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This Week’s Backcountry News – October 4, 2015

Welcome to Rocktober. Do you know what happened in the mountains this week? Here’s a selection of news, articles, posts, videos, photos, and other intriguing things that we think you’d like to know about. Enjoy!

Granite Peak

  • Man Gored By Elk In Colorado – Outside Online – While filming a group of elk in Estes Park, a bull gored a man with its antlers from behind. He may be charged with “harassment of the animal.” This seems to be a recurring theme this summer…
  • Watch: Goats Outrun Avalanche – Outside Online – Here’s a great video from France of mountain goats bolting away from an oncoming avalanche. Nature is cool!
  • Freeskiing World Mourns Loss Of Skier – US Freeskiing – Up and coming freeskier Sam Jackenthal, 16, passed away due to injuries sustained in a training accident in Australia. RIP.

Beckey Couloir Glacier

Have an awesome week!