This Week’s Backcountry News – February 29 – March 6, 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!

Sliver Couloir
The Sliver Couloir
  • Dog Dies In Alaskan Avalanche – SnowBrains – A D2.5, R3 avalanche near Harp Mountain in Alaska killed a dog and dragged a skier about 1000 feet. The skier was uninjured.
Glacier 3000 switzerland
Glacier 3000

What backcountry news did we miss? Tell us in the comments below. Have an awesome week!