SLO Backcountry Film Festival

SLO Brew Rock
855 Aerovista Place, San Luis Obispo, CA
January 23, 2019

Event Information

Calling all “go big or go home” winter enthusiasts! Get ready to get goosebumps while you “Ooh!” and “Ahh!” at the impact and importance of our winter wildlands through this collection of short films. The fourteenth annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival will show in San Luis Obispo, CA on Wednesday, January 23rd 2019 at SLO Brew Rock: 855 Aerovista Ln, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401. 

Doors open at 5pm and the screening beings at 6:30pm. Admission is $15 and can be purchased online: or at $20 door while supplies last.

All proceeds will benefit Outside Now 501(c)3 a Nonprofit Educational Organization. 

Outside Now fosters holistic human development through Nature Connection. They offer Nature Programs hosted by skilled mentors to help children and teens experience a deep connection with the natural world. All proceeds from the film festival will go to benefit the essential work Outside Now is doing in our local community. Come join All Good and The Mountain Air as they host the 5th Annual SLO County Backcountry Film Festival.


Be prepared for a night of exciting films, an amazing raffle, and to be inspired to GET OUTSIDE.


Produced each year as a celebratory, backcountry community event by the Winter Wildlands Alliance. 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.  

All funds raised directly benefit local projects and programs that perpetuate access and stewardship of public lands.


Adventure, environment and climate, youth outdoors, ski culture- you’ll find it all in this award winning lineup. Films in this year’s program include:

  • Ode to Muir (Festival cut), Teton Gravity Research

  • Ski the Wild West, Thomas Woodson and Drew Petersen

  • The Abbey, DPS Cinematic

  • The Backcountry Snowsports Initiative: Human-Powered, Wool Hat Creative Productions

  • Abandoned (Festival cut), The Road West Traveled

  • Blue, Aly Nicklas

  • I Am Here, David Hanson and Michael Hanson

  • Surfer Dan, Camp4 Collective

  • Searching for Christmas Tree, Lie Feng

  • Westward: Brennan Lagasse, KGB Productions


Doors open at 5pm and the screening beings at 6:30pm. Admission is $15 and can be purchased online: or at $20 door while supplies last.