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Archived Since:March 27, 2015

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Impressive Footage Of A Wolverine Hunting A Deer In Montana

Wolverines are elusive creatures. People hardly ever spot them in the wild, which is why this footage of a wolvering hunting a deer taken near Ajax Mountain in Montana during 4th of July weekend 2017 is so impressive. Thanks to Whitney...Show More Summary

RedBull Presents A Mountain Biker’s Dream: Dolomites Descent w/ Richie Schley

If you love mountain biking you need to watch this episode of Richie Schley’s MTB adventures from RedBull. Enjoy a POV descent in the Dolomites. Cool! A Mountain Biker’s Dream: Dolomites Descent from RedBull: Official Description from...Show More Summary

Mark Smiley Presents Mt St. Elias – A Sea to Summit Expedition

Did you know that Mt St. Elias has the longest ski line in the world? From its summit you can ski 18,008? to the ocean. This is the ultimate ski mountaineering adventure. Join Mark and Janelle Smiley and Jed Porter as they ascend this monstrous peak and ski 13K of the Harvard Route. Show More Summary

The Push by Tommy Caldwell Book Review

Book Review: The Push: A Climber’s Journey Of Endurance, Risk, And Going Beyond Limits by Tommy Caldwell If you’re a fan of the great outdoors you probably know the name of legendary rock climber Tommy Caldwell – and if you know the name you probably will want to read his book. Show More Summary

Emigrant Peak – 10,921? – Absaroka Range – Montana

Hiking Emigrant Peak In Montana’s Absaroka Range Location: Emigrant Peak, Absaroka Range, Gallatin National Forest, Montana Type: Peak Rating: Grade II Class 2 Trailhead: Gold Prize Trailhead – 5,900? Distance:  7.5 miles round tripShow More Summary

Matchstick Productions Presents Drop Everything – Official Trailer 4K

MSP just dropped the 1st trailer of the summer. Who else is getting excited for winter?! Watch Drop Everything Trailer from Matchstick Productions Higher. Faster. Bigger. Deeper. Gnarlier. Is your brain ready to be melted? #dropeverything...Show More Summary

Outdoor Research Presents Gnar Train

Do you train before big mountain adventures? This is how it’s done properly. Watch Gnar Train from Outdoor Research: “The mountains are calling. Better train up.” Watch More Videos From Outdoor Research Official Description From YouTube:...Show More Summary

Aspiring Mountain Guide Falls 300 Meters To His Death On Grandes Jorasses On Mont Blanc Massif

Grandes Jorasses, Mont Blanc Massif – On Thursday, July 6, 2017 a 30-year-old aspiring mountain guide from Switzerland fell 300 meters to his death while abseiling on the Grandes Jorasses (4200 meters) on the Mont Blanc massif. His partner, who was also an aspiring mountain guide, was uninjured. Show More Summary

Search And Rescue Volunteers Robbed At Gunpoint on Pacific Crest Trail

Pacific Crest Trail, California – On July 8, 2017 two search and rescue volunteers with the Kern County Sheriff’s Department were robbed at gunpoint on the Pacific Crest Trail while conducting a rescue mission. The incident occurred on the PCT between Highway 58 and Kelso Valley Road in California. Show More Summary

Mountaineers And Tourists Will See Enhanced Security On Mont Blanc This Summer

Chamonix, France – On July 8, 2017, the Compagnie du Mont Blanc signed an agreement with the gendarmerie to enhance safety measures in the tourist hub of Chamonix, France – specifically at the Aiguille du Midi. The extra security is in response to the recent wave of terrorist attacks in France. Show More Summary

This Week’s Backcountry News – July 3-9, 2017

Do you know what happened in the mountains this week? Here’s a selection of backcountry news, articles, posts, videos, photos, and other cool things that we think you’d like to know about. Enjoy! Mexico’s Popocatepetl Volcano Eruption Caught On Camera – MountainJourney.com – Impressive footage from Mexico. Show More Summary

IFMGA Guide Mark Smiley Presents 9 Pro Tips To Pitch Your Tent On A Glacier

Pitching your tent correctly in the big mountains is an essential skill for mountaineers. If you’re planning to pitch your tent on a glacier, these tips will help you have a safe and comfortable shelter. Learn how to pitch your tent on a glacier: 9 Pro Tips to Pitch Your Tent on a Glacier from Mark Smiley on Vimeo. Show More Summary

Outdoor Research Presents Alone Together

#vanlife seems to be all the rage right now, but is it destroying the outdoor experience? #savethecampfire Watch Alone Together from Outdoor Research: Watch More Videos From Outdoor Research Official Description From YouTube: Published...Show More Summary

Landslide Creates New Lake In Wyoming Range

Willow Creek, Wyoming Range – In June 2017, forest officials accidentally found that a new lake had been formed when a remote landslide dammed the Willow Creek Drainage in the Wyoming Range south of Jackson, Wyoming. It is unclear when the landslide was triggered. Show More Summary

5.8 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Western Montana In Middle Of The Night

Lincoln, Montana – At 12:30am on Thursday, July 6, 2017 a 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit about 7 miles southeast of Lincoln, Montana. The shakes were felt for hundreds of miles. Luckily there were no reports of injuries or any major damage. Show More Summary

RMI Guide Brent Okita Sets New Record For Most Summits Of Mt. Rainier

Mt Rainier, Washington – According to PRWeb.com, in June 2017, Brent Okita, a professional mountain guide with RMI, set the record for the most summits of 14,411? Mt. Rainier in Washington. Okita has now summited the peak 520 times! Congrats! Only two people have summited Mt. Show More Summary

Jmy Works Presents Moments In Time

There’s something super fun about riding bikes. Featuring rider Jon Bokrantz, this short video edit from Jimmy Svensson will help to bring the feeling of biking to life for any viewer. Are you ready to ride? Watch Moments In Time from Jmy Works: Moments in Time from Jmy Works on Vimeo. Show More Summary

2 Mountaineers Presumed Dead After Avalanche On Mazeno Ridge On Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat, Himalayas – In June 2017, Alberto Zerain of Spain and Mariano Galvan from Argentina went missing while attempting the 2nd ascent of the Mazeno Ridge on Nanga Parbat (8126 meters) in the Himalayas. Authorities believe the two experienced mountaineers died in an avalanche on Nanga Parbat at approximately 6000 meters (Alpinist.com). Show More Summary

GoPro Awards Presents Eagle Steals GoPro

This GoPro Award winning footage from Matt Beedle of Juneau, Alaska is pretty incredible! Aren’t bald eagles amazing creatures!? Watch A North American Bald Eagle Steal A GoPro Good effort finding the camera! Read more about this footage...Show More Summary

Skier Missing After Falling Through Snow Bridge On Mount Rainier In Washington

Mount Rainier National Park, Washington – On Monday, July 3, 2017 a 30-year-old skier from Washington went missing after falling through a snow bridge over Pebble Creek while descending from Camp Muir (10188?) to Paradise (5400?) on Mount Rainier (14410?) in Washington. Show More Summary

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