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Connery Lundin Goes Big In Twenty16

Take a few minutes and watch Connery Lundin go big in his 2016 edit called Twenty16. This guy likes to go huge. Watch Twenty16 from Connery London Connery Lundin – twenty16 from Connery Lundin on Vimeo.   The post Connery Lundin Goes Big In Twenty16 appeared first on A Mountain Journey | Backcountry Skiing, Climbing, Mountaineering, Hiking.

Salomon TV Presents 50° North – Episode 1

Ski mountaineering is an extremely calculated sport. There’s no real room for error. Join Alex Pittin as he provides a glimpse into his world of steep skiing and the technical skills he uses to safely play in the mountains.Enjoy this short ski mountaineering film from Salomon TV. Show More Summary

What exactly does it take to ski to the South Pole?

For more than 100 years, man has been fascinated by the thought of traveling on foot to the South Pole. Even after Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first person to accomplish that feat, back in 1911, the Pole has continued to be a beacon to explorers. Show More Summary

Why Nelson, British Columbia, is the perfect ski town

It’s easy to have a crush on Canada, especially if you’re a skier. The mountains, the embedded niceness, or the fact that they always seem to have fresh, locally grown food around, even in the dead of sub-arctic winter, can woo you.Show More Summary

After nearly 20 feet of snow, California braces for another massive set of storms

After a 10-day stretch of storms delivered nearly 20 feet of snow to mountains in California — causing a snow emergency and flooding in certain areas of the state — the Golden State is preparing for another series of heavy storms that...Show More Summary

Watch The Winning Runs From 4 Freeride World Qualifier 2017 In Hakuba, Japan

Did you watch the 4 Freeride World Qualifier 2017 in Hakuba, Japan? This event made history as the first ever freeride competition on the Asian continent. Japan’s legendary snow attracted top competitors from all over the world and there were some amazing lines thrown down during the competition. Show More Summary

New ski edit will make you want to book your next ski trip to Japan

Skiing in Japan is somewhat en vogue right now. Over the last few years, more and more skiing and snowboarding edits are coming out of the Land of the Rising Sun as an increasing amount of powderhounds are realizing that — aside from...Show More Summary

SNOTEL Data: The Current Western US Snowpack – January 17, 2017

After a super snowy first half of January, the snowpack is setting up for an epic winter season. There are numerous zones where the snow is 150% of normal. The coverage is great. It’s time to go skiing. The only question is where? Let’s...Show More Summary

Dutch Skier Killed In Avalanche in Zürs am Arlberg, Austria

Zürs am Arlberg, Austria – On Monday, January 16, 2017 a 33-year-old Dutch skier from Amsterdam in the Netherlands was caught, buried, and killed in an avalanche near the Trittkopf Gamsmulde (2720 meters) near Lech Zürs am Arlberg in Vorarlberg in Austria. Show More Summary

The 5 best spots across the country to try night skiing

Night skiing can be a beautiful thing. It’s tranquil, less crowded and allows you the opportunity to ply your passion under the starry sky. RELATED: LED lights and night skiing makes for pure, hypnotic joy But, it’s not exactly easyShow More Summary

Patagonia Presents The Spring Tide

Get a glimpse into the skiing lives of Leah Evans and Jasmin Caton. Then join them as they head to Norway where they can wrap up the winter season with one epic adventure. Watch Patagonia’s The Spring Tide now: Is it time to go to Norway? Absolutely. Show More Summary

Avalanche Kills German Photographer In Vorarlberg, Austria

38-Year-Old Killed In Avalanche While Photographing Ice Climbing Companions In Vorarlberg, Austria Vorarlberg, Austria – On Saturday, January 14, 2017 three mountaineers were caught in an avalanche near Brand in the district of Bludenz in the state of Vorarlberg in Austria. Show More Summary

This Week’s Backcountry News – January 9-15, 2017

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 Ski Tourer In The Pyrénées-Atlantiques In France – A Mountain Journey – Sad news from southern France this week. Show More Summary

Snow Porn: Deep and deeper at Tahoe, Colorado, Utah and Oregon

  IT’S A RARE DAY WHEN snow blankets nearly all of North America. We’re dancing in that rare air now. Last week, there was one (1) American state without snow on the ground. Sorry, Florida; you missed it. Snow probably isn’t too much fun for Georgia and Texas, but for states with peaks — ya-hoo!

Avalanche Triggered By Ski Patrol Hits House In Alpine Meadows

After California got walloped with over 3 feet of snow overnight, the Alpine Meadows ski patrol mitigated the hazards. After communicating with Steven Siig, a local Alpine Meadows resident, patrol triggered a slide that ultimately broke down the door of the Siig’s home. Show More Summary

Natural Avalanche Destroys House Near Montezuma, Colorado

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center published the following video that takes a look at a large natural avalanche that destroyed an unoccupied house in Peru Creek near Montezuma, Colorado on January 10, 2017. The slide ran 2000’ vertical feet down the Maid Of Orlean slide path. Show More Summary

Avalanche Kills Ski Tourer In The Pyrénées-Atlantiques In France

Laruns, France – On Saturday, January 14, 2017 three backcountry ski tourers were caught in an avalanche in the Gabarderes Valley in the area of of Pont-de-Camps in the Ossau Valley in the commune of Laruns in the Pyrénées-Atlantiques department of southern France. Show More Summary

SAR Volunteer Injured In Avalanche While On Rescue Mission In Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Routt County Search and Rescue Volunteer Caught In Avalanche During Rescue Near Steamboat, Colorado Steamboat Springs, Colorado – On Thursday, January 12, 2017 Routt County Search and Rescue was notified at 3:45pm to respond to a lost skier and snowboarder in need of assistance near Buffalo Pass in the North Fork of the Fish Creek drainage. Show More Summary

Ski Mountaineering Skills with Andrew McLean: Ropes

In the 5th episodes of Basecamp TV’s Ski Mountaineering Skills with Andrew McLean you’ll learn tips and tricks on rope skills and knots necessary for ski mountaineering. Get all sorts of beta about skiing ropes in this informative ski mountaineering video. Show More Summary

AMGA Presents V and 0 Threads

The AMGA Tech Videos offer all sorts of useful info for mountain enthusiasts. In this episode, AMGA Instructor Team Member, Patric Ormond provides some pro tips about building multi V thread and 0 thread anchors. Learn more about building V and Zero Thread Anchors: V and 0-Thread from American Mountain Guides Assoc on Vimeo. Show More Summary

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