Alta Earth Day will be observed on April 15th at Alta Ski Area.
Birding Ski Tours - Meet at bottom of Collins Lift - 9:00am to 10:30am
Snowshoe with a Naturalist - Meet at Albion Grill East Entry - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Ski with a Ranger - Meet at top of Sunnyside Lift - 1:30 to 2:30pm
Après Earth Day & Film - Our Lady of the Snows - 5:00 to 8:30pm
Join us for appetizers and drinks après ski. 5:45 pm, we will be joined by the Town of Alta Mayor Tom Pollard to toast the evening and effort. Salutations will be followed by: Climate Change Impacts on the Wasatch Range and art show by Emily Nicolosi & the film Last Tracks by Mountain Theory Films.
Climate Change Impacts on the Wasatch Range
What does climate change mean for skiing in the Wasatch Range? What drives climate change, and how will changes in climate effect ski recreation here?
A Presentation and Art Show by Emily Nicolosi, PhD Student, Department of Geography, University of Utah. Emily will cover some basic climate science and global impacts of climate change on skiing. Climate impacts in the Wasatch Range will also be highlighted, including changes in precipitation, snowpack, temperature, and avalanche potential.
Along with the presentation, paintings by Emily Nicolosi will be displayed. Her paintings intend to capture the natural beauty of the Alta environment in a way that inspires viewers to have a love for this place and care for its conservation. A recipient of the 2016 ACE art grant, Emily will be donating a portion of all sales from the series displayed to the non¬profit Protect Our Winters, an organization seeking to raise awareness about climate change.