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  • 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…

  • UDOT Identifies Preferred Alternative for LCC EIS

    UDOT Identifies Preferred Alternative for LCC EIS

    UDOT announced the Gondola B option as its preferred alternative at the end of August. While it may have been a harbinger of the end…

  • 2022 Mid-Winter Update

    2022 Mid-Winter Update

    Hello Wasatch Backcountry Enthusiasts! Well, we don’t have to remind you it’s been an unusual winter so far; a great run of endless powder days….until…

  • UDOT Plowing Update 2021

    UDOT Plowing Update 2021

    With the much anticipated and needed storm cycle on our doorstep, it appears that Big Snows will finally come again!  Which means that trailhead parking is…

  • Millcreek Canyon Update – Fall 2021

    Millcreek Canyon Update – Fall 2021

    Hello Wasatch Backcountry Enthusiasts! Like many outdoor resources in the Central Wasatch and beyond, the Mill Creek Canyon (MCC) road is seeing some hard wear…

  • Stand Up for Little Cottonwood Canyon! Submit Your Comment to UDOT NOW.

    Stand Up for Little Cottonwood Canyon! Submit Your Comment to UDOT NOW.

    We know you love Little Cottonwood Canyon (LCC) as much as we do! Now is the time to stand up and make your voice heard.…

  • UDOT LCC EIS comment deadline fast approaching!

    UDOT LCC EIS comment deadline fast approaching!

    Howdy Supporters of the Wasatch Backcountry Alliance and lovers of Little Cottonwood Canyon, The September 3rd deadline for submitting your public comment for the Little…

  • Comment on the UDOT LCC EIS today!

    Comment on the UDOT LCC EIS today!

    Like you, we at WBA are concerned about the future of Little Cottonwood Canyon (LCC), as UDOT explores transportation alternatives that will forever impact the…

  • WBA & Alta Ski Area Parking

    WBA & Alta Ski Area Parking

    Hello Backcountry Friends, At the end of this ski season, Alta Ski Lifts (ASL) released their Parking Reservations plan for the upcoming 20-21 season. The…

  • Transportation Alternatives & the Future of Little Cottonwood Canyon

    Transportation Alternatives & the Future of Little Cottonwood Canyon

    Hello Wasatch Backcountry Alliance enthusiasts! As the snow unfortunately wanes – and, we hope, COVID does as well – we have a chance to look…

  • The Alta Parking Issue Response

    The Alta Parking Issue Response

    As anyone who has visited a Central Wasatch trailhead in the winter or summer in recent years can tell you, there are more people recreating…

  • Millcreek Canyon 2021

    Millcreek Canyon 2021

    Hello Wasatch Backcountry Alliance members! We hope that you have taken all that patience that you’ve developed over the past near-year of Covid and effectively…