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 that we think you’d like to know about. Enjoy!
Here’s what happened in the mountains this week:
- Bodies Of 3 Climbers Still Roped Together Found On Miage Glacier On Mont Blanc – MountainJourney.com – Wild find on Mont Blanc.
- Arcteryx Issues Recall Of Procline Ski Mountaineering Boots – MountainJourney.com – Tell your friends. Be safe out there.
- Drone Illegally Buzzes Grizzly Bears In Grand Teton Park – BozemanDailyChronicle.com – Don’t use your drone to mess with wildlife. Not cool.
- 5 Climbers Killed In Tragic Fall While Roped Together in Zillertal Alps In Austria – MountainJourney.com – Sad news from Austria.
- Three Mountaineers Killed On Presanella In Ademello Brenta Park In Italy – MountainJourney.com – Sad news from Italy.
- Andrew Harris Becomes 1st Person With Down Syndrome To Summit The Grand Teton – MountainJourney.com – Congrats to Andrew Harris! Super cool.
- Whistler Blackcomb Drops The Official Trailer For Magnetic – A Whistler Blackcomb Movie – MountainJourney.com – Who’s ready for winter?
- The Best Adventure Photography Of 2016 – OutsideOnline.com – These photos will make you jealous.
- Ben Nevis Is Completely Snow Free For The 1st Time In Over A Decade – MountainJourney.com – First time since 2006.
- New Mont Blanc Kit Requirements To Be Enforced – MountainJourney.com – Heading up Mont Blanc? You’ll need to carry the proper kit or face the consequences.
- Young Woman Dies Outside of Aspen While Hiking To Hot Springs – UnofficialNetworks.com – Sad news from CO.
- Two Aspen Locals Found Dead At Base Of 14,137′ Capitol Peak In Colorado – MountainJourney.com – Another 14er fatality…
- Rocky Mountain National Park Volunteer, 73, Dies In Fall – DenverPost.com – Sad news from RMNP.
- 8 Missing After Massive Landslide Strikes Piz Cengalo In Switzerland (UPDATED) – MountainJourney.com – Crazy landslide in the Bregaglia range in the Alps this week.
- Alyeska Resort Pushes Back Opening Date By Three Weeks | Will Other Ski Resorts Follow Suit? – UnofficialNetworks.com – Thoughts?
- Missing Teenager Survives 11 Days Alone In Tennessee Wilderness – SnowBrains.com – Could you survive 11 days in Tennessee?
- Deer Valley Resort Acquired By New Aspen Affiliate/KSL Partners Resort Group – MountainJourney.com – Another ski resort acquisition.
- Watch: Man Turns Around Bear With Vicious Man Grunt – MountainJourney.com – Glad to see this worked, but I’ll stick with bear spray. Wild.
- Interior to Recommend Shrinking National Monuments – Adventure-Journal.com – Well this is no good at all.
- Playing Up: Snowshoeing Is One Of The Fastest Growing Sports – Stuff.co.nz – Heading to New Zealand? Don’t forget your snowshoes.
Did we miss any backcountry news? Tell us in the comments below. Have an awesome week!