The Land and Water Conservation Fund is Back!

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 HIRING FULL-TIME POSITION OPENING: ADVOCACY MANAGER

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.


11th Annual Backcountry Film Festival

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.


Newly Developed Leave No Trace Guidelines for Winter Snowsports

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.


Skiers Hit the Hill on Behalf of LWCF

By Hilary Eisen, Recreation Planning Coordiator Last October, I met up with WWA board member Mike Fiebig and member Chris Ennis for our first turns of the season in the Bozeman backcountry. Had you asked us that day, with noses red from cold and grins plastered on our faces after a fantastic day in the […] Read more.