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The Backcountry Film Festival’s road show of human-powered outdoor recreation films will be back for the third year at 7 p.m., Jan. 30, at Gonzaga University’s Jepson Center.
The festival films also will be showing Feb. 8 in Coeur d'Alene and Feb. 22 in Bonners Ferry, sponsored by the Idaho Conservation League.
The seven featured films are the top 2012 picks by the Winter Wildlands Alliance and sponsored in Spokane by Gonzaga and local outdoor clubs as a fundraiser for efforts to maintain nonmotorized access to the region’s top winter backcountry. See a trailer here.
John Latta of the Inland Northwest Backcountry Alliance said proceeds of the Spokane event at GU will be used for efforts to keep backcountry skiing on the front burner of public land planning at two important sites for muscle-powered recreation:
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CONSERVATION — Check out these local conservation-related events scheduled for this weekend:
BACKCOUNTRY FILMS — John Latta of the Stevens Peak Backcountry Coalition is reminding outdoor enthusiats that we're just a week away from the Winter Wildlands Alliance 7th Annual Backcountry Film Festival, set for next Friday (Nov. 11), in the Wolfe Auditorium at Gonzaga University's Jepson Center.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m., films at 7 p.m.. This is the second season the film festival films will be in Spokane.
“These are are all new films for 2011-2012,” Latta said “The Fest is a confluence of fun made possible by some great people working together for good causes,” including the effort to maintain backcountry skiing in the Stevens Peak area near Lookout Pass.
WINTER SPORTS — The Winter Wildlands Backcountry Film Festival, canceled in February by a storm that closed the school, is rescheduled for Friday at Gonzaga University.
Several winning festival films will be shown at the Jepson Center, Wolfe Auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show at 7.