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!
- Former Navy Seal Josh Jespersen Splitboards All Colorado 14ers In Just 6 Months – MountainJourney.com – Congrats to Josh Jespersen!
- Katie Bono Sets Women’s Speed Record On Denali With A Round Trip Time Of 21 Hours, 6 Minutes – MountainJourney.com – Way to go Katie Bono!
- Edmonton Mountaineers Map Northern Rockies In New Adventure Guide – CBC.ca – Going on an adventure in the northern Canadian Rockies? Pick up a copy of A Peakbagger’s Guide to the Canadian Rockies: North.
- Black Bear Kills Teen During Trail Race In Alaska – MountainJourney.com – Tragic news from Alaska…
- G3 Announces “Warranty Repair” Of G3 Ion Binding – Mountain Journey.com – If you ski the G3 Ions, check your gear. Share this one with your friends.
- Brits Set New World Records For Fastest 100 Meter In Ski Boots – MountainJourney.com – Congrats on winning this unique new record! Do you need a pair of Atomic Backland boots?
- Yellowstone Earthquake Swarm Slowing, But Ongoing – Nearly 770 Quakes So Far – BozemanDailyChronicle.com – That’s a lot of earthquakes!
- WATCH: There’s Only One Way To Test If A Cooler Is Bear-Proof and It Costs $500 – UnofficialNetworks.com – Here’s how you know if something is bear proof!
- Federal Government To Lift Endangered Species Protections For Yellowstone Grizzly Bears – BozemanDailyChronicle.com – The Yellowstone Grizzly population is doing well and restrictions have been remove that have been in place since 1975.
- Man Goes Missing In Montana Wilderness – IdahoStateJournal.com – A 21-year-old is missing in the Bob Marshall…
- It’s Nude Hiking Day, But Colorado Officials Are Threatening To Ticket – FoxNews.com – Did you take full advantage of Nude Hiking Day?
- Winter Snow Leads to Summer Earthquakes in California – SnowBrains.com – Interesting.
- Sasha Digiulian and Jon Cardwll Make First Free Ascent Yosemite’s Misty Wall – TetonGravity.com – Congrats! That’s quite a climb.
- Nepal Steps Up To Measure Mount Everest – BBC.com – Over the next 2 years, Nepalese officials will measure Mount Everest true height.
- Wildfire Threatens Utah Ski Town – UnofficialNetworks.com – Is it already wildfire season? Scary stuff.
Did we miss any backcountry news? Tell us in the comments below. Have an awesome week!