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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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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SnowSchool 2018-19 Season Wrap-Up

The SnowSchool season is a wrap!  And although we are already planning for the coming winter, we put together this season-end report to update everyone on all the recent SnowSchool developments...
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Human-Powered Backcountry Filmmaking 101

Whether you grabbed some sweet shots this winter but haven't touched them yet, or you are in the editing room right now trying to finish your film from this season, or you're still buried in snow and want to make the most of it: here are our tips on how to make a great, human-powered, backcountry film.
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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.