We Are Stewards of Winter

Winter Wildlands Alliance was founded to represent backcountry skiers and human-powered recreation on America’s public lands. We are an alliance of grassroots organizers, environmental advocates, backcountry skiers and snowboarders, and individuals who are devoted to protecting, preserving, and sharing access to quiet places in the mountains.

What We Do:

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Watch: Visions of the Lost Sierra

Check out this beautiful film by one of our grassroots groups, Friends of Plumas Wilderness. "Visions of the Lost Sierra" is about the Wild & Scenic Middle Fork Feather River. The Middle Fork was one of the first eight rivers in the country protected by Congress through the National Wild & Scenic Rivers Act in 1968. 
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Winter Wildlands Joins Outdoor Alliance for the Public Lands Pledge

Together as an outdoor community, we are powerful, and we have a responsibility to stand up to protect public lands and waters. We will not be divided. Together we can achieve our vision of a system of protected public lands that works for everyone, not just a handful of entrenched interests.
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Wild Weekend Recap: Grassroots Advocacy Meets Film Festival Meets Snowball

Winter Wildlands Alliance just wrapped up a weekend full of events: the world premiere of the 15th Annual Backcountry Film Festival, the Snowball fundraiser for SnowSchool, and the three-day Grassroots Advocacy Conference. In Boise, Idaho, the “Wild Weekend” was a chance to showcase all that happens in the Winter Wildlands Alliance office. But it was also an opportunity to connect people with each other, to share knowledge and experience, and to inspire.
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How You Can Help Shape the Future of Winter Recreation in Lake Tahoe

In late September, the Forest Service published a Proposed Action for Over-Snow Vehicle Planning that outlines a preliminary vision for all types of winter recreation in the Lake Tahoe Basin. This document represents one step in a much larger process, and the public can comment until November 19.
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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.