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Ski Tourer Killed In Avalanche In Stura Valley In Cuneo, Italy

Cuneo, Italy – On Saturday, February 11, 2017 six ski mountaineers were descending a slope near Fontanile above Bergemoletto in the Valle Stura di Demonte in Cuneo, Italy when 5 of the 6 skiers were caught in an avalanche. One did not survive. Show More Summary

Watch Cascadia: Part 2 of 3

After the Cascadia crew leaves the Crater Lake zone, they head into the backcountry and front country of beautiful Bend, Oregon. Then they head to the Three Sisters for a peak bagging adventure. Looks fun! Watch Cascadia: Part 2 Did you miss Cascadia Part 1? Watch it now. Show More Summary

Avalanche Kills Snowmobiler In McCoy Creek Area In Eastern Idaho

McCoy Creek, Idaho – On Thursday, February 9, 2017 Josh Roth, a backcountry snowmobiler, was killed in an avalanche in the McCoy Creek area in Bonneville County, Idaho near the Idaho/Wyoming state line. According to, the avalanche was triggered in a drainage. Show More Summary

Soldier Killed In Avalanche In Murovdag Mountain Range In Azerbaijan

Murovdag Mountains, Azerbaijan – On February 9, 2017 a soldier with the Azerbaijani Armed Forces was killed in an avalanche in the Murovdag mountains in Azerbaijan. The avalanche victim was identified as Ulvi Rustamov. Rescuers are currently working on recovering the body from a ravine. Show More Summary

Ski Mountaineering Skills with Andrew McLean: Route Finding

In this episode of Basecamp TV’s Ski Mountaineering Skills with Andrew McLean you’ll learn tips and tricks about safe route finding methods while backcountry skiing. Master these navigation techniques and you’ll be safer in the backcountry while maximizing your skiing experience. Show More Summary

Watch The Winning Runs From The Freeride World Tour 2017 in Vallnord Arcalís, Andorra

The Swatch Freeride World Tour kicked off the 2017 season on February 9, 2017 at Vallnord-Arcalis, Andorra. Some amazing lines were thrown down in a stellar venue during the competition. If you missed the show, check out the winning lines below. Show More Summary

Skier survives 6 days lost in Canadian backcountry after ducking rope

A 35-year-old, unidentified skier is lucky to be alive after he ducked a rope at the Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, skied out-of-bounds and spent six nights alone and lost in the British Columbia backcountry. RELATED: Skiers lost inShow More Summary

Salomon TV Presents Tahoe Ten: Kirkwood To Hope Valley

Join Josh Daiek and Abe Greenspan as they head into the Tahoe backcountry for an epic day in the mountains. Their plan is to ski from Kirkwood to Hope Valley – a route that covers 10000 vertical feet over 20 miles with 5 cool peak descents. Show More Summary

Snowboarder Killed In Avalanche On Mittagskogel In Tyrol, Austria

Tyrol, Austria – On Wednesday, February 8, 2017 a 27-year-old snowboarder from Finland was killed in an avalanche on the Mittagskogel in the Southern Otztal Alps in North Tyrol, Austria. The victim was part of a group of 4 that had ascended from the Pitztal Glacier to the Mittagskogel at 3159 meters. Show More Summary

Storm shuts down Jackson Hole resort, knocks out power across area

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort in Wyoming has been beset by heavy snow and extreme winds which knocked down multiple power lines Tuesday night, left all of Teton Village without power and forced the resort to announce on Wednesday that it was closed down for the day with no immediate timetable listed for its reopening. Show More Summary

A simple guide to the wide world of ski shapes

If you’ve been skiing for a decent amount of time, you’ve probably noticed that ski shapes have changed dramatically in the past two-plus decades. The skis of today with all of their technological quirks and shaping advances look nothing like the long, straight skis of yesteryear. Show More Summary

Beat the crowds to snow: Insider tips on outfoxing traffic, parking, ticket & lift lines

  CALIFORNIA ISN’T ALONE, BUT it’s a paradigm of the problem. Here’s the problem in a snowball: Too many people driving to ski on too few roads to too few mountains at the same time. This makes for three chokepoints: getting to the mountain, getting up the mountain and skiing down the mountain. Let’s start

Sports Judge Killed In Avalanche At Shymbulak In Almaty, Kazakhstan

Almaty, Kazakhstan – At approximately 14:00 on February 7, 2017 Alexei Belosludtseva, 31, was snowboarding in an off piste area when he was caught, buried, and killed in an avalanche at Shymbulak ski resort in Almaty, Kazakhstan. Up to 50 rescuers and multiple search dogs responded to the scene. Show More Summary

12-Year-Old Killed In Avalanche In Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan

Issyk-Kul, Kyrgyzstan – At approximately 11 am on February 7, 2017 two shepherd boys were caught and buried in an avalanche in the village of Ken-Suu in the Tyup district in the Issyk-Kul region of Kyrgyzstan. Villagers responded  and dug out the two boys. Show More Summary

Splitboarder Killed By Avalanche In Valais, Switzerland

Valais, Switzerland – On Tuesday, February 7, 2017 rescuers found the body of Martin Seiler, a 28-year-old splitboarder. Seiler had been caught and killed in an avalanche in the Region  Hohturrli above the municipality of Ried-Brig in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. Show More Summary

Rossignol teams with tech company to release ‘smart’ skis; video

On Monday — as reported by The Verge — the sports tracking technology company PIQ announced that it would be collaborating with the ski maker Rossignol to release what it is calling the world’s first “smart” skis: The new digitally connected...Show More Summary

G3U Presents Backcountry Skier’s MacGyver Kit – What to Pack

In this episode of G3U, ACMG Guide and G3 Ambassador Jasmin Caton provides a few pro tips on how to build a MacGyver Kit to keep yourself safe in the backcountry. Good stuff to know. Take notes and bring these things with you on your...Show More Summary

Salomon TV Presents 50° North – Episode 3

Explore the world of ski mountaineering with Tony Lamiche and Alex Pittin. In this episode of Salomon TV 50° North they talk about snow management in steep terrain while maintaining a focus of safety and fun. Watch 50° North – Episode...Show More Summary

Russian Skier Killed In Off Piste Avalanche in Valfréjus In Savoie, France

Valfréjus, France – On Sunday, February 5, 2017 a Russian skier was caught, buried, and killed in an off piste avalanche while skiing the Seuil Couloir (2250 meters) in Valfréjus in Savoie, France. The avalanche occurred at approximately 15:30. reports that the avalanche was 60 meters wide  by 50 centimeters high. Show More Summary

Snowshoe Runner Killed In Avalanche In Valais, Switzerland

Valais, Switzerland – On Saturday, February 4, 2017 a 68-year-old snowshoe runner was killed in an avalanche near Obere Stafel near Binn in Valais, Switzerland. The man was snowshoeing with two females, ages 47 and 43, when all three were caught in the avalanche. Show More Summary

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