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This Week’s Backcountry News – March 20-26, 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! Watch The Winning Runs From The Freeride World Tour Haines, Alaska 2017 – Mountain Journey …

Rapidgrass Presents ‘I-70 Release Me’ Music Video

Colorado is famous for majestic mountains, legal marijuana, and horrendous traffic. Have you ever been stuck in traffic on I-70 in Colorado? If so, you’re going to enjoy this hilarious, new music video from Golden, Colorado based Rapidgrass. Be sure to rock out to this jam the next …

Trailfoody Review: Your Monthly Subscription To Tasty Trail Snacks

Trailfoody Delivers Healthy & Nutritious Trail Food To Your Door For every backcountry adventure you’re going to need to pack snacks. Snacks provide you with the energy you need for hiking, biking, skiing, paddling, trail running, fishing, climbing, peak bagging, or any other outdoor pursuit. As mountain enthusiasts, we know …

Snowboarder Killed In Avalanche In Gunma Prefecture In Japan

Gunma, Japan – On Wednesday, March 22, 2017 a 31-year-old female snowboarder was killed in an avalanche while riding in the Zodiac backcountry area near the Oguna Hotaka ski resort near Katashina Village in the Gunma Prefecture of Japan. The group of snowboarders had arrived at the resort around …

Gilson Pioneer Snowboard Review

Gear Review: Gilson Pioneer Snowboard Price: $519 Type: All Mountain Board Lengths: 145 | 150 | 155 | 160 | 165 Quick Summary: The Gilson Pioneer shines in the park and as an all-around playful fun ride, but also holds its own on the steeps, bumps, and any other …

Cham Lines Travel – Sella Nevea

In this episode of Cham Lines Travel Aurelien Ducroz and Adrien Coirier go on a road trip to explore the steep skiing, tight couloirs, big terrain, and amazing snow of Sella Nevea in the Julian Alps near the Italian/Slovenia border. When they join up with local guide Enrico …