About Us

Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving winter wildlands and a quality human-powered snowsports experience on public lands through education, outreach and advocacy.

We are an alliance of over 100 grassroots environmental organizations and backcountry partners. Our SnowSchool program engages over 33,000 kids in science-based field trips and education across 60 sites nationwide. Our Backcountry Film Festival, premiering every November in Boise, Idaho, tours over 100 locations worldwide and raises over $180,000 for local mountain communities.

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Kids in Winter Wildlands Alliance SnowSchool run in the mountains and throw snowballs on snowshoes
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We’re Going Back to (Snow)School!

As teachers and students across the country prepare to head back to the classroom this month, we're also getting ready for the next season of SnowSchool. We're especially excited to bring a new and expanded version of SnowSchool to school districts like the Basin School District in rural Idaho.
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Host the Backcountry Film Festival!

The Backcountry Film Festival is a turn-key fundraising event to raise money and awareness for organizations, backcountry retailers, university clubs, and other groups focused on protecting wild winter landscapes and recreation in their local communities.
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Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national nonprofit organization promoting and
preserving winter wildlands and a quality human-powered snowsports
experience on public lands.