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!
Let’s take a look at this week’s mountain news:
- Mount Baker Forced To lose Due To Avalanche Danger After 155 Inches Of Snow In 10 Days – TetonGravity.com – It’s been snowy in Washington.
- Iconic ‘Panoramic Du Mont Blanc’ Cable Cars Destroyed By Ice/Wind – UnofficialNetworks.com – Wild story from the Mont Blanc Massif.
- Two Skiers Die After Falling Hundreds Of Meters In Couloir du Chapeau In French Alps – MountainJourney.com – Sad news from France.
- Abel Palmer Made Small Mistake and Was Buried in Entire Season’s Snowpack – Westword.com – Interesting report from from CO’s first avalanche fatality.
- Tomek Mackiewicz Perishes on Nanga Parbat Following Heroic Rescue Attempt – TheAdventureBlog.BlogSpot.com – One saved and one perished despite heroic rescue from K2 climbers.
- Avalanche Kills Mountaineer On Mount Ara In Armenia – MountainJourney.com – Sad news from Armenia.
- Telluride Ski Resort Joins Vail Resorts Epic Pass In 2018-19 Winter Season – SummitDaily.com – Tellride goes Epic.
- Snowbird Founder/Powder Skiing Revolutionary, Ted Johnson Dead At Age 91 – UnofficialNetworks.com – RIP.
- Elizabeth Hawley, Tireless Chronicler of Himalayan Climbing, Has Died – Adventure-Journal.com – RIP.
Did we miss any backcountry news? Tell us in the comments below. Have an awesome week!