We don't just love the outdoors, we strive to protect it. We are proud to be partners with the below organizations in their missions to advance the outdoor industry as well as protect our wild surroundings.
Protect Our Winters was founded by pro snowboarder Jeremy Jones to unite and engage the snow sports communities around the world in the fight against climate change. By mobilizing individuals, local businesses, corporations and ski resorts, POW aims to bridge the gap between the winter sports community and the action being taken to address the problem, through activism and community-based initiatives.
Established in the winter of 1938-39, Alta is known for its beautiful scenery, diverse terrain, authentic spirit and for the uncanny quality and quantity of snow they receive. Set in the heart of the Wasatch Mountains, Alta boasts 10,550 ft. of elevation and 2,200 acres on inbound skiing.
Stio is a proud supporter of The Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center, which provides a daily summary of existing snow conditions and avalanche hazard in the Jackson Hole vicinity. We are grateful for their work in keeping backcountry enthusiasts safe and informed.
The Conservation Alliance’s mission is to engage businesses to fund and partner with organizations to protect wild places for their habitat and recreation values.The Conservation Alliance is a group of outdoor industry companies that disburses its collective annual membership dues to grassroots environmental organizations. We direct our funding to community-based campaigns to protect threatened wild habitat, preferably where outdoor enthusiasts recreate. The Alliance was founded in 1989 by industry leaders REI, Patagonia, The North Face, and Kelty, who shared the goal of increasing outdoor industry support for conservation efforts. We now have more than 185 member companies, and plan to disburse $1.5 million in 2013.
Since 1974, High Mountain Heli-Skiing (HMH) has been offering its guests the ultimate deep powder helicopter skiing experience in Jackson Hole. They operate a new Bell 407 helicopter to access 305,000-acre terrain south of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, including all of the Snake River and Palisades Mountain Ranges, and portions of the Hoback, Teton and the Gros Ventre Mountain Ranges. Vast open bowls, steep chutes, enchanted forests and glades can all be yours to explore. A member of the Heli-Ski US Association, HMH operates on the Bridger-Teton and Caribou-Targhee National Forests under a permit from the National Forest Service. Stio proudly outfits the HMH with guide gear that accompanies the crew to the remote peaks of greater Jackson Hole.
Jackson, Wyoming is home to one of the world’s first vertical greenhouses located on a sliver of vacant land next to a parking garage. This 13,500 sq. ft. three-story stacked greenhouse utilizes a 1/10 of an acre to grow an annual amount of produce equivalent to 5 acres of traditional agriculture. Vertical Harvest sells locally grown, fresh vegetables year round to Jackson area restaurants, grocery stores and directly to consumers through on-site sales. Vertical Harvest replaces 100,000 lbs of produce that is trucked into the community each year. In addition to fresh lettuce and tomatoes, Vertical Harvest produces jobs, internships and educational opportunities. The greenhouse employs 15 individuals with intellectual and physical disabilities.
The mission of the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA) is to ensure the growth and success of the outdoor industry. Today, OIA is the leading voice of the outdoor industry and serves more than 4,000 manufacturers, distributors, suppliers, sales representatives and retailers. Every day, OIA works with members to benefit the industry by:
Advocating for issues critical to the future of the outdoor industry
Building stronger business leaders
Preserving, promoting and raising industry standards
Celebrating, inspiring and growing the active outdoor community