• Mountains Are Awesome! - Jan. 2012

    On the first of every month, we’ll take a little time to pay tribute to what we think is one of the most awe-inspiring things out there: Mountains. It might be a photo, video, collage, painting, poem, etc. ... just a little something to say, "Hey, mountains, you're awesome! This month, enjoy a photo essay by Michael Schlegel; "Massiv".
  • En Route Camp BC

    An idea, a few friends, the outdoors, lots and lots of snow, challenges, beauty, caught in the moment, mother nature's warnings ignored, lessons learned, respect... From Nimbus Independent, check out En Route Camp B.C. and follow AI ambassadors Anthony Boronowski, Julien Regnier as well as Eliel Hindert on a snow camping mission up into Callaghan, British Columbia.
  • Mountains Are Awesome! - Dec. 2011

    On the first of every month, we’ll take a little time to pay tribute to what we think is one of the most awe-inspiring things out there: Mountains. It might be a photo, video, collage, painting, poem, etc. ... just a little something to say, "Hey, mountains, you're awesome!
  • JP Auclair's Urban Imagination

    AI Co-Founder JP Auclair recently teamed up with Sherpas Cinema to reinvent what a urban segment can look like. At AI we consider ourselves very lucky to have the imaginative mind of JP leading us into the future. Enjoy this little segment... we all did. 

  • All.I.Can. Aspen Fundraiser

    Alpine Initiatives and Aspen Skiing Company's Environment Foundation are bringing All.I.Can. to the historic Wheeler Opera House on Nov 18th, 2011 at 7:30 pm. All proceeds from this event will directly benefit Alpine Initiatives. Tickets for this benefit showing of All.I.Can, can be bought from Aspen Show Tix.
  • Mountains Are Awesome! -Nov. 2011

    Start the month on a positive note and enjoy some of Liam Wylie's work! On the first of every month, we’ll take a little time to pay tribute to what we think is one of the most awe-inspiring things out there: Mountains. It might be a photo, video, collage, painting, poem, etc. ... just a little something to say, "Hey, mountains, you're awesome!
  • AI and She Jumps Backcountry Awareness Clinic

    Lift lines are long, the snow is amazing, how about heading into the backcountry to soak up some powder turns? First things first, athletes need to understand what backcountry travel is all about and how to safely participate in it, so Alpine Initiatives and She Jumps teamed up to host a women’s backcountry awareness clinic last April 9-10 at Vail Mountain Resort.
  • AI Diva Day

    AI members Emmanuelle Vital and Jen Johnson recently got together to spread awareness amongst the divas of Steamboat Springs, CO.
  • AI Back Country Awareness

    Alpine Initiatives recently teamed up with with Vail Resorts, Vail Ski Patrol and Back Country Access to hold what may have been the most exciting backcountry awareness class of all time.    Teens from all over the Vail area were invited to attend this free backcountry awareness class. Twenty eager students signed up for the two day course hosted by...

  • Half way!

    Megan first walked into the woods to begin her 2,173 miles hike from Georgia to Maine... She has embarked on this journey to explore the subculture of AT thru hikers and she is raising money for AI in the process. People have been...
  • Ski lift powered entirely by solar panels

    ...All excess electricity will be sold to the grid. The lift features solar panels that are incorporated on the same lift, without having to build additional buildings. The panels are adjustable and can be removed to clear accumulated snow. The panels are anchored to the lift’s cables and bear the entire weight of the panels...
  • AI Members in Vars, France

    I have been in France for almost a month and a half, what an awesome experience and awesome time. I arrived on December 16th and spent 10 days in La Plagne and then on the 26th it was off to Vars to prepare for the Redbull Linecatcher Event. We had two weeks to get ready. We would hike an hour...