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‘SkiLink is DEAD’ — and other insights from this EXCLUSIVE Interview with Deer Valley’s Bob Wheaton

After all of the turbulence we’ve seen in the Central Wasatch ski world over the past few years – from the threat of SkiLink, to the protracted legal wrangling over ski resort ownership in Park City, and now Deer Valley’s acquisition of Solitude – change is here. And overlaying all of this change is the

Last Call To Action-Your Voice Matters

  Hello Wasatch Backcountry Alliance members Although the temps are climbing, the snow is melting and it now seems like a long time until the first storms of Fall will fall, now is a great time to reminisce about this season past! Though it was a bit of a challenging winter, the last couple of

Your Voice Matters! Help Protect Backcountry Opportunities in the Wasatch

Greetings Wasatch Backcountry Alliance! In eight months since we organized, we are now over 1200 members strong! We would like to thank you for the support, and to give a huge shout out to those individuals and local businesses that have donated treasure and talents to the cause. Your contributions go a long way because

ONE Wasatch Interconnect VIP tour

Last Saturday Ski Utah was gracious enough to invite the Wasatch Backcountry Alliance along on a VIP tour of the famous “Interconnect” tour  – that is offered daily, and has been going since at least the early 90’s – to provide an overview of the ONE Wasatch “concept” that was unveiled last week.  Participants included

Lone Peak Celebration

Lovers of the Wasatch and it’s backcountry unite and support Save Our Canyons and their diligence in preserving these incredible mountains! Come on out to the 12th annual Lone Peak Celebration and give back to the organization that has give so much. See you there! Facebook Comments

Statement on Interconnect and Resort Expansion

As skiers, snowboarders and winter recreationists, the members of Wasatch Backcountry Alliance appreciate and support Utah’s world-class ski resort industry. We recognize the significant contribution to the economy and quality of life that skiing and winter recreation provide for residents and visitors along both sides of the Wasatch. Furthermore, Wasatch Backcountry Alliance and our members

Salt Lake Climbers Alliance Membership Party This Thursday!

Hoping to help spread the word for our friends at the Salt Lake Climbers Alliance and their annual Membership party. Facebook Comments

Wasatch Backcountry Alliance Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Backcountry Enthusiasts Organize to Form Wasatch Backcountry Alliance New grassroots group attracts 1,000+ members focused on protecting a balanced Wasatch recreational experience for all MARCH 6, 2014 – SALT LAKE CITY – A diverse group of Utah residents, many of whom came together through the Stop SkiLinkand Friends of Flagstaff initiatives, has organized to form Wasatch Backcountry Alliance,

Backcountry Film Festival Fundraiser

For details on the 2015 Backcountry Film Festival please go to: See you there!   Facebook Comments

Mountain Accord Details

Last week we did a facebook post announcing that we were pleased to be a part of the new “Mountain Accord” plan that was unveiled on January 28.  We went to the kickoff meeting of stakeholders in early January, and if you’ve had a chance to look at the Mountain Accord website you’ll see that

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