The way of life of the mountain people is worth preserving.
Keeping traditional skills and culture alive.
Traditions of the Rockies
Preserving traditional knowledge and historical stories.
A unique mountain culture & history
Preserving historical information and stories.
The Mission of the Willmore Wilderness Foundation is to share the stories, knowledge, traditions and culture of the Rocky Mountain community, transforming the history and vision into a thriving, flourishing and dynamic future.
The Mandate of the Willmore Wilderness Foundation is to preserve the history, traditions, and culture, along with the historic trail network in Willmore Wilderness Park. A wealth of media content will be produced to help preserve the mountain way of life.
Goals of the Foundation:
To foster understanding of the mountain community’s roots.
To keep alive the traditional skills, which are used to survive in the mountains.
To discover, document and preserve the stories of this region, using written, film and digital formats.
To produce documentaries that focus on traditional knowledge and landscapes of Alberta’s eastern slopes through People & Peaks Productions, which is owned and operated by the Willmore Wilderness Foundation.
To restore traditional pack trails in the Park that were used by aboriginal people, trappers, guides, and outfitters.
To create mapping of the traditional pack trails in Willmore Wilderness Park.
To find, preserve, and record through ArcGIS and GPS the location of historical buildings, graves, campsites, and other historical sites.
To promotes tourism and economic development and enhance the use of Willmore Wilderness Park for Albertans and visitors alike.
Alberta Rockies Adventures
Alberta Rockies Adventures is a program that is spearheaded by the Willmore Wilderness Foundation that represents the traditional back-country lodges, bed ‘n breakfasts and outfitters that work in and around Willmore Wilderness Park.
People & Peaks Productions
People & Peaks Productions Ltd is a company owned and operated by the Willmore Wilderness Foundation. The production company creates documentaries that focus on traditional knowledge and landscapes of Alberta’s eastern slopes. Powerful stories are set in the outstanding scenery of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.