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We Are Working With NASA

SnowSchool has long been a bridge for students to connect snow science and winter recreation. This year, thanks to a partnership with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) SnowEx program, we’re excited to add a citizen science element that will give our students a role in helping scientists do the important work of measuring and monitoring the snowpack. 

The Lineup for the Backcountry Film Festival

The 15th Annual Backcountry Film Festival will be screening documentaries and ski movies about athletic pursuit in the mountains, artistic vision, friendship, and how the snowsports community is adapting to a changing environment. Premiering in Boise, Idaho, on Friday, Oct 25 at The Egyptian Theatre, the Backcountry Film Festival will be traveling to mountain towns across the country and the world throughout the fall and winter. 

Colter: A Legacy of Adventure

Sawyer Thomas and friends spend six months following the adventures of pioneer John Colter across the Yellowstone and the Tetons. Sawyer Thomas and Riis Wilbrecht | Time TBD

Peak Obsession

Cody Townsend has set out on an audacious goal, a never been done before feat, to climb and ski all 50 lines chronicled in the book, "The Fifty Classic Ski Descents of North America". Developed into a widely successful follow-along web series,…

A Climb for Equality

Over the course of her career as a ski mountaineer, Caroline Gleich started to realize why only 11% of the people standing on the world’s tallest summits are women. Not only do they often have a sense of not belonging—but many manufacturers…

Leave Nice Tracks

Filmed in Vermont over nearly four years, Leave Nice Tracks follows a group of individuals who partnered with local and state government to change backcountry skiing in the Northeast by creating sustainable and managed terrain. The full film…

Climate Change in the Kennels

Denali National Parks' mushers and dogs are seeing the direct results of climate change. Denali National Parks | 3 min 33 sec
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Backflippers

In the World of Freeride, there is a lot of variants: the comps, the tricks, the sponsors and the “big" names who travel around amazing places to produce their movies. Backflippers tells about another side of the Freeride scenery. Throughout…

KHUTRAO

A group of splitboarders, guided by their Mapuche friend and guide Isaac, explore the virgin snow-capped mountains of his family's ancestral lands; where they learn how the Mapuche's bond with the land and the Earth can maintain places untouched…

Endless Winter: Chapter 1

Norwegian pro skier Nikolai Schirmer does an experiment to see if he can ski better with lower emissions. Joined by his friends Krister Kopala and Eirik Verlo he sets out into the darkness of Norwegian winter chasing the ultimate ride. Nikolai…
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