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  • Grief Resources for Mountain Athletes

    Grief Resources for Mountain Athletes

    This past winter, we hosted a community event, Mountain Resilience: Navigating Grief, Long-Term Injury, and Identity Crisis in the Backcountry. Our panel of local mountain…

  • WBA x eqpd GearBuckets

    WBA x eqpd GearBuckets

    We are stoked to introduce the eqpd gear Wasatch Backcountry Alliance GearBucket! Stamped with the Little Cottonwood Canyon topo map, the GearBucket combines the usefulness…

  • 23/24 Season Report

    23/24 Season Report

    Wasatch Backcountry Alliance published our first-ever season report from the 23/24 winter! For the past 10 years, WBA has been run by a volunteer board…

  • UPDATED- Comment Period: Upper Mill Creek Canyon

    UPDATED- Comment Period: Upper Mill Creek Canyon

    03/29/2024 Update You may remember that the Forest Service, Salt Lake County, and Federal Highways have been working on a plan to rebuild the Mill…

  • March 2024 Update

    March 2024 Update

    Hello WBA community,  We hope you’ve been getting out enjoying the variable and exciting conditions that early spring typically brings!  Last week, the Town of Alta held…

  • Town of Alta’s Take on the Gondola

    Town of Alta’s Take on the Gondola

    3/13/2024 Update – The Town of Alta passed a resolution urging UDOT to suspend consideration of a gondola in Little Cottonwood Canyon! Find the resolution…

  • February 2024 Update

    February 2024 Update

    Hello, fellow backcountry enthusiasts. February sure is off to a nice start with more goodies in the forecast!  So far, 2024 has kept the Wasatch Backcountry Alliance…

  • WBA Joins 1% for the Planet

    WBA Joins 1% for the Planet

    We are excited to announce that Wasatch Backcountry Alliance has joined 1% for the Planet as an environmental partner! This partnership is intended to advance…

  • Cheers to the Wasatch!

    Cheers to the Wasatch!

    Let’s make a lasting impact together! A note from our Director, Dani Poirier Like many of you, the Wasatch is where I learned to backcountry…

  • Public Notice: access changes in Grizzly

    Public Notice: access changes in Grizzly

    Wasatch Backcountry Alliance recently met with the Town of Alta (TOA) to address user concerns in upper LCC. The residents and owners of the three…

  • December 2023 Update

    December 2023 Update

    Whew! What a storm to give a big kickstart to our season!  While the conditions are a little challenging, it’s great to get a base,…

  • Cardiff Update 2023/24

    Cardiff Update 2023/24

    As many of you may know, Cardiff Fork has had more than its share of access issues over the years, and as the snow begins…