Current winter wildlands events

Mapping Workshops for Skiers and Snowshoers

Winter Wildlands Alliance, the Greater Yellowstone Coalition, the Wyoming Wilderness Association, Togwotee Pass Backcountry Alliance, NOLS, and the Beartooth Recreational Trails Association are hosting mapping workshops for skiers and snowshoers in communities surrounding the Shoshone National Forest (in northwest Wyoming) during the weeks of January 19 and February 1.  We will discuss how to use online mapping tools to gather and share information about backcountry skiing areas and provide information on how skiers can get involved in the ongoing Shoshone National Forest winter travel management planning process.  Skiers and snowshoers of all experience levels are welcome to attend.  Refreshments will be provided.

Mapping workshops will take place as follows.  Click the link to RSVP:

Cody: Tuesday, January 19. 6-8pm in the Bighorn Federal community room (1701 Stampede Ave)

Dubois: Wednesday, January 20 at 5:15-7:15 pm in the Dubois library meeting room (202 N 1st St)

Lander: Thursday, January 21 at 6-8 pm at the Nobel Hotel (288 Main Street)

Red Lodge: Monday, February 1 from 6-8 pm in the Red Lodge Library meeting room (3 8th St W)

SnowBall, a semi-formal evening celebrating the backcountry!

*Click image below for event information.

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The Swiveltones Benefit Concert in Boise, ID

The band members of The Swiveltones are getting together and rocking the house at the Visual Arts Collective. Proceeds to benefit Winter Wildlands Alliance SnowSchool Program. Dancing, raffle, drinks. Come down for a good cause and good time!

Visual Arts Collective
Saturday, November 7th
Doors at 8:00pm Show at 9:00pm
Minimum Donation $5
Tickets can be purchased at door or http://theswiveltones.bpt.me/
SnowSchool is an unforgettable winter adventure that combines hands-on science education with snowshoe-powered outdoor exploration. Learn more about the program at snowschool.org

Please note this is a 21 and older event.

Questions? Contact Brittany Jones at bjones@winterwildlands.org

 Join Winter Wildlands for our Day of Action
Driggs, ID Saturday September, 19th

In celebration of the Winter Wilderness Stewardship partnership between Winter Wildlands Alliance and the US Forest Service, we are thrilled to announce our 4th annual Day of Action, and we want YOU to be a part of it!

Where: Volunteers will meet at the US Forest Service Office 515 S Main St in Driggs, ID *Project Site is about a 25 minute drive north of Driggs at Dry Ridge Trail (540).

When:
Saturday, September 19th. 8:30am-5:00pm

Details: Bring a lunch, backpack, layers and a water bottle. CLIF Bars will be provided. All tools will be provided and carried in to work sites. A fabulous “Thank You” goodie bag will be coming your way for all your efforts!

Project Site: Dry Ridge Trail Volunteers will hike a (moderately strenuous) two miles each way and put up native timber poles along the one-mile stretch of the wilderness boundary that sits on Dry Ridge.

To register please click HERE. Thanks for helping protect the places we play!

 

 

BCFF poster 15 Submit your Films

SUBMIT YOUR FILMS!

Do you have a film that embodies the joy of being in the Backcountry? Does it take place in Winter?  Are you using human power in your adventure?

Send us your films.  What are we looking for in a film?  We like winter faceshots and epic skiing but we also want to be inspired and share a good story.  Tell us who you are and why you are out in the backcountry. We also like stories of conservation and environmental issues that impact winter recreation.

Your film should be no longer than 25 minutes

Submitting is FREE and the deadline is Sept 15th