The Triple Crown Of Hiking

9-Year-Old Completes Triple Crown Of Hiking

On 18 September 2017, 9-year-old Christian "Buddy Backpacker" Thomas finished his section hike of the Continental Divide Trail with his parents Andrea Rego and...
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François D’Haene Sets New Speed Record On John Muir Trail

John Muir Trail - On 17 October 2017, French Ultra Runner François D'Haene, 31, set a new speed record on the John Muir Trail...
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German Mountaineer Claims 1st Summit of Nangpai Gosum II In Himalaya

Nangpai Gosum, Himalaya - At 10:25 AM on October 3, 2017, 25-year-old German mountaineer Jost Kobusch made the 1st ascent of 7296 meter/ 23397...
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Avalanche Kills Skier On Imp Peak In Madison Range In SW Montana (UPDATED)

Madison Range, Montana - On Saturday, October 7, 2017 a backcountry skier was caught, buried, and killed in an avalanche while approaching the North...

Graham Bell Sets World Record For Fastest Towed Speed On Skis

Arjeplog, Sweden - On March 7, 2017 British Olympian Graham Bell put on skis and was towed behind a Jaguar XF Sportbrake driven by...
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Brazilian Fernanda Maciel Sets New Female Speed Record On Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro, Tanzania - On September 26, 2017 Brazilian ultra-runner Fernanda Maciel, 37, set a new female speed record on Kilimanjaro. Her round trip time...
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Two Czech Mountaineers Killed On Mont Blanc Massif In Two Separate Accidents In 24...

Mont Blanc Massif - In the span of 24 hours on October 3-4, 2017, two Czech mountaineers died in the Couloir Gouter the Mont...
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NZ Skier Dies After Falling Into Mount Ruapehu Crater Lake In New Zealand

Mount Ruapehu, New Zealand - On Saturday, September 30, 2017 rescuers located the body of a missing skier who had accidentally fallen into the...
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Rock Fall Kills Climber On El Capitan In Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park - On Wednesday, September 28, 2017 a massive chunk of rock fell off of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. Approximately...

Winter Wildlands Alliance Presents Backcountry Film Festival 2017/2018 Teaser

The Winter Wildlands Alliance is back with the 13th annual Backcountry Film Festival. Mark your calendars and buy your tickets because this 90 minute...