The Stash Blog

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The Land and Water Conservation Fund is Back!

Today, there’s big news that benefits everyone who loves getting outside, whether it's to the backcountry or your local city park. The Land and Water Conservation Fund, hailed as America’s best conservation program, will be reauthorized…
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Newly Developed Leave No Trace Guidelines for Winter Snowsports

Winter backcountry recreation is on the rise. Advances in backcountry skiing and snowboarding equipment, improved access and the relentless search for fresh snow, solitude and adventure have driven more people into the backcountry in recent…
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Submit your Human-Powered Winter Films to Us

Do you have a film that embodies the joy of being in the Backcountry? Does it take place in Winter?  Are you using human power in your adventure? What are we looking for in a film?  We like winter faceshots and epic skiing but we also want…
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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…
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2015 Grassroots Conference

  Photo courtesy of Jay Beyer Imaging 2015 GRASSROOTS ADVOCACY CONFERENCE June 18-20 2015: American Mountaineering Center, Golden, Colorado Our sixth Grassroots Advocacy Conference took place June 18-20, 2015 in Golden, CO.  This…
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2015 Grassroots Advocacy Conference

Please join us June 18-20 in Golden CO for our sixth Grassroots Advocacy Conference.  This conference is an opportunity for individuals and organizations who care about winter recreation to gather to hear the latest on policy issues, network,…
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It’s here!

Today is a big day for the future of balance in the backcountry. Almost 10 years after the Forest Service issued the Travel Management Rule – directing the management of wheeled-vehicle use, but making management of snowmobiles optional –…
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Thank you for supporting Balance in the Backcountry

  A huge and hearftelt thanks to the Winter Wildlands Alliance members, partners, and supporters who turned out in unprecedented numbers to tell the Forest Service to bring much needed balance to the winter backcountry.  At the start…
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Long-Awaited Winter Rule is Out

WWA Seeking 1,000 Comments in 45 Days Last April Winter Wildlands Alliance won a historic victory when a Federal Court agreed with our claim that the Forest Service has an obligation to manage snowmobiles under the same guidelines used for…
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Embrace the UP at the 9th Annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival

Boise, Idaho --- Winter is full of ups and downs so why not celebrate winter and embrace the UP?  It’s time to dust off the skis, pull on your parka, grab your ski buddies,  and celebrate the fun and beauty of winter at the Ninth Annual…
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Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national nonprofit organization promoting and
preserving winter wildlands and a quality human-powered snowsports
experience on public lands.