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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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2018 Human-Powered Snowsports Trends & Impact Report

Human-powered snowsports are an important part of the $887 billion outdoor recreation economy and the fastest growing segment of the winter outdoor recreation industry, creating jobs, bringing income into rural economies and contributing to community development, quality of life and public land conservation.
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Comment Now on the Eldorado NF OSV Plan

The Eldorado National Forest Draft Winter Travel Plan proposes to reverse historic protections and open traditionally non-motorized areas to snowmobile use. Let's not let this happen. Public comments are due August 6!
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July Policy Update

Winter travel planning is staying hot through the summer, Utah Senator Mike Lee has a bucket o' bad ideas about what to do with public lands, and we're gathering data to key in on the local economic impact of human-powered snowsports.
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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.