The 15th annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival will show in Mount Shasta on Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Mt. Shasta Community Building, 629 Alder St. All proceeds will benefit the Mt. Shasta Nordic Center.

Calling all “go big or go home” winter enthusiasts! Get ready to get goosebumps and “ooh!” and “ahh!” while viewing films that speak to the impact and importance of the Mt. Shasta area winter wildlands through a fantastic collection of short films. The 15th annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival will show in Mount Shasta on Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Mt. Shasta Community Building, 629 Alder St. All proceeds will benefit the Mt. Shasta Nordic Center.

Mt. Shasta Nordic is a program of Siskiyou Outdoor Recreation Alliance, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating opportunities for residents and visitors to access and connect with the outdoors through trails, activities, and facilities that promote year-round adventure, education, and wellness. Mt. Shasta Nordic Center offers 23.5 km of groomed trails for skate & classic cross country skiing for all ages and abilities. In addition to providing trail access, ski rentals, and lessons, Mt. Shasta Nordic serves the community by offering free learn-to-ski days, hosting local school groups, delivering ecology education events, and running programs and events to meet the needs of youth, senior, veteran, disabled, as well as accomplished skiers.

The film festival is produced each year as a celebratory, backcountry community event sponsored by Winter Wildlands Alliance. The 15th Annual Backcountry Film Festival line-up is full of snowy, cinematic adventure that is sure to inspire both the local backcountry folks and general community. Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving winter wildlands and a quality human-powered snow sports experience on public lands.

By partnering with groups like Siskiyou Outdoor Recreation Alliance at a local level, the Winter Wildlands Alliance raises funds for local groups and communities through the film festivals’ national tour. All funds raised directly benefit local programs that support access and stewardship of public lands.

Adventure, environment and climate, youth outdoors, ski culture – you’ll find it all in this award-winning lineup.

Presale tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at mtshastanordic.org. Admission is $20 at the door. Ages twelve and under are $5. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the screening beings at 7 p.m. Beer, wine, snacks, and raffle tickets will be available for purchase.