Quantcast

Category: News

Backcountry Skier Partially Buried In Hatcher Pass Avalanche

Human Triggered Avalanche Buries Skier Up To His Chest On Friday, November 6, 2015, a backcountry skier triggered an avalanche on Hatch Peak near Hatcher Pass north of Anchorage, Alaska. The skier was subsequently buried up to his chest. There is limited information about the incident posted on the Hatcher …

Two Hunters Caught In 300′ Avalanche In Montana’s Bridger Range

First Avalanche of The 2015/2016 Season In Montana The first avalanche incident of the 2015/2016 season was reported on Thursday, November 5, 2015 by the Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center. The incident happened near Sacagawea Bowl in the Bridger Range north of Bozeman, Montana. At approximately 6:50 AM, two …

Explosive Device Found At Steamboat Ski Area

FBI Is Investigating An Explosive Device Found Near A Chair Lift Line In Steamboat, Colorado According to SteamboatToday.com, the FBI and the Routt County Sheriff’s Office are seeking the individual responsible for placing an explosive device at Steamboat Ski Area in Steamboat Springs, Colorado. The explosive device was …

SNOTEL Data: The Current Western US Snowpack – November 2, 2015

Winter is coming. The storms are starting to roll in with regular frequency. The mountains are turning white and the snow line is creeping lower almost daily. Resorts are blowing snow and starting to open. Some folks are starting to make turns in the backcountry. It’s time to …

13 FEET of Snow Forecast For Mount Rainier

Forecast: Mount Rainier – 162 in, Mount Baker – 70 in. The NOAA forecast for Mount Rainier is calling for 164 inches of snow by Monday. That’s over 13 FEET of snow at the upper elevations of 14,411′ Mount Rainier. The forecast calls for 65 MPH winds and temps …

Powderwhore Calls it Quits

The End Of An Era In Ski Films: GoodBye Powderwhore If you’re a fan of backcountry skiing, you know Powderwhore. It’s sad to hear that after nearly a decade, the crew is calling it quits. Powderwhore Productions will always live on in their backcountry ski films though. In …

Climber Dies While Free Soloing In Boulder

Free-Solo Climber Falls And Dies On Boulder’s Flatirons On September 27, 2015 the body of Angus Moloney, 22, was found on a hiking trail near the Flatirons in Boulder, Colorado. According to Outside Online, Moloney was free-soloing the Fifth Pinnacle above the Gregory Canyon Trail. Moloney fell and did not …