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7 Killed After Tree Hits Gondola Cable In Gulmarg, India

Gulmarg, India – On Sunday, June 25, 2017 seven people were killed in a gondola accident in Gulmarg in Kashmir, India. According to DeccanChronicle.com, the incident occurred when strong winds uprooted a pine tree causing it to hit the gondola cable between towers 7 and 8. This led to one …

This Week’s Backcountry News – June 19-25, 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! Former Navy Seal Josh Jespersen Splitboards All Colorado 14ers In Just 6 Months – MountainJourney.com …

IFMGA Guide Mark Smiley Presents Upgrading Crappy Climbing Anchors

Knowing how to build climbing anchors is an essential skill for mountaineers. In this short video, IFMGA Guide Mark Smiley gives a quick run down on how to upgrade crappy climbing anchors to ensure that you’re safe in the mountains. Watch Upgrading Crappy Climbing Anchors with IFMGA Mountain …

RapidGrass Presents Happy Trails Music Video

Rapidgrass, the band that wrote a ballad about Colorado I-70, is back with a music video called Happy Trails. This one features trail running and stunning mountain scenery. Rapidgrass’s new album will be released on Saturday, June 24, 2017 in Idaho Springs, Colorado at the Clear Creek RapidGrass …

Brits Set New World Records For Fastest 100 Meter In Ski Boots

London, England – In May 2017, Profeet Fulham bootfitters Emma Kirk-Odunubi, 24, and Max Willcocks, 34, decided to have a go at beating the world record for the fastest 100 meter in ski boots. Both Kirk-Odunubi and Willcocks set new world records at the track at Barn Elms …