We are excited to begin our second season of working with volunteer backcountry scientists on the Helena National Forest. Winter Wildlands Alliance is coordinating with Wild Things Unlimited (WTU) and the Montana Wilderness Association, with support from the Helena National Forest, and Defenders of Wildlife, to get citizen scientists into the backcountry to monitor forest […] Read more.
Today, there’s big news that benefits everyone who loves getting outside, whether it’s to the backcountry or your local city park. The Land and Water Conservation Fund, hailed as America’s best conservation program, will be reauthorized this week after expiring at the end of September. In its 50-year history, LWCF has helped build trails, parks, […] Read more.
Winter Wildlands Alliance is looking for an experienced and highly motivated individual who is passionate about engaging the human-powered snowsports community to protect the winter landscapes we all love. The successful candidate will be skilled at developing innovative engagement and communications strategies, fluent in organizing campaigns, authentic to the backcountry ski, snowboard and snowshoe community, […] Read more.
At the intersection of snow, community, and human-powered recreation comes the Backcountry Film Festival. Created in 2005 as a way to gather the winter tribe in celebration of all things human-powered, the film festival is the common ground where similar interests and diverse skill-sets meet. The Backcountry Film Festival is renowned for its collaboration with […] Read more.
Winter backcountry recreation is on the rise. Advances in backcountry skiing and snowboarding equipment, improved access and the relentless search for fresh snow, solitude and adventure have driven more people into the backcountry in recent years. As is so often the case, increased use can lead to greater impacts to the landscape as well as […] Read more.