The Stash Blog

A backcountry skier with his skis on his backpack hikes through lush ferns in the rainforest in the Olympic Peninsula

The Stash—May 2023

The latest from wild winters in our May 2023 Stash Blast.

Why Is Spring Snow So Sticky?

The science of warm spring snow - and what to do about it (depending on who you are).

Policy Update – April 2023

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In this month's policy update, we share our take on the Idaho Panhandle Kaniksu OSV travel plan, an update on NEPA, and more.

Winter Travel Planning in the Idaho Panhandle

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Comment by April 27 on the Idaho Panhandle National Forests' draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Kaniksu Over-Snow Vehicle (OSV) Travel Plan.

The Stash—April 2023

The latest from wild winters in our April 2023 Stash Blast.

Take Action: Little Cottonwood Canyon

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UDOT has opened yet another, and crucial, comment period regarding the gondola proposed in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Submit your comment by April 18, 2023!

Policy Update – March 2023

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In this month's policy update, we share an update on the SHRED Act, Vermont's new backcountry ski handbook, and our 10th biennial Grassroots Advocacy Conference.

NEPA Update: We’re Still Fighting

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2023 is shaping up to be another big year for the future of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the nation’s foundational environmental law.

SnowSchool Sites at National Parks Bounce Back

A recent visit to Craters of the Moon to help interpretive rangers and staff prepare for their SnowSchool season after the pandemic.