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Avalanche flows like a rushing river past skiers in amazing spectacle; video

A group of backcountry skiers walking down a forest service road in the Rocky Mountains of British Columbia discovered a sign that read “Expect the unexpected.” Little did they know how prophetic the message would be. As they moved along...Show More Summary

Black Crows Skis Presents Where Buffalo Roam

The skiing in and around Cooke City doesn’t look too shabby! This quick video from Black Crows Skis called Where Buffalo Roam shines the spotlight on some of the epic ski touring and ski mountaineering available in this cool zone. Watch...Show More Summary

Aaron Mulkey Presents Higher

Ever wanted to go ice climbing in the South Fork Valley near Cody, Wyoming? You will after you watch this film from Aaron Mulkey. Watch Higher from Aaron Mulkey Higher from Aaron Mulkey on Vimeo. Official Description from Vimeo: Incredible ice climbing drone footage in the valley of north americas highest concentration of ice. Show More Summary

HeliPro Presents Kamchatka: Heliskiing & Heliboarding Paradise

If you’re looking for a new place to go heli-skiing, you might want to put Kamchatka on your radar. Party ski! Watch Kamchatka from HeliPro: Kamtchatka: heliskiing & heliboarding paradise. ??? ??? ??????? ? ???????????? – ????????! from HELIPRO on Vimeo. Show More Summary

Xavier De Le Rue’s DIY Tour Mission 6: Lyngen

In this episode of Xavier De Le Rue’s DIY Tour he heads to Norway to ski the the GodMother Couloir in the Lyngen Alps. Watch Xavier De le Rue’s DIY Tour: Lyngen Where will Xavier De le Rue’s DIY Tour go next? #redbull Watch More Xavier...Show More Summary

Pieps DSP Pro Ice Avalanche Beacon Review

Gear Review: Pieps DSP Pro Ice Avalanche Beacon Price: $449.95 Weight: 198 grams with batteries Frequency: 457 kHz (International Standard) Batteries: 3 AAA for 400 hours in send mode Antenna: 3-Antenna Range: 60 m circular receiving...Show More Summary

Skiers send huge Donner Pass road gap; video

This year, Lake Tahoe-area in California/Nevada has had an absolutely insane winter with unprecedented snow levels. This has opened up an endless array of possibilities for enterprising freeskiers in the area. One such group of freeskiers decided to join up to build a huge road gap hit in Donner Pass near Truckee, California. Show More Summary

Skier Killed In Avalanche On Kegelkopf In Tyrol, Austria

Tyrol, Austria – On Saturday, April 22, 2017 a skier was killed in an avalanche while descending the northeast face of Kegelkopf (2837 meters) in the Samnaungruppe near the municipality of Tobadill in the Landeck district in Tyrol, Austria. Show More Summary

Avalanche Kills 2 Teen Mountain Climbers In Retezat Mountains In Romania

National Park Retezat, Romania – On April 22, 2017 two teens were killed and 5 others were injured in an avalanche while trekking with their fathers near Lake Bucura while attempting to climb Peleaga Peak (2509 meters) in the Retezat National Park in Romania (EuroNews.com). Show More Summary

This Week’s Backcountry News – April 17-23, 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! Caroline Gleich Completes All 90 Steep...Show More Summary

Tracking Gobi Grizzlies by Douglas Chadwick Book Review

Book Review: Tracking Gobi Grizzlies: Surviving Beyond The Back Of Beyond by Douglas Chadwick If grizzly bears fascinate you, pick up a copy of Tracking Gobi Grizzlies by Douglas Chadwick. Chadwick is a best selling author and wildlife biologist based in Whitefish, Montana. Show More Summary

ENSA Presents Glacier And Crevasse Rescue Progression

Proper glacier travel and crevasse rescue techniques are essential for safe travel in the mountains. Please watch this video from ENSA Chamonix on glacier and crevasse rescue techniques. This is one of the best videos we’ve seen on this topic. Show More Summary

HiBall Energy Presents Lightning Ascent: Climbing Cho Oyu (8,188m) In 14 Days

Emily Harrington and Adrian Ballinger plan to climb Cho Oyu (8188m), the 6th highest peak in the world in less than 2 weeks. Watch this video to see if they can pull it off! Watch Lightning Ascent: Climbing Cho Oyu (8,188m) In 14 Days Lightning Ascent: Climbing Cho Oyu (8,188m) in 14 days from Hiball Energy on Vimeo. Show More Summary

G3U Presents Be Nice To Your Climbing Skin Glue

In this episode of G3U, ACMG Guide and G3 Ambassador Jasmin Caton provides a few pro tips on how to maintain climbing skin glue. Do you know how to maintain your climbing skins? Watch G3U’s How To Be Nice To Your Climbing Skin Glue:Show More Summary

SE Couloir, Emigrant Peak, Absaroka Range, Montana

Skiing The SE Couloir On Emigrant Peak In The Absaroka Range Of Montana Location: SE Couloir, Emigrant Peak, Absaroka, Range, Montana Starting Point: Emigrant Creek FS Road 3272 Aspect: Southeast Distance: 8 Miles Time: 8 Hours Top Elevation:...Show More Summary

More Than Just Parks Presents Zion 8K

More Than Just Parks does an incredible job of capturing the raw beauty of National Parks. In Zion 8K, they shine the spotlight on Zion National Park during the dazzling fall season. Absolutely stunning! Watch Zion 8K: ZION 8K from More Than Just Parks on Vimeo. Show More Summary

Judge rules Vail possibly liable for 2012 death of teen skier

On Friday, a district court judge in Eagle County, Colorado rejected Vail Mountain Resort’s request to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit stemming from an inbound avalanche in 2012 that killed a local teen skier. Following the judge’sShow More Summary

‘World of Adventure’ takes on Big Sky’s Big Couloir with Johnny Collinson

Looking for some of the most challenging ski terrain in America? In this week’s ‘World of Adventure’, we check in with Johnny Collinson and crew as he attempts to take on one of America’s toughest ski runs, Big Sky‘s Big Couloir. Big...Show More Summary

Xavier De Le Rue’s DIY Tour Mission 10: Angelique Couloir

In this episode of Xavier De Le Rue’s DIY Tour he teams up with Sam Smoothy, Tony Lamiche, Alex Pittin and Beanie to ski the Angelique Couloir near Chamonix, France. Watch Xavier De le Rue’s DIY Tour: Angelique Couloir Where will Xavier...Show More Summary

Ski community rallies to support UNM ski team after funding is cut

On Thursday, the University of New Mexico announced it would be cutting its men’s and women’s ski programs, according to KRQE News 13, in an effort to reduce athletic operating costs and save the school roughly $600,000 in budget. The announcement was made abruptly, taking many of the team’s athletes by surprise. Show More Summary

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