On October 6, 2015 The Burton Corporation was awarded a patent # US 9,147,711 B1 for a “snowboard binding and boot,” according to the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The patent was filed on November 14, 2014. The newly patented system, which looks similar to the Burton SI bindings of yesteryear only with a heel latching mechanism, […]
Gear Review: Jöttnar Garm Hooded Softshell Mountain Jacket Website: Jöttnar Price: 220 GBP Weight: 712 g / 1 lb 9.1 oz (Size Large) Summary: The Jöttnar Garm Hooded Softshell Mountain Jacket is a well designed, detail oriented technical softshell that is ready for anything the mountains can throw at you. The Garm will easily be […]
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! Snowboarder Survives Avalanche In Canada’s Glacier National Park – AMountainJourney.com – A pair of backcountry riders triggered an size 3 avalanche on Bruins Ridge […]
Ottawa's Rachel Homan will play for another Grand Slam of Curling title after downing Stefanie Lawton 5-3 on Saturday in the semifinals of the National. Homan won the Masters crown two weeks ago.
The Rise of Superman: Decoding The Science Of Ultimate Human Performance by Steven Kotler Book Review What makes the impossible possible? How do action sports athletes continually accomplish superhuman feats that leave mere mortals in awe? What’s their secret for tapping into and maximizing their mental and physical abilities? It’s a little thing called flow. […]
Mike McEwen won't be sticking around to defend his National title. Glenn Howard scored a single in the eighth end to edge the defending champion 5-4 and secure his spot in the quarter-finals at the National Grand Slam of Curling eve...
Find Out What Films And Books Won The 2015 Banff Mountain Festival The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival took place October 30 to November 8, 2015 in Banff, Alberta, Canada. Launched in 1976, the now annual festival is held every fall. It highlights the industry’s best short films and literature about mountain culture, sports, and […]
Toronto's John Epping scored three in the seventh end en route to a 7-5 victory over Winnipeg's Mike McEwen at The National on Thursday afternoon in Oshawa, Ont.
Watch live Saturday at noon ET for men's quarter-final action from the National, the Grand Slam of Curling event in Oshawa, Ont.
Gallatin County SAR Rescues Solo Backcountry Skier Impaled By Tree Through Groin As a general rule, you should never ski alone in the backcountry. But of course, people always break the “rules.” We live in a free society and anyone can ski in the backcountry alone if they so choose, and plenty of people do. […]
Tracy Fleury scored a point in the extra end as her rink from Sudbury, Ont., slipped past Sherry Middaugh 6-5 on Wednesday night in Draw 5 of the National curling tournament.
Watch BDTV – Season 1, Episode 3: A Simple Machine – Life Or Death For The La Grave CableCar The Telepherique Des Glaciers De La Meije or commonly called the La Grave Cablecar, whisks skiers on a 40 minute, 1750 meter ride from the peaceful, 12th century village of La Grave to the wild and mythical mountains of the French Alps. […]
Veteran curler Brad Gushue returned to action Wednesday at The National for the first time since suffering a head injury last month. The St. John's skip needed seven stitches to close a gash above his right eye after he fell Oct. 31 at The Masters in Truro, N.S.
1 Backcountry Skier and 1 Snowboarder Caught In Size 3 Avalanche On Bruins Ridge Near Rogers Pass In British Columbia At around 2:35 PM on Sunday, November 8, 2015 one skier and one snowboarder were caught in a size 3 avalanche on the upper part of Bruins Ridge in Glacier National Park. According to the Calgary Herald, […]
Watch: Dynafit Connections – Episode 4 – Idaho Backcountry Skiing Dynafit athlete Cody Barnhill gets after in the Sun Valley backcountry while testing the latest Dynafit gear. Born in Alaska, Barnhill now calls Idaho home. It’s easy to see why Idaho is his chosen backyard. Show More Summary
The SnowSports Industries of America has created a video series to help communicate what they feel is the current “State of The Industry.” The above edit is the snowboard version. Here’s their pitch: “We understand people are short on time and the State of the Industry Video Series provides a quick snapshot of last season. We focus […]
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! Two Hunters Caught In 300? Avalanche In Montana’s Bridger Range – AMountainJourney.com – The first reported avalanche of the season caught two hunters and […]
Human Triggered Avalanche Buries Skier Up To His Chest On Friday, November 6, 2015, a backcountry skier triggered an avalanche on Hatch Peak near Hatcher Pass north of Anchorage, Alaska. The skier was subsequently buried up to his chest. There is limited information about the incident posted on the Hatcher Pass Avalanche Center site. There was no […]
Watch The 3rd Episode of G3 Backstories – A Guide’s Life IFMGA/ACMG guide Lars Andrews is living the life as a full time backcountry ski guide. Take a glimpse into his world of chasing snow, reaping rewards, and assessing risk in BC and Japan. #G3Backstories A Guide’s Life – #G3Backstories Ep. 3 from G3 Genuine […]
The World Curling Federation has banned controversial brooms at the 2015 Pacific-Asia Championships beginning Sunday in Kazakhstan.