Category Archives: Backcountry

(photo: Backcountry Film Festival)

Backcountry Film Festival Tours the World

Boise, ID – After premiering over the weekend in Boise, the Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival is now celebrating its 10th Anniversary by touring the world with more than 100 screenings of nine unique films aimed to inspire winter adventurers to seek the snow less traveled. The Backcountry Film Festival is known for its mix of professional and […]

Bear Creek (photo: Telluride Mountain Club)

Gates Once Again Allow Access to Telluride’s Bear Creek

Telluride, CO – After removing the gates in 2010 in response to landowner complaints, the U.S. Forest Service has quietly reintroduced access gates leading from Telluride Ski Area into the neighboring Bear Creek drainage. U.S. Forest Service officials determined that it’s better to be able to control the access into Bear Creek, a popular sidecountry […]