The Alpine Collective® was founded in the winter of 2014 and engages our community through co-sponsorships, partnerships, and our own local events. The Alpine Collective aims to create stronger, more engaged, sustainable mountain towns.
Our inspiration comes from making lasting contributions to our community by creating a local culture of mountain change makers through events, music, sports, athletes, movies, speaker series and more. (Check out some of our products online!)
The Alpine Collective® creates opportunities for growth, partnerships, and acts as a source of inspiration for local people to follow their adventurous hearts and celebrate our mountain towns.
· We believe in starting the conversation
· We believe in community collaboration & unified voice
· We believe progress should be met with celebration
· We believe balance is at the core of sustainability
· We believe in the preservation of our local culture
"MOUNTAIN TOWN ELEMENTS” was the Alpine Collective’s inaugural event, which showcased the products and people from the Alpine Collective and our local mountain town. Mountain Town Elements is a business-to-business focused event where community leaders, industry brands, retailers, reps, guides, designers, suppliers and locals gather to connect, establish new connections, build new partnerships, and create together.
We are proud to donate a portion of the proceeds from our annual event to support local non-profit organizations.
The Alpine Collective® is proud to support SIMPLY STRAWS, a reusable drinking straw company creating sustainable, reusable, recyclable, biodegradable and compostable products that enhance the health and well-being for customers and the environment. Simply Straws provides an alternative to toxic plastic straws. More than 500 million disposable plastic straws are used in the United States every day.
SIMPLY STRAWS is a proud B Corp certified business. B Corps are certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. B Corporation awarded SIMPLY STRAWS with the "Best for the World" award in 2016.
SIMPLY STRAWS donates a minimum of 1% of gross income (through 1% For The Planet) to benefiting organizations like "Keep A Breast," "Plastic Pollution Coalition," "5Gyres" and "Protect Our Winters."
The Alpine Collective® is also a "CONTRIBUTING PARTNER" of PROTECT OUR WINTERS, alongside companies like SkiUtah, Snowsports Industries America (SIA), SPY Optics, Rossignol, and Aspen/Snowmass.