Mark Menlove has served for the past 10 years as executive director for Winter Wildlands Alliance, a national nonprofit organization working to ensure quality opportunities for backcountry snowsports and to protect the places these activities take place. He has been a leading voice for quiet recreation and is a co-founder of the Outdoor Alliance, a coalition of national human-powered recreation organizations, and of the Idaho Outdoor Business Council, a statewide business coalition working to educate decision makers about the importance of preserving Idaho’s wild places. A seasoned conservationist, backcountry ski guide and outdoor writer, Menlove’s background includes serving as president of the Utah Ski Association/Ski Utah as well as communications positions with the U.S. Ski Team and the 2002 Winter Olympic Games. He holds an M.F.A degree in Nonfiction Writing from the University of Arizona and a B.A. degree in Mass Communications from the University of Utah.
About Winter Wildlands Alliance (Boise, ID): Winter Wildlands Alliance is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving winter wildlands and a quality human-powered snowsports experience on public lands.