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Body Of Missing Skier Found In Avalanche Debris In Wasatch Mountains of Utah

Body of Missing Skier Found Buried In Avalanche Debris Near Shale Shot In The Pointy Peak Area Near Park City, Utah Summit County, Utah – On Tuesday, February 2, 2016 authorities found the body of Stephen Jones, 50, buried in 3? of avalanche...Show More Summary

Avalanche Kills Backcountry Skier In Gunma Prefecture, Japan

Skier Dies In Avalanche Outside of Katashina Village In Japan Gunma, Japan – At approximately 12 PM on Sunday, January 31, 2016, Shigeki Yoshida, 36, was killed by an avalanche at Maehotakayama while backcountry skiing outside of Katashina Village in the Gunma Prefecture in Japan. Show More Summary

January 2016: One Of The Deadliest Months On Record For US Avalanche Fatalities

January 2016 Was A Tragic Month For Avalanche Fatalities Around The World So far, 15 people have died in avalanches in the United States during the the 2015/2016 season. There are at least three others who are currently missing in avalanche terrain and they may not be found until spring when the snow melts. Show More Summary

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

January was a snowy month. The mountains have a healthy blanket of snow on them across the western US, but January 2016 was also one of the deadliest months for avalanche fatalities in years. Be safe out there. Let’s take a look at the...Show More Summary

Scotties Tournament of Hearts field set

The field for the 2016 Canadian women's curling championship filled in Sunday with the final women's provincial and territorial championships decided.

Snowmobiler Killed In Avalanche In Idaho

Snowmobiler Dies In Avalanche In Idaho Near Brundage Mountain | 12th Avalanche Fatality In January 2016 At approximately 2:30 PM on Sunday, January 31 2016, Kirk Bradley Kinzer Jr., 20, of Lewiston, Idaho died in an avalanche while snowmobiling north of Brundage Ski Resort in the Twin Lakes area of northern Idaho. Show More Summary

Work or play? The 300 Club and other inducements to play hooky

I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again: Work is overrated. Skiing is impossible to overrate. Especially in a season like the one we’re wallowing in now. Ullr and the rest of the snow gods are smiling down on us. If that isn’t enough to get you to take a day off, consider these reports

Nova Scotia claims Canadian women's junior curling title

Mary Fay's clutch eighth-end draw clinched the women's title for Nova Scotia at the Canadian junior curling championships.

This Week’s Backcountry News – January 25-31, 2016

Do you know what happened in the mountains this week? Here’s a selection of news, articles, posts, videos, photos, and other cool things that we think you’d like to know about. Enjoy! Off Piste Skier Dies In Avalanche Near La Clusaz,...Show More Summary

15-Year-Old Student Dies In Avalanche In Kashmir

Army Rescues Three Students Buried In An Avalanche in Kashmir. One 15-Year-Old Student Dies In Avalanche. Kashmir, India – At 12:30 on Saturday, January 30, 2016 an avalanche hit a forested area near a madrassa at Chontiwari Payeen in the Macchil sector in Kashmir’s Kupwara district of India. Show More Summary

Off Piste Skier Dies In Avalanche Near La Clusaz, France

An Avalanche In The Haute Savoie Near La Clusaz, France Killed An Off Piste Skier At approximately 9:30 AM on Saturday, January 30, 2016 a 45 year old man from Sallanches was killed in an avalanche while ski touring in the valley of Grand Crêt in the Aravis Mountain Range of the French Alps. Show More Summary

Five Snowmobilers Killed In British Columbia Avalanche

A Large Avalanche Struck Multiple Groups Of Snowmobilers Killing Five Near Mount Renshaw Outside of McBride, British Columbia McBride, British Columbia, Canada – At about 1:30 PM on Friday, January 29, 2016 a large avalanche killed five snowmobilers near Mount Renshaw about 15 km from McBride, BC. Show More Summary

Cham’Lines – Couloir Mallory – Season 3, Episode 1

Watch This Crew Ski  Couloir Mallory on The North Face Of The Aiguille du Midi in Chamonix, France in Cham’Lines Cham’Lines – Couloir Mallory does not disappoint. Watch as Aurélien Ducroz, Xavier de La Rue, Tony Lamiche, and Alex Pittin...Show More Summary

Olympic curling medallist Mike Harris making comeback

Veteran skip Mike Harris isn't concerned about ranking points, playing in the Grand Slam events or even curling on a full-time basis. The 1998 Olympic silver medallist is back on the curling scene though and will be in the field at the Feb. 1-7 Ontario Tankard in Brantford.

Mammoth Resorts Sponsors Shaun White

While we’d love to believe that Shaun White has actually “joined the Mammoth Resorts’ ownership team” by plunking down a large pile of cash, we also have to remember that making money by running ski lifts ended somewhere in the 90s, and Mr. White is much too savvy to tie his growing financial empire to that side of […]

The Jackson Hole Powder 8’s Are Back After A 15 Year Hiatus

The 2016 Jackson Hole Powder 8’s Will Be Held Saturday, February 6, 2016 Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is bringing back the Powder 8’s competition after a 15 year hiatus. This year 15 teams from the Rockies will head for the Powder 8Show More Summary

AMGA And OR Present Episode 2: Heel Lifters

AMGA and OR Team Up To Create Backcountry Skiing Video Series | Episode 2: Heel Lifters Do you use heel lifters when you go ski touring? When do you use them? When do you not use them? Let AMGA and OR give you some tips and tricks to...Show More Summary

High Fructose Corn Syrup Tour Not Dead Yet

The mouse dissolving, caffeinated, carbonated high fructose corn syrup tour is getting a jolt of authenticity with today’s announcement that Snowboarder, Surfer, and TransWorld Media’s parent TEN: The Enthusiast Network is stepping in...Show More Summary

Watch The Winning Runs From The Freeride World Tour 2016 in Vallnord Arcalís, Andorra

The Top Runs From The First Stop Of The Swatch Freeride World Tour 2016 in Vallnord Arcalís, Andorra The first stop of the Swatch Freeride World Tour 2016 was held in Vallnord Arcalís, Andorra on January 22-23, 2016. Watch the winning...Show More Summary

1 Dead, 1 Injured In Avalanche On Mt Herman Near Mt Baker, Washington

Avalanche Kills One On Mt Herman, West Of Mt Baker Ski Area In Cascades Mountains of Washington Mt Baker, Washington – On Sunday, January 24, 2016 an avalanche killed one person and injured another person on the north-northwest side of Mt. Herman in the Cascade Range of Washington. This backcountry area is just west of […]

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