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Backcountry Film Festival 2019

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OGE, Winter Wildlands Alliance , and Sierra Nevada are stoked to present The Backcountry Film Festival 2019!

Doors at 7:30pm | Screenings at 8:00pm

All donations benefit the Winter Wildlands Alliance and the Vermont Backcountry Alliance – VTBC

Tickets are by donation (min. $1). All donations benefit the Winter Wildlands Alliance & the Vermont Backcountry Alliance (some built-in Eventbrite fees may apply).

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 15th 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. All funds raised directly benefit local projects and programs that perpetuate access and stewardship of public lands.

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:

– Peak Obsession, Bjarne Salen
– Can’t Ski Vegas, Joey Schusler, Ben Page, Thomas Woodson
– A Climb For Equality, Rylo, Caroline Gleich
– Draw to High Places, Nikki Frumkin, Outdoor Research
– Endless Winter: Chapter One, Nikolai Schirmer
– Khutrao, Agreste Chile
– Backflippers, Luigi Dellarole
– Climate Change in the Kennels
– Leave Nice Tracks, Dan Cirenza, Marius Becker, Kyle Crichton
– Colter: A Legacy of Adventure, Sawyer Thomas, Riis Wilbrecht

TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/backcountry-film-festival-2019-tickets-79616849139?fbclid=IwAR1S5zkUq1s0r3vgn4e0pU3uf0wxO5fQKuXg9SOkRqxAyvXPnawDMOuS2Wk

Winter Wildlands Alliance (WWA) is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving winter wildlands and a quality human-powered snowsports experience on public lands through education, outreach and advocacy. WWA is an alliance of over 100 grassroots environmental organizations and backcountry partners. The SnowSchool program engages over 33,000 kids in science-based field trips and education across 60 sites nationwide. The Backcountry Film Festival, premiering every November in Boise, Idaho, tours over 100 locations worldwide and raises over $180,000 for local mountain communities.

The Vermont Backcountry Alliance (VTBC) seeks to protect, advance and advocate for human-powered backcountry skiing and snowboarding in Vermont. The VTBC facilitates public access to backcountry terrain while promoting the conservation and responsible management of our mountain environment. The primary objectives of VTBC are conservation, outreach, education, and terrain management.

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When:
Dec-05 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Where:
Outdoor Gear Exchange
Address:
37 Church St, Burlington, VT, 05401, United States
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