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G3 Announces “Warranty Repair” Of G3 Ion Binding

In June 2017, Genuine Guide Gear, aka G3, posted a Service Announcement on GenuineGuideGear.com for an Ion Warranty Repair. Visit GenuineGuideGear.com to learn more about this warranty repair, to find out if your bindings are affected, and to fill out a repair form. Please check your ski touring bindings …

Kayak Guide Dies In Yellowstone Lake During Rescue Attempt

Yellowstone Lake, Yellowstone National Park – On Wednesday, June 14, 2017 a kayak guide died while trying to rescue a 62-year-old client who had capsized in the West Thumb area of Yellowstone Lake in Yellowstone National Park. The guided group consisted of 3 guides and 9 tourists. The …

Alex Honnold Free Solos Yosemite’s El Capitan In Under 4 Hours

Yosemite National Park – On Saturday, June 3, 2017 professional rock climber Alex Honnold, 31, free soloed the iconic granite wall known as El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. Honnold completed the 2,900′ climb without ropes or safety equipment in just 3 hours, 56 minutes. Honnold started to …

Avalanche Kills Mountaineer On Grossglockner In Austria

Grossglockner, Austria – On Saturday, June 3, 2017 a 31-year-old mountaineer was killed in an early morning avalanche while climbing the Aschenbrennerroute on the north face of the Grossglockner in Austria. The victim and his climbing partner began their climb at 4am. At 5am they passed a group of 4 …

Kilian Jornet Summits Everest Twice In A Week

Mount Everest – Earlier this week, Kilian Jornet climbed Mount Everest in  26 hours without supplemental oxygen or fixed ropes. After a few days of rest, he decided to climb Mount Everest again. According to Kilian Jornet’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, Jornet successfully summited Everest for the 2nd time this week …