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!
- Smith Recalls Quantum Helmets Due To Risk Of Head Injury – MountainJourney.com – Heads up. Tell your friends and family about this ski helmet recall.
- Warren Miller Presents Line Of Descent Official Trailer – MountainJourney.com – The latest Warren Miller trailer dropped this week. Check it out!
- Doctors Explain How Hiking Actually Changes Our Brains – IRelease.org – Take a hike. It’s good for you.
- Australia Sees Deepest Snowpack in 17 Years After 47″ Storm – Snowbrains.com – Who wishes they were in Australia right now?
- Chuck Odette Climbs 5.14a First Ascent at 61 – Climbing.com – Will you be doing this at 61?
- Grizzly Attacks Hunter South Of Ennis – ExploreBigSky.com – Watch out for the grizz this fall. Yikes!
- 2018 Editor’s Choice Awards: Touring Skis – BackcountryMagazine.com – What’s your ski of choice this winter?
- Adam Ondra Conquers ‘World’s Hardest Climb’ In Norway – CNN.com – Ondra is crushing it. Congrats!
- Hungarian Mountaineer In Fatal Fall Couloir du Gouter – Chamonix.net – Sad news from Mont Blanc…
Did we miss any backcountry news? Tell us in the comments below. Have an awesome week!