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Days to Remember by Rob Collister Book Review

Book Review: Days to Remember: Adventures and Reflections of a Mountain Guide by Rob Collister Days To Remember by Rob Collister is a collection of narrative tales and insightful essays that highlight Collister’s mountain guiding lifestyle and adventures in far flung locales around the world. Show More Summary

Watch G3’s Step Outside Episode 2: Mentors

Join G3 Ambassador Lynsey Dyer and IFMGA/AMGA Guide Julia Niles as they explore the Joffre Lakes backcountry for a few days of big mountain skiing. This short film takes a cool look at the world of ski guiding, ski mountaineering, and life in the mountains. Show More Summary

Hiker Survives Two Grizzly Bear Attacks In One Day

Todd Orr of Bozeman Survives Every Hiker’s Worst Nightmare Twice In A Day Madison Range, Montana – On October 1, 2016 Todd Orr of Skyblade Knives went for an morning hike up the North Fork of Bear Creek to scout for elk when he encountered a sow and a cub about 3 miles down the trail. Show More Summary

This Week’s Backcountry News – September 16 to October 2, 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! Trevor Sexsmith Killed In Avalanche On Mount Victoria In Banff National Park – A Mountain Journey – Sad news and so early in the season. Show More Summary

Tramper Lucky To Survive Glacier Avalanche In New Zealand

Glacier Guide Caught In Glacier Avalanche In Remote Landsborough Valley While On 9-Day Solo Tramp Landsborough Valley, New Zealand – Around noon on Thursday, September 29, 2016 a 23-year-old glacier guide from Tauranga, New Zealand was...Show More Summary

The old Smith jib limo is now a vehicle supporting Donald Trump

If you were a skier or snowboarder in the 1990s, then you probably remember the legendary limo that Smith Optics had with a rail attached to the top. It would show up at resorts and events so you could jib the limo. Here’s a refresher incase your 90s were a bit hazy. Show More Summary

Watch Effective Layering For Skinning Uphill – Speed Tips Ep. 5 – #G3U

G3 University Presents Speed Tips Episode 5 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.” The fifth episode of Speed Tips focuses on effective layering while skinning uphill. Show More Summary

International Snow Science Workshop Returns To Breckenridge, Colorado

Will You Attend ISSW 2016 From October 3-7, 2016? Breckenridge, Colorado – On October 3 to 7, 2016 the International Snow Science Workshop, or ISSW, will return to Breckenridge, Colorado. The ISSW is a bi-annual conference that facilitates...Show More Summary

Teaming up to get the perfect backcountry photo with Adam Ü and Grant Gunderson

Teamwork. Just like how the saying goes — that two minds are better than one — marine biologist and pro skier Adam Ü and professional photographer Grant Gunderson travel the world together looking for the best backcountry photo opportunities. Show More Summary

5 preseason cross-training alternatives for skiers

In recent years preseason cross-training for skiing has turned into big business. Riding the CrossFit momentum, many gyms have adopted ski-specific workout programs, incorporating circuit training routines designed to get the reps and heart rate up before the lifts start spinning. Show More Summary

The Big Picture: Is Our Thirst For Adventure Threatening Our Environment?

Watch The Big Picture Documentary Series From Whistler Blackcomb | Part 1: Conflicted Obsessions After 50 years in business, Whistler Blackcomb posed the question, “what does the future hold for us in the next 50 years?” This intriguing...Show More Summary

Bucket list adventure: backcountry skiing by boat in Iceland

Descending a metal boat ladder, catching a ride on an inflatable dinghy and sludging through seaweed in your ski boots isn’t how most backcountry skiers start their day, but that’s just what to expect when visiting the Hornstrandir Nature Reserve in the Westfjords region of Iceland. Show More Summary

Pro freeskier Ahmet Dadali finds his yin and yang with fly fishing

You might not expect a world-class street skier to be a passionate fly fisherman. The two sports exist at different tempos — one frenetic and dangerous, the other methodical and mellow. But Ahmet Dadali has been defying expectations ever since he burst onto the freeskiing scene. Show More Summary

Japan To Host Freeride World Qualifier 4 Event in January 2017

Who’s Planning To Compete In The FWQ Events In Japan In 2017? In 2017, Japan will host the “first ever international freeride competition on the Asian continent.” This event will take place in the “Japanese Alps” of Hakuba, Nagano, Japan. Show More Summary

Two Grizzly Bear Attacks In Montana Last Weekend

Always Be Bear Aware In Big Sky Country Montana – Last weekend saw two separate grizzly bear attacks in SW Montana. Both involved bowhunters who were mauled by grizzly bears. Both victims were treated at the hospital and released. The incidents occurred roughly 20 to 25 miles a part, as the crow flies. Show More Summary

Some of our favorite smaller, less-expensive U.S. ski resorts to visit this winter

News broke last week that Grouse Mountain — one of British Columbia’s most popular ski resorts — is being put up for sale after four decades of being owned and operated by the Vancouver-based McLaughlin family. Grouse is just the latest example of a family-owned ski resort going on the market. Show More Summary

Watch Curry Pow – India’s First Ski & Snowboarding Film

Is skiing in India on your bucket list? If so, you need to watch Curry Pow – India’s First Ski & Snowboarding Film. Watch Curry Pow Right Now: “Curry Powder” follows a few local skiers & snowboarders from Manali on a short ski trip within...Show More Summary

Sherpa Missing After Avalanche Hits Mountaineering Expedition On Himlung Himal In Nepal

Himlung Himal, Nepal – On the afternoon of Tuesday, September 27, an avalanche hit a mountaineering expedition near Camp II on Himlung Himal (7126m) in Nepal. The Department of Tourism has confirmed that Mingmar Sherpa of Taksindu -5, Solukhumbu, a climbing Sherpa, is missing after the incident ( Show More Summary

Skier Killed In Avalanche On Mount Victoria Near Lake Louise

Avalanche On Mount Victoria Sweeps Trevor Sexsmith Off 300-Foot Cliff | 1st Avalanche Fatality Of The 2016/2017 Winter Season Mount Victoria, Alberta – At approximately 10 AM on Sunday, September 25, 2016 Trevor Sexsmith, age 27, was caught in an avalanche on Mount Victoria (3,464m / 11,365?) in the Bow Range near the BC/Alberta border. Show More Summary

Watch Fast Transitions To Bootpacks – Speed Tips Ep. 4 – #G3U

G3 University Presents Speed Tips Episode 4 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 fourth episode focuses on fast transitions to bootpacking. Show More Summary

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