Stellar Award 2017
The Stellar Award for 2017 is proudly given to Alta local Trainer Mahon.
Trainer grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, moved to Alta, Utah for the legendary deep powder skiing in 1979. His first job was at the Goldminer’s Daughter Lounge, he has been there for 37 years, serving the community smiles, delicious pizzas and cold beer. Trainer has been on the Alta Ski Area gun crew for 11 years, helping to protect the Town of Alta from avalanches.
Trainer has supported the Alta community for all of these years, volunteering and donating for all of the non-profits. When we asked him his favorite part about Alta Community, he replied “the people and the kids I work with”. Trainer is a true Alta community member.
This annual award was created in 2009 as part of the Alta Gala event to pay special tribute to community figures for their unique and important roles helping to sustain our community. For information on the past Stellar Award Recipients click here.