March Partner Profile: Black Diamond Equipment

Posted by on Mar 9, 2014 in accessibility, Backcountry, Black Diamond, cross country skiing, Donations, Expedition, Explore, Gear, Giving, Mountains, Organizations, Outdoor, outdoor adventures, Outdoor Industry, Outdoor recreation, Outside, Partner, Passion, performance, products, recreation, relationship, Salt Lake City, Ski, Skiing, Snow, Snowshoes, Sponsors, support, Teach, Utah, Wasatch, Watershed, wilderness, Winter | Comments Off on March Partner Profile: Black Diamond Equipment

March Partner Profile: Black Diamond Equipment Nestled at the base of the Wasatch Front lies the global headquarters for Black Diamond Equipment. If you’ve ever climbed a rock face, skied fresh powder or trudged up a mountain, chances are you’ve brought some Black Diamond gear along with you. This winter, Black Diamond graciously donated Splore [...]

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Outdoor Retailer Show Recap

Posted by on Jan 28, 2014 in Outdoor Industry, Partner, relationship, Skiing, Sponsors, Trade show, Winter | Comments Off on Outdoor Retailer Show Recap

Outdoor Retailer Show Recap Every six months, the outdoor industry descends on Salt Lake City in the form of the Outdoor Retailer Show. Splore is lucky enough to get to exhibit at the show and our staff gets to spend the week with all of our amazing partners, new friends and fellow outdoor enthusiasts. Raising [...]

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Benefits of Outdoor Recreation

Posted by on Nov 18, 2013 in Adaptive Recreation, Adventure, Outdoor, outdoor adventures, Outdoor recreation, recreation, Skiing, Snow, Winter | Comments Off on Benefits of Outdoor Recreation

Benefits of Outdoor Recreation Need some more encouragement to participate with Splore? Studies have shown that “people with disabilities in integrated wilderness group programs had positive attitude and lifestyle changes, increased outdoor recreation skills, increased social relationships, increased willingness to take risks and higher feelings of self-efficacy. People with disabilities in this study reported that [...]

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Monday’s Spotlight: Veterans

Posted by on Sep 16, 2013 in Outdoor recreation, Passion, Program, Ski, Skiing, Snow, Utah, Veterans, Wasatch | Comments Off on Monday’s Spotlight: Veterans

Today's Spotlight: Veterans Today's spotlight is on a wonderful group of people: our Veterans. Splore runs trips for VA groups year round, with an emphasis on the therapeutic benefits of being in the wilderness, including community, joy and health. We feel blessed to be able to provide adventures to our Veterans and hope you'll join [...]

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Challenge Alaska: Unique Experience for Adaptive Instructors

Posted by on Dec 6, 2012 in adaptive, Alaska, Instructing, Lessons, Mt. Alyeska, Program, PSIA, Ski, Skiing, Snowboard, Teach, Visiting Instructor | Comments Off on Challenge Alaska: Unique Experience for Adaptive Instructors

Challenge Alaska Adaptive Ski and Snowboard School, at Mt. Alyeska , is continuing our successful visiting instructor program for the 6th season. It is our goal to promote the sharing of adaptive program information and facilitate instructor development while providing the opportunity to experience teaching in Alaska. Challenge Alaska benefits from the knowledge and experience instructors [...]

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Splore Guides Local Students on Pioneering Backcountry Excursion

Posted by on Mar 26, 2012 in Adventure, Backcountry, City Academy, Skiing, Winter Program, Yurt | Comments Off on Splore Guides Local Students on Pioneering Backcountry Excursion

Story by Pete Stoughton, Vice President of City Academy Recently a group of students who participated in the Winter Sports Program at City Academy experienced a once in a life time experience with our partner agency Splore. Nine City Academy students traveled three miles into the Uinta Mountains on back country skis for two nights [...]

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