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!

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Where Will You Explore This Week?
  • What’s Going On At K2? – – Seth Morrison got cut from K2. So did Andy Mahre. What’s going on with K2?
  • The Sin Of Sponsorship – American Alpine Institute Blog – A recent blog written by Scott Semple has raised questions about athlete sponsorships. What do you think?

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