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Off Piste Avalanche Kills Skier In Arosa, Switzerland

Swiss Man Killed In Off Piste Avalanche In Plessur Alps of Switzerland Near Arosa Arosa, Switzerland – On Sunday, April 3, 2016 a 55-year-old Swiss man was killed in an off piste avalanche in the Plessur Alps while riding in the tourist resort of Arosa in the canton of Grisons (Graubünden) in Switzerland. Show More Summary

Watch The Winning Runs From The Freeride World Tour Xtreme Verbier 2016

Watch The Winning Runs From The Final Stop Of The Swatch Freeride World Tour 2016 in Verbier, Switzerland The final stop of the Swatch Freeride World Tour 2016 in Verbier, Switzerland was held on April 2 and 3, 2016. The competition was held on the Northeast face of Bec des Rosses. Show More Summary

This Week’s Backcountry News – March 28 – April 3, 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 Backcountry Skier Near...Show More Summary

Watch Avalanche Control Work In The San Juan Mountains Near Ophir, Colorado – March 2004

Watch 5 Minutes Of Avalanche Control Work From March 2004 In Ophir, Colorado This avalanche footage comes out of the San Juan Mountains in Southwestern Colorado near the town of Ophir. After a natural slide blocked the road and cut off...Show More Summary

SNOTEL Data: The Current Western US Snowpack – April 1, 2016

March was a snowy month. The snowpack seemed to fill in everywhere across the western US. The majority of zones are over 100%.  Looks like it’s a good time to go skiing! Let’s take a look at the snow data for the western US comparedShow More Summary

Rogers Pass: Uptracks, Bootpacks, & Bushwhacks by Douglas Sproul

Rogers Pass Guidebook Review: Rogers Pass: Uptracks, Bootpacks, & Bushwhacks by Douglas Sproul Rogers Pass is a backcountry skiing paradise that is located between Golden and Revelstoke on the Trans-Canada highway in the middle of Glacier National Park in the Selkrik Range of British Columbia. Show More Summary

Now is the hour …

THOUGH THERE’S STILL SNOW on the mountains, this is the season’s final run for Slope Dope. Some season. It’s been big. The big good: Snow has returned to whiten up our lives. Great relief for resort owners and lifties, ski instructors and patrollers. Great joy for skiers and riders. The big true: We are just

Cham Lines – Couloirs From Aiguille du Midi – Season 3, Episode 4

In the fourth episode of the third season, Aurelien Ducroz teams up with ski mountaineer Giulia Monego and ice climber/skier Tony Lamiche to ski two epic couloirs, including the Couloir de la Passerelle, from the Aiguille du Midi. Rappelling,...Show More Summary

Avalanche Kills Backcountry Skier Near Ulrichen, Switzerland

Backcountry Skier Killed In Avalanche in Canton of Valais On Easter Sunday | Second Avalanche Fatality In Two Days In Switzerland Ulrichen, Switzerland – On Easter Sunday, March 27, 2016 two backcountry skiers were descending below the...Show More Summary

Avalanche Kills Hiker In Spanish Pyrenees

One Dead After Two Hikers Caught In Avalanche In Spain’s Ordesa Y Monte Perdido National Park Ordesa Y Monte Perdido National Park, Spain – At approximately 16:00 on Sunday, March 27, 2016 two hikers were caught in an avalanche in the...Show More Summary

BC Ministry Of Transportation Films Avalanche Control Work On Bear Pass, British Columbia

The British Columbia Ministry of Transportation took a helicopter out to do explosive triggered avalanche control work above Highway 37A above Bear Pass on March 17, 2016. The avalanche footage is impressive. The location of this avalanche is 26 km east of Stewart British Columbia. Show More Summary

2 Civilians Killed In Kashmir Avalanche Near Line Of Control

Avalanche In Tangdhar Sector Of Jammu & Kashmir Kills Two Local Laborers Tangdhar, Kashmir, India – On March 27, 2016 two people were killed in an avalanche near Sadhna Pass and the Line of Control in the Kupwara district of northern Kashmir. Show More Summary

This Week’s Backcountry News – March 21-27, 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 Backcountry Skier InShow More Summary

Avalanche Kills Four In Badakhshan, Afghanistan

Afghanistan Avalanche Kills Four People In Kofab District Badakhshan, Afghanistan – On Wednesday, March 23, 2016 an avalanche killed four people in the Kofab district in northern Badakhshan province of Afghanistan near the border with Tajikistan. The four avalanche victims were residents of the Kofab district. Show More Summary

Avalanche Kills Backcountry Skier In Bernese Oberland Of Switzerland

Backcountry Ski Tourer Dies In Slab Avalanche Near Iffgenalp in the Swiss Alps Bernese Oberland, Switzerland – On the morning of March 26, 2016 a 35-year-old backcountry skier from Bern, Switzerland was killed by an avalanche near Iffigenalp in the municipality of Lenk in the Bernese Oberland of Switzerland. Show More Summary

Two Indian Soldiers Killed In Avalanche On Siachen Glacier In Kashmir

Avalanche On Siachen Glacier Kills Two Indian Soldiers While On Patrol Siachen Glacier, Kashmir, India – At approximately 8 AM on Friday, March 25, 2016 an avalanche struck an Indian Army patrol on the Siachen Glacier in the Turtuk sector in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. Show More Summary

Avalanche Kills Lead Ski Guide At Cat Ski Mt. Bailey In Oregon

Ski Guide Dies In Avalanche At Cat Ski Mount Bailey In The Oregon Cascades Mount Bailey, Oregon – On Tuesday, March 22, 2016 one of Cat Ski Mount Bailey’s lead guides, Rick “Oz” Oswald, 57, died in an avalanche incident. Oswald had been a mechanized ski guide at Mount Bailey since 1981. Show More Summary

17 Books To Read When You’re Stuck in A Tent

Are you planning a multi-day mountain adventure? It’s always smart to bring a good book along to entertain you in case you’re stuck in a tent in the middle of nowhere with nothing to do. Instead of wasting endless hours waiting for a...Show More Summary

Whiteout Navigation: How To Navigate When You Can’t See

Do You Know How to Navigate In A Whiteout? The weather can change quickly in the mountains. Those distant clouds can quickly creep in and before you know it everything goes white. When you’re backcountry skiing, climbing, or mountaineering, whiteouts can be a disorienting and vertigo-inducing experience. Show More Summary

It’s spring, and you did WHAT?

  Wait. You did WHAT? You put away your skis and took out your golf clubs? You did that now? No, no — not on my watch. Ah yes, it’s my regular rave against the other March Madness — quitting skiing just as it’s getting wonderful. What makes it wonderful? Let me count the ways.

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