Our Nov-Jan 2010-11 issue features an article by editor-at-large Seth Lightcap’s experience accessing untouched backcountry terrain — without the use of snowmobiles or helicopters — as part of Teton Gravity Research’s crew for Jeremy Jones’ latest film Deeper. Read full article here.

Here’s a clip.

And an interview with Jeremy Jones about the making of the film.

This year’s Winter Wildlands Backcountry Film Festival has awarded Deeper as this year’s Best of Festival.  More films, info and trailer below. See here for festival dates in a city near you.

Winter Wildlands Backcountry Film Festival

Best of the Festival: Teton Gravity Research’s festival cut of “Deeper” follows legendary snowboarder Jeremy Jones and other top riders as they forsake helicopters, snowmobiles and lifts to venture deep into untouched terrain under their own power.

Best Short Film: “Desert River” from Sweetgrass Productions, is a beautiful ski adventure into Alaska.

Best Environmental Film: “Whitebark Warrior” from TreeFight and Snaz Media, chronicles the decline of thousand-year old whitebark pines due to climate change and efforts underway to save these iconic high alpine trees.

Other Films Include: Australis, TELEvision and Cross Country Snowboarding