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This Week’s Mountain News – August 14-20, 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! Avalanche Buries Ute At Mt. Hutt Skifield, Others Stuck For Hours – Stuff.co.nz – Close …

How To Coil A Climbing Rope

How To Coil A Climbing Rope If you’re using a rope in the mountains, it’s essential that you know how to coil a climbing rope. Whether you’re rock climbing, traveling across glaciers, or ski mountaineering a rope is an essential tool to add to your quiver for mountain …

Watch The Trailer For Bonington – Mountaineer

Sir Chis Bonington is one of the world’s first great mountaineers. Bonington- Mountaineer is his story in the most challenging mountains of the world – The Eiger North Face – Annapurna – Everest – K2 – Central Tower of Paine – Ogre – Freney Pillar, Mont Blanc – …

Freeride World Tour Athlete Ryan Faye Drops 16/17 Season Edit

Are you missing ski season yet? Check out this edit from Ryan Faye as he charges big lines all over the world. Looks like a really good time! Watch the FWT athlete Ryan Faye’s season edit: Learn more about Ryan Faye at FreerideWorldTour.com. Official Description from YouTube: Published …

Salomon TV Presents A Piuma

Corsica’s GR20 is the toughest long distance trail in all of Europe. This trail cross the Mediterranean Island from north to south. Most people hike or run the trail as it traverses near jagged peaks and wild terrain, but when Salomon TV is involved, it’s all about using …

Whiteout by Jessica Goodfellow – Book Review

Book Review: Whiteout by Jessica Goodfellow In 1967, the Wilcox Expedition set out to climb Denali. During their mountain journey, a wild 10-day storm with winds up to 300 MPH engulfed the twelve climbers on the highest peak in North America. Tragically, only 5 of the 12 climbers …