AMGA Partnership

AMGA, Mountain Athlete Partner to Promote Mountain-Specific Fitness for up and coming Mountain Professionals   Soon, new mountain professionals beginning their certification process through the American Mountain Guide Association (AMGA) will be able to train sport-specifically for their initial certification courses.   As part of an innovative partnership between the AMGA and Mountain Athlete, new […]

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Fear

  By Matt Annetts Standing on top of a snowy peak, I try to visualize what is below me.  I can see my first landmark ridge but after that, nothing but the valley. There is a large cliff on the right I know needs avoiding.  The questionable pocket of snow on the second pitch may […]

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SSD History

We’ve had some questions about “Strong. Swift. Durable.” as athletes have seen this programming on mountainathlete.com, and also this name at the leathlete.com website store. To explain, I need to start with some history. I founded and opened Mountain Athlete in Jackson, Wyoming in early 2007, with the clear focus of programming for mountain athletes and mountain sports. […]

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THE MOUNTAIN ATHLETE “MONSTER FACTORY”

Above: Monica Purington skis hard at Telluride **********************************   THE MOUNTAIN ATHLETE “MONSTER FACTORY”   Mountain Athlete FreeSki Team members came home with three top-ten finishes at last weekend’s Subaru Freeride Series World Qualifier event in Telluride, Colorado.   Natalie Segal announced to the world she has fully recovered from a major knee injury late […]

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