The mountains are our lives – and our livelihoods. Our environmental sustainability programs directly address the urgency of climate change and other environmental impacts through equitable conservation and preservation; strategic and science-forward sustainable business practices; and utilizing our voice as a power for good.
MOUNTAIN COLLABORATIVE FOR CLIMATE ACTION
Alterra Mountain Company is a founding member of the Mountain Collaborative for Climate Action, a first-of-its-kind collaboration between the four largest ski resort companies in North America. Together, we believe in a shared responsibility to take a strong stance on the core issues of sustainability.
SHRED FOR SUSTAINABILITY
In collaboration with American Forests, we created Shred for Sustainability in an effort to fight climate change, one tree at a time.
IKON PASS X POW
Ikon Pass is proud to continue its long-standing partnership with Protect Our Winters (POW) – a nonprofit mobilizing the outdoor community towards positive climate action.
More Sustainability Efforts:
- Snowshoe Mountain Resort is a Bee City with the Pollinator Project
- Steamboat Donates Half A Million Dollars to Yampa River Fund
- Deer Valley signs onto Park City Solar Project
- Crystal Mountain Express Welcomes Electric Bus
- Stratton Joins Community Solar Project
- Steamboat Eliminates Singe-Use Plastics
- Palisades Tahoe Hosts Community Earth Day Celebration
MY IKON SERIES
My Ikon: My Connection is a native led short documentary film created by Connor Ryan, Húŋkpapȟa Lakȟóta and Lonnie Kauk, Ahwahnechee. Directed by Shaandiin Tome, a Diné woman, this work encourages the mountain community to connect, respect, and appreciate the land while welcoming Native people into the conversation. My Ikon: My Ride is a story about the first professional Black snowboarder, Russell Winfield, and his goal to build a supportive community for young athletes.
IKON PASS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
In collaboration with Natives Outdoors and SheJumps, Ikon Pass aims to remove barriers of entry while growing snowsport participation among Native communities and women of color.
TOGETHER, MOVING MOUNTAINS
Moving mountains is not easy. But that’s exactly what we intend to do.
Alterra Mountain Company is committed to creating positive impacts for our planet, our people, and our communities.
With an equal focus on three pillars – Sustainability, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion, and Community – we promise action based on our core beliefs. We recognize and own the responsibility to develop and nurture initiatives that protect and share the mountains for generations to come.