Outside Now fosters holistic human development through Nature Connection. They offer Nature Programs hosted by skilled mentors to help children and teens experience a deep connection with the natural world. Outside Now is a 501c3 non-profit and all proceeds from the film festival will go to benefit the essential work they are doing in our local community. Come join All Good, The Mountain Air and 1% For the Planet as they host the 4th Annual SLO County Backcountry Film Festival. Be prepared for a night of exciting films, an amazing raffle, snacks, libations and to celebrate winter snow sports.
The Backcountry Film Festival is produced by Winter Wildlands Alliance as a celebration of the human- powered experience and a gathering place for the backcountry snowsports community. Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national nonprofit organization that partners with groups like Outside Now, at the local level to inspire and educate the backcountry community to protect and care for their winter landscapes. Funds raised at each screening stay in the local community to support human-powered recreation and conservation efforts, winter education and avalanche/safety programs and to raise awareness of winter management issues.
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:
The Space Within, DPS Skis Cinematic | 5 min 28 sec
Ruth Gorge, Noah Howell | 8 min 1 sec
Below 0, Itai Hagage | 4 min 54 sec
The End of Snow, Jane Zelikova and Morgan Heim | 20 min 35 sec
Follow Through, Anya Miller and Becca Cahall | 21 min 48 sec
Genesis, Ben Sturgulewski and Dan Pizza | 5 min 50 sec
Idaho 12ver Project, Mark Ortiz | 12 min 10 sec
Adventure Not War, Max Lowe | 7 min 35 sec
Doors Open 6:30pm, Films Begin 7pm
Admission $10 :purchase at the door or online