership with Snowsports Industries America (SIA, a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization) the Alta Ski Shop will help keep your ski gear out of the landfill. Just bring your items with a $1 donation for the SIA to the Ski Shop located at the Wildcat Base.
     
     
    Evening Festivities
     
    Our Lady of the Snows – 5:00 to 8:30 pm: Join us for free appetizers and drinks après ski. Then around 6:15pm, we will feature the award winning film "All.I.Can". Ending with a bang, we will have a drawing featuring donated swag from all our vendors.

    All.I.Can. Official Teaser from Sherpas Cinema on Vimeo.

    About All.I.Can - The time has come for a ski film that stands for something. Join us in viewing Sherpas Cinema’s spectacular union of cinematography with creative cinematic language as they fuse our passion for skiing with our potential to help the environment. In bringing the planet to life and drawing parallels between our daily existence, we find common ground between the global situation and the real individual. Epic natural cinematography, ground breaking skiing from Chile to Greenland, and an environmental engagement that creates an accessible identification point for the viewer, leaving them with an inspiring new perspective.
     
     
    Special thanks to our Sponsors
     
    Alta Earth Day 2013   medRAREchefs Snowsports Industries America Albion Grill Squatters Porcupine Pub and Grille Kuhl Shallow Shaft Alta Lodge Collins Grill Wasatch Beers