The U.S. Forest Service and the resorts of Mountain Capital Partners are committed to providing quality recreation opportunities. The Forest Service is a multi-faceted agency that manages and protects 154 national forests and 20 grasslands in 43 states and Puerto Rico. The agency’s mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the nation’s forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.
A global leader in making professional grade gear to help people stay and feel alive for almost 140 years. Helly Hansen gear is worn and trusted by professionals on oceans, mountains and worksites. As the #1 apparel brand for Ski Professionals, you’ll find HH at all five of Mountain Capital Partner resorts worn by ski professionals.
SPY is an unconventional, fun-loving family of athletes and artists committed to creating exceptional optical products. Established in 1994, SPY designs products—sunglasses, goggles, and prescription frames—that take style cues from the outdoor sports community and the lifestyle that surrounds it. Their exclusive Happy Lens™ technology is the only therapeutic lens on the market which enhances color and contrast, accentuates changes in terrain, and helps to foster a positive uplift in mood and alertness.
Since 1950, HEAD has driven innovation, quality, and safety, continually improving the sport of skiing by manufacturing the best-performing alpine equipment on the market. HEAD products are endorsed by some of the world’s top alpine athletes.
For over 30 years, Troy Lee has been customizing helmets for many of the world’s fastest racers around the globe. Troy Lee Designs has since expanded into a full force operation, offering a complete line of helmets, apparel and premium protection for off-road motorcycling and bicycling, sportswear and accessories, and operating the TLD / GoPro / KTM supercross and motocross team. Troy Lee Designs firmly believes in the power of design and technology, and takes great pride in the products they design and develop, replacing conventional ideas with out-of-the-box thinking. By addressing the demands of professional racers, they can deliver innovation to everyone.
The Rocky Mountain Development Centre is nestled at the foot of the Vancouver’s North Shore mountains, where they’ve been developing high performance mountain bikes since 1981.Many things have changed since they first opened their doors, but their product developers, engineers, marketing nerds, salespeople, and athletes are still a tight-knit crew that works and plays in these mountains. From local trail days to backcountry adventures, they’re all here for a reason: they love mountain biking.
Hertz is committed to providing customers with the highest level of service. The Hertz Corporation is one of the largest worldwide airport general use vehicle rental companies, and the Hertz brand is one of the most recognized in the world. Product and service initiatives such as Hertz Gold Plus Rewards, Carfirmations, Mobile Wi-Fi and unique vehicles offered through the Adrenaline, Dream, Green and Prestige Collections set Hertz apart from the competition.
Elan has been at the leading edge of skiing design for over 70 years. Tested and manufactured with input from top members of the Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA), Elan has developed a range of products that shortens the learning curve while providing for a more pleasant learning experience for all levels of skiers. Based in the Slovenian Alps, Elan is all about making it easy to live the skiing lifestyle with family and friends. Always Good Times.
Headquartered in Austin, Texas, YETI is a global designer, retailer, and distributor of innovative outdoor products. From coolers and drinkware to backpacks and bags, YETI products are built to meet the unique and varying needs of diverse outdoor pursuits. YETI offers an unwavering commitment to outdoor and recreation communities, and are relentless in their pursuit of building superior products for people to confidently enjoy life outdoors and beyond.
The National Ski Areas Association is the trade association for ski area owners and operators. It represents 313 alpine resorts that account for more than 90 percent of the skier/snowboarder visits nationwide. Additionally, it has more than 400 supplier members who provide equipment, goods and services to the mountain resort industry. The association’s primary objective is to meet the needs of ski area owners and operators nationwide and to foster, stimulate and promote growth in the industry.