The Stash Blog

Patrick Cross

New Custer Gallatin Forest Plan is Good News for Winter Recreationists

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The new plan applies a variety of management designations to thoughtfully manage the busiest parts of the forest, protect wilderness values, and benefit wildlife.

The Resilience of SnowSchool: Reports from the Field

Winter outdoor education beats the odds and makes it happen here, there and everywhere! Read about the resilience of SnowSchool in the field.

February 2022 Policy Update

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In this month's policy update, we share news on Custer Gallatin Forest Plan and Flathead National Forest in Montana as well as updates from Inyo National Forest in California and Ambler Road in Alaska.

Recreating Responsibly in the Tetons This Winter

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We strongly encourage all Teton winter backcountry travelers to help protect bighorn sheep by observing this winter’s voluntary closures.

Help Stop Ambler Road

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It’s not just scenery that’s at stake. The Ambler road jeopardizes the future of the wildlife and people in the Brooks Range. Take action today!

The Latest in Winter Recreation Tech: The RIMS App

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Introducing the Recreation Impact Monitoring System (RIMS) mobile application: a smartphone-based data collection and analysis tool that has been upgraded to now provide for winter recreation monitoring and data collection.

January 2022 Policy Update

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In this month's policy update, we share updates on winter travel planning, voluntary backcountry skiing closures in the Tetons, and two other big policy actions we are tracking.

Our Alliance Has Spoken

We asked, you answered: here are the results from our membership survey. We’re grateful that you feel we help you protect your backyard and national winter wildlands. And we’re grateful you trust us to continue doing so. We don’t take it lightly.

December 2021 Policy Update

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In this month's policy update, we share what our grassroots groups have accomplished this season and all the ways our Alliance network has kept winter wild.