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Czech Ski Mountaineer Dies In Messner Couloir On Denali In Alaska

Ski Mountaineer Pavel Michut Died From Injuries Suffered After A 1500? Fall In Denali’s Messner Couloir In Alaska Denali, Alaska – At approximately 18:15 on Saturday, May 28, 2016 ski mountaineer Pavel Michut, 45, was skiing at 17,000? in the Messner Couloir on Denali when he fell 1,500? and suffered deadly traumatic injuries. Show More Summary

This Week’s Backcountry News – May 23 – 29, 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 Solo Scrambler On Mount...Show More Summary

Watch Timestorm Films – Patagonia 8K

Timestorm Films Brings You Patagonia 8K. This Is Nature At Its Finest! Are you ready to see Patagonia like you’ve never seen it before? Martin Heck of Timestorm Films shot this stunning footage over six weeks in southern Chile’s and Argentina’s Patagonia. Show More Summary

7 Hut To Hut Ski Touring Options In Europe To Add To Your Bucket List

Europe has hundreds of mountain huts scattered throughout their vast mountain ranges. Take advantage of these unique hut systems and explore hut to hut ski touring options in Europe. You know it’s on your bucket list. As Warren Miller...Show More Summary

686’s Holy Moley Bowly Video

Take a journey if you will. A journey of sight and sound. A Journey with the 686 team as they find their lines through dreamscape of the Holy Bowly at Mammoth Mountain. See exactly how Ryan Tarbell, Riley Nickerson, Shuhei Sato, Matt Wainhouse, Drayden Gardner and others found their flow on this one-of-a-kind course. [Link: 686]

Patagonia Duckbill Trucker Hat Review

Gear Review: Patagonia Duckbill Trucker Hat Price: $35 Weight: 68 grams Sizing: One Size Fits Most Summary: The Patagonia Duckbill Trucker Hat is an outdoor inspired trucker hat that is ideal for any and all outdoor activities. It truly...Show More Summary

Avalanche Kills Solo Scrambler On Mount Lawson In Kananaskis Country, Alberta

Solo Scrambler Killed In Avalanche On Mount Lawson In Kananaskis Country While Descending From Summit Mount Lawson, Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada – On May 23, 2016 a climber/scrambler went on a solo mission to scramble up Mt Lawson (2,795 m | 9,170 ft?) in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park in Kananaskis Country in Alberta, Canada. Show More Summary

Curling body enlists NRC to test controversial brooms

The National Research Council is teaming up with the World Curling Federation to investigate the effects of curling broom technology on ice surfaces ahead of the 2018 Winter Olympics to level the playing field for athletes and ensure technology doesn't overtake ability.

Frequency’s Mt. Baker Season Recap

Mt. Baker fans can ffind all kinds of great content to pour over in Frequency Magazine’s That’s Baker For You: 2015-2016 Season Recap. We’ve gathered the best photos, videos and more from a deep year and laid them out for you in this season recap from our exalted home mountain, Mt Baker Ski Area. Photos, videos, stories. […]

Melissa Arnot Breaks Two Records On Mount Everest

Arnot Becomes First American Woman To Summit Everest Without Supplemental Oxygen AND Breaks Her Own Record For Most Summits By An American Woman Mount Everest – On May 23, 2016 Melissa Arnot, a professional mountain guide and high altitude climber, summited 29,029-foot Mount Everest and broke two records in the process. Show More Summary

AMGA and OR Present: Rigging A Rappel

AMGA and OR’s Climbing Fundamentals Video Series | Rigging A Rappel Safe climbing techniques are a key component to rock climbing. Learn how to safely rig a rappel in this short video. The American Mountain Guide Association and Outdoor Research teamed up to create a video series focused on rock climbing technique and safety. Show More Summary

This Week’s Backcountry News – May 16 – 22, 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! Mountaineer Killed in Avalanche On Monte...Show More Summary

Mountaineer Killed In Avalanche On Monte Viso In Italy

Mountaineer Dies In Avalanche While Climbing The Coolidge Couloir on Monte Viso In Italian Alps Monte Viso, Italy – On May 21, 2016 Joel Dutto a 21-year-old mountaineer from Cervasca, Italy was killed in an avalanche while climbing the Coolidge Couloir on the north wall of Monte Viso in the Italian Alps. Show More Summary

How To Carry Skis On A Backpack | Ski Carry Methods That Work

Need To Carry Skis On A Backpack? Try These Ski Carry Methods When you’re traveling through the mountains sometimes you need to carry skis on a backpack. There are several ways to do this. What’s your preferred method to carry skis on...Show More Summary

Signal Pours A Urethane Snowboard

Hey, look what urethane did for skateboarding. It created the modern era. Somehow we don’t think it’s going to do the same for snowboarding, but we can’t fault Signal Snowboards from trying. Check it out in the latest episode of Every Third Thursday: Pour It On. [Link: Signal Snowboards]

AMGA and OR Present: Anchors – Two Slings & Three Pieces

AMGA and OR’s Climbing Fundamentals Video Series | Anchors – Two Slings & Three Pieces Safe climbing techniques are a key component to climbing. Learn how to safely rig a rappel in this short video. The American Mountain Guide Association...Show More Summary

Sixty Meters To Anywhere By Brendan Leonard Book Review

Book Review: Sixty Meters To Anywhere by Brendan Leonard After hitting rock bottom and attending alcohol abuse treatment at age 23, Brendan Leonard decided that he didn’t want to end up dead or in prison because of alcohol. He sobered up and went west. Show More Summary

Every Damn Weekend – EP16 – Skiing The Matterhorn East Face

Ever Wanted To Ski The Matterhorn? The Every Damn Weekend Crew Did. The Every Damn Weekend crew is back in Episode 16 and this time they are off to ski the Matterhorn. Watch their short film about skiing the Matterhorn. Definitely an impressive ski mountaineering mission featuring Luca Zattoni, Luca Zanette, and Roberto Rossi. Show More Summary

Blizzard Zero G 95 Ski Review

Gear Review: Blizzard Zero G 95 Skis Price: $699.99 Weight Per Pair: 1250 grams | 2.75 lbs (Size 178cm) Dimensions: 128-95-111.5 mm Turn Radius: 21.0m (178 cm) Lengths: 85, 85W, 95, 108 Summary: The Blizzard Zero G 95 is a great ski for ski mountaineering. Show More Summary

177 Global Avalanche Fatalities During Winter Of 2015/2016

177 Global Avalanche Fatalities In 2015/2016 Northern Hemisphere Winter Season Avalanches are a worldwide problem. Based on information from international avalanche centers and news reports between September 15, 2015 and May 15, 2016, avalanches claimed the lives of at least 177 people in 111 avalanche incidents in 18 countries. Show More Summary

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