The Trump Administration proposes to allow logging on the Tongass National Forest and exempt it from the Roadless Rule, stripping protections from old growth forests that are vital to the fight against climate change.
It’s joining a far-reaching movement of backcountry skiers, riders, and snow people who are passionate about untouched lines of snow, who find meditative enjoyment on the skin track, whose best days last not from first to last chair but from sunup to sundown.
A new access point and route will provide backcountry skiers a more direct way to access backcountry terrain in the Bridger Mountains, National Forest lands, and the terrain around Bradley’s Meadow and Wolverine Bowl in Montana.
A letter from Policy Director Hilary Eisen on the work we've been doing this month: forest planning in California and Alaska, Climb the Hill, winter travel planning in the Plumas National Forest, and more.
SnowSchool has long been a bridge for students to connect snow science and winter recreation. This year, thanks to a partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) SnowEx program, we’re excited to add a citizen science element that will give our students a role in helping scientists do the important work of measuring and monitoring the snowpack.
The 15th Annual Backcountry Film Festival will be screening documentaries and ski movies about athletic pursuit in the mountains, artistic vision, friendship, and how the snowsports community is adapting to a changing environment. Premiering in Boise, Idaho, on Friday, Oct 25 at The Egyptian Theatre, the Backcountry Film Festival will be traveling to mountain towns across the country and the world throughout the fall and winter.