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9th Annual Backcountry Film Fest

Backcountry Film Festival at ClifBar in Berkeley California!  Embrace the UP at the 9th Annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival

Cost:  $13.41 online at; possibly more at the door.  Includes New Belgium Beer.

Raffle benefits Winter Wildlands Alliance.

Winter is full of ups and downs so why not celebrate winter and embrace the UP?  It's time to dust off the skis, pull on your parka, grab your ski buddies,  and celebrate the fun and beauty of winter at the Ninth Annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival.  The ten unique films included in this year's Backcountry Film Festival will inspire you to embrace the UP. 

This year's program includes:

Valhalla from Sweetgrass Productions and winner of the 2013 "Best of Festival," 

Trail Break by Powderwhore is a beautiful black and white portrait of deep powder skiing.

Morning Rituals, is a day in the life of an undercover ski bum.  Presented by Chris Dickey of Orange and Purple.

Youth, from filmmaker Corey Rich, inspires us to pack up the kids and proves that backcountry skiing is a family affair. 

Bolton Valley is the story of how a small community fought to save their beloved ski area.  Winner of "Best Conservation Film" award.

NokhoiZeekh: In search of the Wolverine.  Five Americans set off on a month-long ski expedition through northern Mongolia to document one of the world's most iconic but least-known winter species.

Bigger Braver, filmmaker Luc Mehl turns the camera on a young female athlete who shares her insight into the courage and strength involved in seeking big mountain adventure.  Winner of "Best Short Film" award.

From filmmaker and storyteller Fitz Cahall at Duct Tape then Beer comes Strong.  Capturing Roger Strong's reflections about moving forward after a tragic avalanche.  

Poor Man's Heli, skier Antoine Boisselier thinks outside the skin track and comes up with a new and unique way to the top of the mountain.  From Mike Douglas at Switchback Entertainment.

From filmmaker Jason Thompson comes Take the Ride, asking the question; "when you have a dream will you buy the ticket, will you Take the Ride?"

We encourage you to buy your ticket and take the ride! Doors open at 7pm and films start at 8pm.  Tickets are 12.00 and include  New Belgium Beers!  Falafal truck will be on hand for tasty snacks and dinner.  Come embrace the UP with Winter Wildlands Ninth Annual Backcountry Film Festival.

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  • Pete

    Sorry we missed you! Did you get the email to text/call my cell phone?

    February 28, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Where is everyone? We've been here since 7 and haven't found any meetup people yet.

    February 26, 2014

  • Pete

    WWA Board Member & Alpine Guide, Rich Meyer will be on-hand to chat and stoke the backcountry vibe!

    February 18, 2014

  • Pete

    Thanks, Gabe! How can Laura turn down New Belgium Beer and the Falafal Truck...?

    February 18, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    This looks awesome! Thanks for the heads up Pete. I'll see if I can get Laura to come down!

    February 18, 2014

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