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Backcountry Film Festival 2019


Calling all “go big or go home” winter enthusiasts! Get ready to get goosebumps while you “Ooh!” and “Ahh!” at the impact and importance of our winter wildlands through this collection of short films. 

Produced each year as a celebratory, backcountry community event by the Winter Wildlands Alliance, the 14th Annual Backcountry Film Festival film line-up is full of snowy, cinematic adventure sure to inspire both the local backcountry and general communities. Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving winter wildlands and a quality human-powered snow sports experience on public lands.


Pagosa Springs - January 18, 2019

Carbondale - January 31, 2019

Golden - February 7, 2019

Salida - February 15, 2019

Boulder - February 21, 2019

Telluride - February 21, 2019

Colorado Springs - February 22, 2019

Leadville - March 1, 2019 

Fort Collins - March 12, 2019

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:

Ode to Muir (Festival cut), Teton Gravity Research
Ski the Wild West, Thomas Woodson and Drew Petersen
The Abbey, DPS Cinematic
The Backcountry Snowsports Initiative: Human-Powered, Wool Hat Creative Productions
Abandoned (Festival cut), The Road West Traveled
Blue, Aly Nicklas
I Am Here, David Hanson and Michael Hanson
Surfer Dan, Camp4 Collective
Searching for Christmas Tree, Lie Feng
Westward: Brennan Lagasse, KGB Productions