TheWinter Wildlands Alliance
brings itsBackcountry Film Festival
tour to Boulder'sNeptune Mountaineering
(633 South Broadway) tonight at 8 p.m.
The Backcountry Film Festival premieres each year in Boise, Idaho. This year Jeremy Jones' Deeper: A Snowboard Adventure From The Unknown from Teton Gravity Research won Best of the Festival honors. Tonight's event, presented by the Colorado Mountain Club, features Deeper, Best Short Film winner Desert River and Best Environmental Film winner Whitebark Warrior (see trailers below).
Other films on tonight's program include TELEvision, Cross Country Snowboarding and Australis: An Antarctic Ski Odyssey from Aspen ski legend Chris Davenport. Tickets are $10 and benefit the Colorado Mountain Club's Backcountry Snowsports Initiative and Winter Wildlands Alliance's efforts to promote and preserve winter wildlands and a quality human-powered snowsports experience on public lands.
Here's a look at some of the featured films:
Best of the Festival: Jeremy Jones' Deeper: A Snowboard Adventure From The Unknown
Best Short Film: Desert River
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Best Environmental Film, Whitebark Warrior