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Australian Developer Buys Saddleback Mountain In Maine

Rangeley, Maine – On Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Majella Group of Australia agreed to purchase Saddleback Mountain in Maine from long time owners Bill and Irene Berry. The private sale was for an undisclosed amount and the goal is to “transform Saddleback into the premier ski resort in …

7 Killed After Tree Hits Gondola Cable In Gulmarg, India

Gulmarg, India – On Sunday, June 25, 2017 seven people were killed in a gondola accident in Gulmarg in Kashmir, India. According to DeccanChronicle.com, the incident occurred when strong winds uprooted a pine tree causing it to hit the gondola cable between towers 7 and 8. This led to one …

Colorado Trail Explorer Project Maps 39,000 Miles Of Trails In Colorado

If you live (or visit) Colorado, you’re going to want to learn more about the Colorado Trail Explorer mapping project. The goal of this project is to provide information ¬†on all of the trails and trailheads in colorful Colorado. As part of Colorado Governor George Hickenlooper’s “Colorado The …

Brits Set New World Records For Fastest 100 Meter In Ski Boots

London, England – In May 2017, Profeet Fulham bootfitters Emma Kirk-Odunubi, 24, and Max Willcocks, 34, decided to have a go at beating the world record for the fastest 100 meter in ski boots. Both Kirk-Odunubi and Willcocks set new world records at the track at Barn Elms …

Black Bear Kills Teen During Trail Race In Alaska

Chugach State Park, Alaska – On Sunday, June 18, 2017 a 16-year-old trail runner was chased and killed by a black bear near the Bird Ridge Trail during the 29th annual Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climb near Mile 100 on the Seward Highway east of Anchorage, Alaska. The …