Something special happens when people enjoy the outdoors while hiking, skiing, climbing, mountain biking and paddling. First, they have fun and the bonds between friends and family grow stronger. Young and old alike enjoy healthy exercise and learn greater self-reliance. Along the way, they learn the moods and character of the land and water. They notice - and care - when something is wrong. Time and time again, we are moved to conserve those special places.
The six membership groups of Outdoor Alliance have a long tradition of preserving public access to America’s Outdoors - making sure people have trails to hike, waters to paddle, mountains to ski and crags to climb. But preserving access alone is not enough. What good is a trail if the forest is trashed out? What good is access to a river if the water is polluted? So our six groups came together to pool our resources and protect the places we care about. We work together to make a difference — for today and tomorrow.