July is here. The solstice has come and gone. Every day we’re getting closer to another winter season. Many people have put summer wax on the skis and transitioned to warm weather sports like hiking, biking, fishing, or rafting. But there are still a few diehards out there. Show More Summary
Great Sand Dunes National Park, Colorado – On Monday, June 29, 2017 hikers found the body Bryan Skilinski, 40, of Phoenix, New York near Milwaukee Peak and Marble Mountain in the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in Colorado. Show More Summary
According to Powder.com, the Marker Kingpin binding has recently been taken off the market due to a “patent infringement lawsuit brought forth by G3 Genuine Guide Gear Inc.” Marker admitted in court that they had infringed on 1 of 3...Show More Summary
Get a behind the scenes look at The Last Honey Hunter right now. When Renan Ozturk and Mark Synnott head to Nepal with Nat Geo, they explore the wild world of honey harvesting. But this is far from your traditional honey harvest! InShow More Summary
On July 5th, George Jedenoff will celebrate his 100th birthday by strapping on his skis in Utah. POWDER talked to him about a life dedicated to skiing. The post Reflections on a life dedicated to snow from a 100-year-old skier appeared first on GrindTV.com.
La Parva, Chile – At 14:30 on June 28, 2017 a Robinson R44 helicopter with 3 occupants onboard crashed about 50 meters from the ski resort of La Parva in the Andes above Santiago, Chile. Amazingly, no one was injured in the accident....Show More Summary
Rangeley, Maine – On Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Majella Group of Australia agreed to purchase Saddleback Mountain in Maine from long time owners Bill and Irene Berry. The private sale was for an undisclosed amount and the goal is to “transform Saddleback into the premier ski resort in North America” (WCYY.com). Show More Summary
When The Milk Tea crew of Morgan McGlashon, Dorian Densmore, and Txema Trull go on a road trip they really get after it. Join them as they sk in GTNP. This video will encourage you to explore the mountains and other stunning regions of the American west. Show More Summary
While some might associate Independence Day with beach parties, there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate on the slopes across the nation. The post Where to ski, ride and party on the 4th of July appeared first on GrindTV.com.
In an interview with Sports Illustrated on Thursday, Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy said he will likely skip the customary Olympic White House visit. The post Olympic skier Gus Kenworthy says he may skip White House visit appeared first on GrindTV.com.
Roping up on a glacier is an important skill for mountaineers to master. Let IFMGA Mountain Guide Mark Smiley show you how to rope up on a glacier. Learn how to rig yourself for glacier travel: How to Rig Yourself for Glacier Travel from Mark Smiley on Vimeo. Show More Summary
Ben Kraushaar, Sam Simmons, Justin Reiter, and Dylan Stucki’s amazing bikepack trip through the San Juan’s to fish alpine lakes and streams looks incredible. This will make every mountain enthusiast want to explore Colorado’s San Juan Mountains. Show More Summary
Join Arc’teryx athletes Paul McSorley, Vikki Weldon, and Paulo Marazzi as they hop aboard the Aurora and visit the wild and raw east coast of Greenland for a true climbing adventure among wild mountains and stunning landscapes. Watch Greenland: The Offroad Trip from Arcteryx: Learn more about this Greenland adventure on Arcteryx.com. Show More Summary
Navi Mumbai, India – On June 25, 2017 Shauna Coxsey, 24, won the 2017 IFSC Bouldering World Cup overall title for the second year in a row. Coxsey secured the title even though there is one more competition left in the season. Congratulations! ECSTATIC! My 11th gold medal and second overall title. Show More Summary
Sit back and watch rock climber Alex Megos make the first ascent of Fight Club (5.15b) at Raven’s Crag near Banff National Park in Alberta, Canada. This is Canada’s first 5.15 sport climb and only the 2nd 5.15b in North or South America. Show More Summary
On Saturday, as reported by the Cody Enterprise, 19-year-old Benjamin Fern Tesseneer of Bozeman, Montana, died while skiing in the Beartooth Mountains near the Wyoming/Montana border after slipping and falling roughly 2,000 feet down a steep chute, suffering severe chest and head trauma during his fall. Show More Summary
Beartooth Mountains – On Saturday, June 24, 2017 19-year-old Benjamin Fern Tesseneer from Bozeman, Montana died from severe head and chest trauma after suffering a 2000? fatal fall while climbing a steep and rocky chute near Glacier Lake in the Beartooth Mountains near the Montana/Wyoming border. Show More Summary
Coast Mountain Range, British Columbia – Over the course of six months Tania and Martina Halik completed the Coast Mountain Range ski traverse, aka the Coast Mountain Epic, in British Columbia, Canada. The mother/daughter team started this mountain journey on January 6th, 2017 in Squamish, BC and completed it on June 21st, 2017 in Skagway, AK. Show More Summary
Gulmarg, India – On Sunday, June 25, 2017 seven people were killed in a gondola accident in Gulmarg in Kashmir, India. According to DeccanChronicle.com, the incident occurred when strong winds uprooted a pine tree causing it to hit the gondola cable between towers 7 and 8. Show More Summary
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! Former Navy Seal Josh Jespersen Splitboards...Show More Summary