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Panda Poles + Point6 Socks Giveaway | Enter To Win

Win Panda Poles, Point6 Socks, and An EVO Gift Card In This Giveaway. Want to win a pair of bamboo ski poles? Merino socks? Or an Evo Gift Card? Three lucky winners will be chosen to collect some awesome free gear. All you have to do is sign up to win below. Show More Summary

Deep Powder And Steep Rock: The Life of Mountain Guide Hans Gmoser by Chic Scott Book Review

Book Review: Deep Powder And Steep Rock By Chic Scott Hans Gmoser (1932-2006) is a legend. He helped to establish the mountain adventure culture that we all enjoy. Gmoser pioneered many of the classic climbing routes and ski lines in the Canadian Rockies. Show More Summary

G3U Presents Traverse Tips 3 – Make The Most Of A Hut

G3 University Presents Traverse Tips Episode 3 with Brodie Smith – Make The Most Of A Hut G3 has teamed up with ACMG Ski Guide Brodie Smith to bring you Traverse Tips – a collection of video tips shot along the Bugaboos to Rogers Traverse. In episode 3, you’ll learn some quick tips about how to take advantage of hut life while on a ski tour. Show More Summary

Aaron Rice Skins And Skis 2 Million Human-Powered Vertical Feet By October | Sets New Record

Aaron Rice Hits The 2 Million Mark On His Quest To Skin And Ski 2.5 Million Feet In 2016 | Beats Record Set By Greg Hill In 2010 Aaron Rice is on a mission to skin and ski 2.5 million vertical feet during the 2016 calendar year. Starting on January 1, 2016 Rice quickly hit 1 million vertical feet by April 24, 2016. Show More Summary

Two Dead, Two Missing After Avalanche In South Tyrol, Italy

Four Experienced Mountaineers Caught In 500-Meter Avalanche In South Tyrol, Italy Hochferner, South Tyrol, Italy – On Saturday, October 22, 2016 four experienced alpinists were caught in a large avalanche in the Hochfeiler area in the Zillertal Alps in South Tyrol, Italy near the Italian/Austrian border. Show More Summary

Getting in shape for winter

WARNING: My views on exercise as the way to get in shape are not only minority, they’re positively contrarian. Experts disagree. You have been warned. Here we go … With three exceptions, I advise against exercise as the best way to prepare your body for skiing or snowboarding or just about anything else. Let’s go

This Week’s Backcountry News – October 17-23, 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! Skier Killed In October Avalanche InShow More Summary

Glacier Park Lodge To Be Demolished By Parks Canada

It’s Time To Say Goodbye To The Iconic Glacier Park Lodge On Rogers Pass Rogers Pass, British Columbia – The Glacier Park Lodge sits at the summit of Rogers Pass next to the Glacier National Park Visitor Center on Highway 1, aka the Trans-Canada Highway. Show More Summary

Freeskier Gabe Taube comes away unscathed in this rare head drag

Ski resorts are beginning to open for the season, which means you better start getting your new moves dialed in for the winter. Freeskier Gabe Taube has got his latest version of hand drags down pat now. This head drag, that clearly was an accident, could have gone very, very wrong for Taube. Show More Summary

Westward – The Lifecycle Of A Powderwhore

KBG Productions is back with Season II of Westward. The first episode, The Lifecycle of A Powderwhore shines the spotlight on Jonah Howell. This is his story of leaving the Mormon Church and starting a humorous ski film company called PowderWhore. Show More Summary

G3U Presents Traverse Tips 4 – Rope Up On Glaciers

G3 University Presents Traverse Tips Episode 4 with Brodie Smith – Rope Up On Glaciers G3 has teamed up with ACMG Ski Guide Brodie Smith to bring you Traverse Tips – a collection of video tips shot along the Bugaboos to Rogers Traverse. In...Show More Summary

Watch 6 of the craziest ski crashes of all time

Skiing is very much an adrenaline sport. Athletes can travel faster than cars on a highway and learn to negotiate steep terrain that would even make mountain goats quiver in fear. And we’ve all had our share of close calls, double ejections,...Show More Summary

It’s Called Backcountry Skiing… Part 2

Cody Townsend and Elyse Saugstad are back with their second episode of It’s Called Backcountry Skiing. Join them as they ski deep snow, glorious pillows, and big lines in Alaska and British Columbia. Watch It’s Called Backcountry Skiing…Part 2: Did you miss the first film? Watch It’s Called Backcountry Skiing now. Show More Summary

Your guide to opening days for ski resorts across the country

This past week has been a good one for skiers and snowboarders eagerly awaiting the return of ski season. Snow fell last weekend in California, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Wyoming and Colorado. In British Columbia, Whistler Blackcomb received roughly 2 feet of snow and the resort’s ski cams showed whiteout conditions in Mid-October. Show More Summary

Salomon TV – Freeski Dream Trip 2

Tim Loch is one lucky dude. When Salomon asked the question: What is your #FreeskiDreamTrip? Tim Loch responded and was chosen from 5000 applicants. Join him on his dream trip of a lifetime with Salomon Crew Mike Douglas, Cody Townsend, and Chris Rubens along British Columbia’s Powder Highway. Show More Summary

A Skier’s Journey – China

Jordan Manley, Chad Sayers, and Forrest Coots are back in the second episode of the fourth season of A Skier’s Journey. This time they go to skiing in China where skiing is rich with history, but is only now growing in popularity. Don’t miss the latest video from A Skier’s Journey as the crew explores Northern China with skis. Show More Summary

Renoun skis unveils ‘Trump vs. Clinton’ ski

A ski maker is poking fun at the crazy 2016 presidential election by making a pair of skis that highlights what he perceives to be some of the worst qualities of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump: Renoun Skis, based out of Burlington, Vermont, recently released its “Trump vs. Show More Summary

Watch Efficient Cadence While Skinning – Speed Tips Ep. 7 – #G3U

G3 University Presents Speed Tips Episode 7 with Melanie Bernier – #G3U G3 and Melanie Bernier have joined up to bring you Speed Tips – a 12 video series highlighting “how to pull off an efficient day of mountain travel.” This seventh episode focuses on making baby steps while creating an efficient cadence while skinning in the backcountry. Show More Summary

Skier Killed In October Avalanche In Zillertal Alps In Austria

Early Season Avalanche Kills Ski Tourer On Olperer Near Hintertux Glacier In Austria Olperer, Zillertal Alps, Austria – At approximately 2 PM on Sunday, October 16, 2016 two local skiers from Tyrol triggered an avalanche on the north ridge of Olperer near Hintertux Glacier area in the Zillertal Alps in Tyrol, Austria. Show More Summary

Skier Triggers Huge Avalanche On Mont Blanc Massif With A Ski Cut

Over the weekend, Tof Henry posted this footage on his Instagram account (@tof_henry) of a ski cut triggering a major avalanche on the Mont Blanc Massif. Stunning avalanche footage. Day one ???? How to cut the slope !???????????? Petit FlambeauShow More Summary

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