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North Couloir, McGown Peak, Sawtooth Range, Idaho

Skiing The North Couloir on McGown Peak In Idaho’s Sawtooth Range Location: North Couloir, McGown Peak, Sawtooth Range, Idaho Starting Point: Stanley Lake Trailhead (6500?) Aspect: North Distance: 9.5 miles Time: 6.5 hours Top Elevation:...Show More Summary

The Fuhrer Finger, Mount Rainier, Washington

Skiing The Fuhrer Finger on Mount Rainier in Washington Location: The Fuhrer Finger, Mount Rainier, Washington Starting Point: Lower Paradise Parking Lot (5380?) Aspect: South Distance: 14.6 miles Time: 1-2 Days Summit Elevation: 14,416?...Show More Summary

BDTV – The Width Of Life

Watch BDTV – Episode 5: The Width Of Life Watch this stunning short film about legendary Rifle, CO climber and founder of Wolverine Publishing Dave Pegg. Pegg was a “climber, guidebook author, prolific route developer and de facto King of Rifle.” Unfortunately, Pegg took his own life in November 2014. Show More Summary

9 Sherpas Claim First Everest Summit Since 2014 and 2015 Deadly Disasters

Mount Everest – At 17:05 PM on May 11, 2016 nine Sherpas summited Mount Everest (8,850-meter | 29,035-foot) using supplemental oxygen. It is the first summit from the south side (Nepal) since the 2014 and 2015 deadly disasters. The Nepali...Show More Summary

Avalanche Kills Shepherd On Tusheti Road In Georgia

27-Year-Old Shepherd Dies In Avalanche On Tusheti Road In Northeastern Georgia Tusheti Road, Georgia – On May 9, 2016 a 27-year-old shepherd from the village of Kistauri was killed in an avalanche on the Tusheti Road in the Tsodvaant Valley of the Tusheti region of northeastern Georgia. Show More Summary

Leuthold Couloir, Mount Hood, Oregon

Skiing The Leuthold Couloir On Mount Hood In The Cascade Range of Oregon Location: Leuthold Couloir, Mount Hood, Mount Hood National Forest, Cascade Range, Oregon Starting Point: Timberline Lodge (6000?) Aspect: West Distance: 5.75 miles...Show More Summary

Newton Clark Headwall, Mount Hood, Oregon

Skiing The Newton Clark Headwall on Mount Hood In Oregon Location: Newton Clark Headwall, Mount Hood, Mount Hood National Forest, Cascade Range, Oregon Aspect: East Starting Point: Mount Hood Meadows Ski Area Main Parking Lot (5360?)...Show More Summary

This Week’s Backcountry News – May 2 – 8, 2016

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! Ski Tourer Killed In Avalanche On Surenjoch...Show More Summary

Worm Flows, Mount Saint Helens, Washington

Skiing Worm Flows On Mount Saint Helens In The Cascade Range of Washington Location: Worm Flows, Swift Glacier, Mount Saint Helens, Gifford Pinchot National Forest, Washington Starting Point: Marble Mountain Sno Park (2700?) Aspect: South Distance: 10 miles Time: 6.75 hours Summit Elevation: 8366? | 2550 m Vertical: 5975? USGS Maps: Mount St. Show More Summary

Ski Tourer Killed In Avalanche On Surenjoch In Graubünden, Switzerland

Avalanche Kills 21-Year-Old Skier On Segna Glacier On Surenjoch In Graubünden, Switzerland Flims, Graubünden, Switzerland – On May 5, 2016 a 21-year-old ski tourer from Mels, St. Gallen was killed in an avalanche on the Segna Glacier on Surenjoch near the community of Flims, in the canton of Graubünden in Switzerland. Show More Summary

Ski Mountaineer Killed In Avalanche On Pizzo Stella In Italy

Deadly Avalanche On Pizzo Stella Kills Backcountry Skier In Italy Pizzo Stella, Italy – At around noon on Thursday, May 5, 2016 two ski mountaineers were ascending Pizzo Stella (3163 m | 10377?) in the Spluga Valley in the municipality of Piuro in northern Italy when an avalanche was triggered at approximately 3100 meters. Show More Summary

Swedish Ski Tourer Killed In Avalanche in Romsdal, Norway

Avalanche Kills Swedish Skier Near Steinberget In Isfjorden, Norway Romsdal, Norway – On Saturday, April 30, 2016 a 54-year-old Swedish skier was killed in an avalanche between Kavli Setra and Kyrkje Roof on Steinberget near Isfjorden in the Rauma municipality of Møre og Romsdal, Norway. Show More Summary

RECALL: Mountain Safety Research Avalanche Probes

Cascade Designs, Parent Company of Mountain Safety Research, Recalls Avalanche Rescue Probes Cascade Designs Inc. issued a recall of MSR Avalanche Probes on May 3, 2016. The recall involves Mountain Safety Research Striker 320 and Striker 240 avalanche rescue probes. Show More Summary

AMGA and OR Present: Anchors – Cleaning Top Rope Anchors

AMGA and OR’s Climbing Fundamentals Video Series | Anchors: Cleaning Top Rope Anchors Safe climbing techniques are a key component to rock climbing. Learn how to safely clean top rope anchors in this short video. The American Mountain...Show More Summary

Bodies of Alex Lowe and David Bridges Found On Shishapangma

The Bodies Of Alex Lowe and David Bridges Were Found On Shishapangma In Tibet | They’ve Been Missing Since October 5, 1999 Shishapangma, Tibet – On April 27, 2016, Ueli Steck and David Goettler, were scouting a new route on Shishapangma (26,289?) in Tibet – the 14th highest peak in the world. Show More Summary

SNOTEL Data: The Current Western US Snowpack – May 1, 2016

There’s still plenty of snow out there to fuel any human powered adventures. The corn snow is skiing great. The ski mountaineering is prime time. Get out and enjoy the remaining snow of the 2015/2016 winter season. We certainly are!Show More Summary

Jones edges Homan, captures Champions Cup curling title

Jennifer Jones led from the opening end Sunday, beating Rachel Homan 7-5 in the women's final at the Champions Cup Grand Slam of Curling event.

This Week’s Backcountry News – April 25 – May 1, 2016

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! Avalanche Kills Skier in Aurland, Norway – A Mountain Journey – A skier died in an avalanche near Flenjaeggi in  Norway. Show More Summary

Reid Carruthers, Mike McEwen advance to Champions Cup final

Reid Carruthers toppled Mike McEwen 4-3 on Saturday night in the semifinals at the seventh and final event of the Grand Slam season to set up a meeting with John Epping.

Avalanche Kills Climber Near Punta Livi In Italy

Mountaineer Killed In Avalanche Near Punta Livi In The Martello Valley In South Tyrol, Italy Punta Livi, Italy – On April 28, 2016, Karl Gruber, 49, was killed in an avalanche while climbing in the Martello Valley near Punta Livi, aShow More Summary

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