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This Week’s Mountain News – February 12-18, 2018

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...
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Avalanche Kills Backcountry Skier Near Jackson Hole Mountain Resort In Wyoming

Jackson Hole, Wyoming - On Saturday, February 17, 2018 a 30-year-old backcountry skier from Utah was killed in an avalanche on Ralphs Slide in...
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Avalanche Kills Mountaineer Near Sinanitsa Hut In Pirin Mountains In Bulgaria

Pirin Mountains, Bulgaria - On Saturday, February 17, 2018 an woman in her 20's was caught, buried, and killed in an avalanche near the...

Black Diamond Presents Wasatch Classics: Skiing The Y Couloir

The Y Couloir is a classic Wasatch ski descent. Right off the highway with a perfect pitch for skiing, it's one of the best...
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Snowmobiler Dies After Avalanche Near Hospital Creek Near Of Golden, British Columbia

Golden, British Columbia - On Friday, February 9, 2018 a 36-year-old man was seriously injured in an avalanche near Hospital Creek northeast of Golden,...
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Avalanche Kills 2 Mountaineers On Grignetta In Lecco, Italy

Grignetta, Italy - On Friday, February 16, 2018 two mountaineers were caught, buried, and killed in an avalanche while ascending the Sasso Incastrato Canale...

Aurelien Ducroz Presents Cham Lines – South Face Of The Dent Du Geant

The 5th season of Cham Lines is here! In the first episode, Aurelien Ducroz teams up with Alex Pittin and Luis Villella to climb...
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Avalanche Kills French Ski Mountaineer On Cime de l’Agnel In Cuneo, Italy

Cime de l'Agnel, Italy - On Thursday, February 15, 2018 a 42-year-old French skier was killed in an avalanche while descending from 2927-meter Cime del...
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Avalanche Kills Russian Skier Near Gulmarg Ski Area In Kashmir, India

Gulmarg, India - On Friday, February 16, 2018 a 30-year-old Russian skier was killed in an avalanche while skiing in the Sheenmai Bowl at...
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SNOTEL Data: The Current Western US Snowpack – SWE % Of Normal – February...

How's your February going so far? We can all agree that it's kind of a weird winter. There's been lots of snow in some...