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!
- Skier Killed In Avalanche On Kegelkopf In Tyrol, Austria – A Mountain Journey – Sad news from Austria…
- Avalanche Kills 2 Teen Mountain Climbers In Retezat Mountains In Romania – A Mountain Journey – Sad news from Romania…
- 6 Investigated For Manslaughter In Italian Hotel Avalanche – News24.com – Interesting developments in the avalanche in Italy that killed 29 people earlier this winter.
- The Unofficial Pow: FEET of Snow Headed For The Northern Rockies Before Hitting Colorado, New Mexico, and The Wasatch – UnofficialNetworks.com – Pow alert!
- Missing Hiker Found Alive with Girlfriend’s Body After 47 Days Lost In Himalayas – TheInertia.com – An amazing survival story of a hiker who was lost for 47 days in the Himalayas.
- Spectacular Avalanche Rages Down A Turkish Ravine As Stunned Onlooker Captures Earth-Shuddering Force Of Nature From A Hillside Retreat – DailyMail.co.uk – Impressive footage!
- Here Are The National Monuments Being Reviewed Under Trumps Order – LATimes.com – Are these national monuments in trouble?
- Jeremy Jones Testifies In Front Of Congress About Climate Change – TetonGravity.com – Powerful stuff here. Climate change is real.
- Outdoor Recreation Industry, Seeing Role To Protect Public Lands, Boasts $887 Billion Impact – DenverPost.com – The Outdoor Recreation industry is a big part of the US economy. Are you a part of it?
- Patagonia Threatens To Sue White House Over National Monument Order – HuffingtonPost.com – Will Patagonia sue the White House over an executive order? Get the scoop.
- Backcountry Ski Guiding With Aaron Diamond – Voile.com – Always good to see our friend getting some well deserved press.
- New Swiss Season Pass Covers 25 Resorts For $350 – UnofficialNetworks.com – 25 resorts for $350? Not a bad deal at all.
Did we miss any backcountry news? Tell us in the comments below. Have an awesome week!