Festival partners

The festival is a volunteer run grassroots gathering for the backcountry community.

The festival is being co-ordinated by Cam Walker, with the support of a range of groups, individuals and businesses.

Big thanks to the following for their support in logistics and planning:

  • Simon Murray – design
  • Chris Hocking – images
  • Sam and Glenn at Hotham lift company
  • resort management staff
  • the Mountain Sports Collective team
  • everyone who has offered to lead a tour, skillshare or workshop: Amine Yasmine, Cari AhSam, Daniel Sherwin, Glen Clarke, John Banks, Kelly van den Berg, Louie Dalzell, Luka Panik, Luke Riddle, Narelle Watters, Peter Campbell, Peter Mart, Peter Robinson, Rolf Schonfeld, Steve Curtain

If you’d like to get involved, offer a clinic, a workshop or talk, or become a partner please get in touch. cam.walker@foe.org.au

Partners – 2019 backcountry festival

Alpine Access Australia – avalanche skills training (website)


Bush Search and Rescue Victoria (website)

Friends of the Earth Melbourne (website)

Lets Split (website)

Melbourne Nordic Ski Club (website)

Mountain Sports Collective (website)

Mountain Journal (website)

Mount Hotham Skiing Company (website)

Protect Our Winters (facebook page)

The General (website)

Traverse Hotham (website)

(This list will be updated as new partners come on board)

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