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Andrew Hamilton Sets New Nolan’s 14 Speed Record In Colorado

Sawatch Mountain Range, Colorado – In June 2017, ultra runner Andrew Hamilton set a new N-S speed record of 53 hours, 42 minutes on Nolan’s 14 in Colorado. Congrats! Nolan’s 14 is an unofficial traverse of roughly 100 miles and approximately 44,000 vertical feet that tags 14 summits …

Loic Thivierge Presents Barre des Ecrins Traverse E-W

In June 2017, Loic Thivierge and Ben Tibbetts made a stunning east-west traverse of the Barre des Ecrins (4102 meters). The duo climbed the couloir de Barre Noire and skied down the north face.. Cool video to watch if you love skiing in the big mountains. Watch Loic …

This Week’s Backcountry News – June 26-July 2, 2017

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! SNOTEL Data: The Current SWE % Of Normal – July 1, 2017 – MountainJourney.com – …

SNOTEL Data: The Current SWE % Of Normal – July 1, 2017

July is here. The solstice has come and gone. Every day we’re getting closer to another winter season. Many people have put summer wax on the skis and transitioned to warm weather sports like hiking, biking, fishing, or rafting. But there are still a few diehards out there. …

G3 Sues Marker Over Kingpin “Patent Infringement”

According to Powder.com, the Marker Kingpin binding has recently been taken off the market  due to a “patent infringement lawsuit brought forth by G3 Genuine Guide Gear Inc.” Marker admitted in court that they had infringed on 1 of 3 patent claims, but the courts will decide if …