Winter Wildlands Alliance is looking for an experienced and highly motivated individual who is passionate about engaging the human-powered snowsports community to protect the winter landscapes we all love. The successful candidate will be skilled at developing innovative engagement and communications strategies, fluent in organizing campaigns, authentic to the backcountry ski, snowboard and snowshoe community, and familiar with public lands policy issues. She or he will be a self-starter with excellent written and verbal communications skills and applicable BS or higher degree. Responsibilities include supporter engagement, communications planning, CRM utilization, social media management and communications/advocacy support for grassroots groups and partners. Competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Based in Boise, Idaho, Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national non-profit organization working to promote and preserve winter wildlands and a quality human-powered snowsports experience on public lands.

Click HERE for more information and full job description. Applications accepted until Dec. 15.

At the intersection of snow, community, and human-powered recreation comes the Backcountry Film Festival. Created in 2005 as a way to gather the winter tribe in celebration of all things human-powered, the film festival is the common ground where similar interests and diverse skill-sets meet. The Backcountry Film Festival is renowned for its collaboration with filmmakers from all corners of the globe, ranging from grassroots to professional. The festival provides a fresh lineup committed to get you stoked on powder turns as well as environmental initiatives happening all around the world.

What is featured in the Backcountry Film Festival This Season?

The films feature awe-inspiring stories, aimed to connect with and gain insight to what is happening in the places we go to get fresh air and fresh powder.

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Who attends the Backcountry Film Festival?

From polar explorers to weekend warriors, ages of three to one-hundred and three, the Backcountry Film Festival is attended by anyone with interest in the outdoors. Each year, the Festival is viewed by over 10,000 outdoor enthusiasts.

Where is the Backcountry Film Festival Held?

The Backcountry Film Festival is shown all over the globe. The World Premiere is in Boise, November 19th and 20th. Every show thereafter is posted at with location, date, venue, ticket information (if provided) and host organization information.

Who Sponsors the Backcountry Film Festival?

Black Diamond
Backcountry Magazine

Mountain Khakis

Outdoor Research

Elemental Herbs




Goal Zero

Atlas Snow Shoe Company


Odell Brewing Co

Often, host organizations work with local businesses to host screenings in their respective communities. If your local hosting organization has a website or social media site, you can check in to see who is sponsoring within your community!

Where can I Find More Information?

Find the showing nearest you at The website is updated daily and will give you venue and host information. You can also follow news, updates, and articles on the Backcountry Film Festival facebook page.