October 21st 2012 - Written by: Kelsy

Celebrate Winter With The 8th Annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival

Here in Colorado, we’re celebrating the first snow fall of the season and we’re excited to watch our mountains turn white in the coming weeks… yes, yes, it looks like winter is upon us and once again the Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival
is answering the call. Wax those skis, tune those boards and gather your friends! There is no better way to celebrate the fun and beauty of winter than with a true celebration of winter played and lived, as told thru the seven unique films in the 8th annual Backcountry Film Festival.

The Festival makes its world premiere November 9 in Boise and continues on for more than 100 showings around the world with each festival event serving up the best raffle in town, ice cold brews and mountains of winter inspiration.

The festival was created eight years ago to highlight Winter Wildlands Alliance’s efforts to preserve and promote winter landscapes for human-powered users. From a single showing in Boise that first year, the festival has grown to include showings in locations throughout the United States, Canada and overseas to Antarctica, Europe, Australia and Asia. Funds raised stay in local communities to support like-minded, human-powered recreation efforts and to raise awareness of winter management issues, avalanche training/safety and winter education programs.

Osprey Packs is a proud sponsor of the Backcountry Film Festival. To see a full roster of films and learn more, visit www.backcountryfilmfestival.com.

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