The Backcountry Film Festival is produced by Winter Wildlands Alliance as a celebration of the human-powered experience and a gathering place for the backcountry snowsports community. Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national nonprofit organization that partners with groups like The Mountaineers at the local level to inspire and educate the backcountry community to protect and care for their winter landscapes. OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Don't delay - get your tickets now and save a spot! Tickets $10 for Mountaineers members, $12 for the General Public, $15 at the door.
Adventure, environment and climate, youth outdoors, ski culture - you’ll find it all in this award winning lineup. Films in this year’s program include:
The Space Within - The space within whispers of another world, holding magic unlike anything he has seen before. Follow DPS Cinematic to this world.
Ruth Gorge - Follow this expedition skiing piece in Alaska’s Ruth Gorge with Noah Howell and Ben Peters.
Adventure Not War- Stacy Bare returns home from war by way of his ongoing project, Adventure Not War: To promote world peace and understanding through adventure.
Below 0- Nature has two meanings, on one hand it is the natural environment where all life develops; on the other hand, nature is understood as the essence of being. The events in Below 0 are narrated metaphorically from Vladimir Kozlov, a Russian-born meteorologist who lived 20 years in the Arctic.
Follow Through- In this age of hyper connectivity, which voices do we choose to hear and which do we ignore? A story of loss, of community respect and of belonging, Caroline Gleich sets out to complete her vision.
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End of Snow- Join Snow Scientist Dr. Jane Zelikova to embark on a journey into the mountains to find the tales of the past, present and future of snow.
Idaho 12vers Project- Project also known as “It’s that peak, that one, just right over there”
Genesis - A trio of powder professors ascend Alaska’s Chugach. The mountains become the laboratory in which they embark to form theories of mankind’s oldest questions: how did life begin, and what makes this life worth living?
The Space Within- The space within whispers of another world, holding magic unlike anything he has seen before. Follow DPS Cinematic to this world.