Forrest Shearer

Forrest Shearer is a snow activist ambassador for Patagonia. He is from Dana Point, California and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Earn your turns is his mantra.  When he’s not sending it straight down vertical frozen waves, he works to raise awareness for the environment and actively engages in the snow sports community to lead the fight against global climate change.

Forrest is an ambassador for many nonprofits and organizations working to better our planet and preserve our natural resources as stewards to the environment, including the Winter Wildlands Alliance, Protect Our Winters, B Corporation, Heal Utah, Utah Avalanche Center, Surfrider Foundation, and American Alpine Club. Current travels include a trip to Nicaragua to surf and serve for Clif Bar: Adventure with a Purpose.

Career highlights include:

  • Recent film projects have included his 3- episode Horizon Lines project, which generated over 12 million impressions.
  • Features in Teton Gravity Research’s most anticipated and recognized films from the past six years, including the Deeper, Further, Higher Trilogy.

  • Writing numerous Op-Ed letters and testified on climate change issues, clean energy, and public lands in Utah and in Washington D.C.


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