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Sierra Nevada presents: The Backcountry Film Festival Vermont Tour 2018

December 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Sierra Nevada x Outdoor Gear Exchange x Winter Wildlands Alliance present: The Backcountry Film Festival Vermont Tour 2018

Doors @ 7:30pm | Screenings @ 8pm

Tickets are by donation (min. $1). Get your ticket and donate online at this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/backcountry-film-festival-vermont-tour-2018-tickets-52367444436?aff=FB

All donations benefit the Winter Wildlands Alliance & the Vermont Backcountry Alliance (some built-in Eventbrite fees may apply).

Note: This event page is for the 12/6 event in Burlington at OGE. Don’t live near Burlington? We have two more events in Essex Junction (12/13 at the T-Rex Theater) & Waitsfield (12/21 at the Big Picture Theater)!

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. 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:

– 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

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.

Details

Date:
December 6
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Venue

Outdoor Gear Exchange (BTV)
37 Church Street
Burlington, VT 05401 United States
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Phone:
(802) 860-0190
Website:
https://www.gearx.com/