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Help Us Speak Up For Your Public Lands

Right now, a battle is being waged over the West’s public lands, including many of the places we love to ski. Out-of-touch politicians backed by private interests like the American Lands Council want to transfer millions of acres of your land to states or private interests, a move that would almost certainly shut down your […]

6th Biennial Winter Wildlands Alliance Grassroots Conference A Success!

Over 60 attendees from joined Winter Wildlands Alliance for a busy but fun Grassroots Conference in Golden, CO in late June. Participants came to learn about the Over-Snow Vehicle Rule, Forest Service winter travel management planning, grassroots organizing, SnowSchool, and efforts to define a set of ethics for the backcountry ski and snowboard community. The […]

New report tracks winter recreation on national forest lands

In anticipation of our Grassroots Advocacy Conference in Golden, CO later this week we are excited to announce the release of our latest report, Winter Recreation on National Forest Lands, A Comprehensive Analysis of Motorized and Non-motorized Opportunity and Access.  This report covers 77 National Forests and 176 million acres of land within the forests […]

Grassroots Conference Next Week!

The Winter Wildlands Alliance Grassroots Advocacy Conference starts next Thursday in Golden, Colorado!  The conference, which runs from June 18-20, is an opportunity for backcountry skiers, conservation advocates, and others who are interested in winter backcountry recreation to learn about Forest Service winter travel management planning, grassroots organizing, Snow School, and more. To view a […]

Two good travel plans recently published in Montana

April saw the release of two draft travel plans in Montana. The Bitterroot National Forest published it’s long-awaited Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and a draft Record of Decision (ROD) on April 7 and the Helena National Forest published a FEIS and draft ROD for it’s Divide Travel Plan on April 23. Although both plans […]