The Stash Blog

Spring SnowSchool: Students Track Changing Mountain Snow

Using decades of historical snowpack data students calculate averages and analyze recent precipitation trends in their local watershed...

Skiing Mount Katahdin, Lone Wolf of the East

Mike Whelan and Pat Thompson take on the wildest side of New England.

Comment Now to Protect Backcountry and Nordic Ski Zones on the Tahoe NF

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Prime backcountry and Nordic ski zones are at stake in the Tahoe National Forest's latest draft winter travel plan. Now is our chance to make sure these areas get the protections they deserve. Public comments due by MAY 29. Use our easy online form to personalize and submit your comments today.

April 2018 Policy Update: One Foot in Front of the Other

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Winter travel planning vaults forward in the Sierra Nevada, skiers and snowshoers rally in the Eastern Cascades, and some rare good news (thanks to YOU!) out of D.C.

Dust Bust: SnowSchool Explores the Gritty Details of Climate Science

To help K-12 students explore how dust accelerates the melting of mountain snow WWA collaborated with The University of Colorado's Niwot Ridge Long-Term Ecological Research site.

Final Draft for Lassen Winter Travel Plan

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With a couple of significant exceptions, the latest Lassen National Forest winter travel plan protects the majority of important non-motorized recreation areas, winter wildlands, and important wildlife winter habitat.

Support Quiet Recreation in the Eastern Cascades!

El Sendero Ski and Snowshoe Club has been working for years to establish a winter non-motorized area (NMA) on Washington State public lands just south and east of Wenatchee. Now they need us to show support.

Gallery: Skiing the Arctic Circle Trail with Thomas Woodson

Winter Wildlands Alliance ambassador Thomas Woodson photographed (and survived) a self-supported traverse of the Arctic Circle.

Backcountry Musings from Idaho’s Smokey Mountains

Winter Wildlands Alliance and friends venture deep into the Smokey Mountains of Idaho for pristine powder, spiritual renewal and to support our Keep Winter Wild campaign.