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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Comment Now to Protect Backcountry and Nordic Ski Zones on the Tahoe NF

Prime backcountry and Nordic ski zones are at stake in the Tahoe National Forest's latest draft winter travel plan. Now is our chance to make sure these areas get the protections they deserve. Public comments due by MAY 29. Use our easy online form to personalize and submit your comments today.
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April 2018 Policy Update:

Winter travel planning vaults forward in the Sierra Nevada, skiers and snowshoers rally in the Eastern Cascades, and some rare good news (thanks to YOU!) out of D.C.
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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.