This Week’s Backcountry News – March 27-April 2, 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!

the Caucasus | Pixabay Image
The Caucasus | Pixabay Image
  • Why Russia Gave Up Alaska, America’s Gateway To The Arctic – – 150 years ago, Russia gave up Alaska. Here’s why.
France | Pixabay Image
France | Pixabay Image

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