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Bloody Couloir, Bloody Mountain, Eastern Sierra, California

Skiing The Bloody Couloir On Bloody Mountain In California’s Eastern Sierra Location: Bloody Couloir, Bloody Mountain, Eastern Sierra, California Starting Point: Laurel Lakes Road – 7300′ Aspect: North Distance: 10.75 miles Time: 6-9 hours Top Elevation: Bloody Mountain – 12,544′ Vertical: 5750′ USGS Maps: Bloody Mountain Guidebook: Backcountry Skiing California’s Eastern Sierra …

Seeking Nirvana 2.2 – Under The Moonlight

Matt Margretts, Riley Leboe, Mike Henituk, Mason Mashon, and Joe Schuster are back in the latest episode of Seeking Nirvana – Under The Moonlight. In this one, the crew heads deep into the mountains of British Columbia to ski amazing lines in mind blowing snow.This looks like so …

SNOTEL Data: The Current Western US Snowpack – May 15, 2017

Are you still skiing and riding in the backcountry? While some resorts are still spinning the chairlifts, there’s also plenty of backcountry terrain that is beckoning to be explored. Amazing to see how many zones are still sitting on well over 100% of SWE. If you’re willing to …

Avalanche Kills Road Worker In Tusheti, Georgia

Tusheti, Georgia – On Sunday, May 15, 2017 a road worker was killed in an avalanche while clearing the road from Pshavi to Omalo in the mountains of the Tusheti region in northeast Georgia. The road from Pshavi to Omalo has been closed for 2 months. Rescuers were …

This Week’s Backcountry News – May 8-14, 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! US Avalanche Deaths Down 55% This Season – UnofficialNetworks.com – Good to see this stat! …

The North Face Presents Of Choss And Lions

Sit back and enjoy this video from The North Face featuring Alex Honnold, Maury Birdwell, Cedar Wright as they venture to Kenya for climbing adventures and unforgettable expeditions. Watch Of Choss And Lions From The North Face: Official Description from YouTube: Published on May 1, 2017 Two of …

GoPro Presents Chuck Patterson Skis Giant Wave At Jaws

We don’t usually post surf videos, but we do when Chuck Patterson decides to don ski boots and skis to ski Pe’Ahi aka Jaws. Super Impressive! Watch Chuck Patterson Ski Jaws: Official Description from YouTube: Published on May 10, 2017 Chuck Patterson takes a different approach, ditches the …

Xavier De Le Rue’s DIY Tour Mission 5: Lofoten

In this episode of Xavier De Le Rue’s DIY Tour he heads to Norway to ski couloirs on the Lofoten Peninsula in Norway. Watch Xavier De le Rue’s DIY Tour: Lofoten Where will Xavier De le Rue’s DIY Tour go next? #redbull Watch More Xavier De Le Rue …

Pinner Couloir, Laurel Mountain, Eastern Sierra, California

Skiing The Pinner Couloir On Laurel Mountain In California’s Eastern Sierra Location: Pinner Couloir, Laurel Mountain, Eastern Sierra, California Starting Point: Convict Lake Marina – 7580′ Aspect: SE Distance: 7.5 miles Time: 5 to 8 hours Top Elevation: Laurel Mountain – 11,818′ Vertical: 4150′ USGS Maps: Bloody Mountain, Convict Lake Guidebook: …

GoPro Awards Presents Skier Falls Into Crevasse

When Jamie Mullner falls in a crevasse while skiing, he catches the entire scary series of events on camera. Luckily he was ok and captured some incredible footage. Definitely worth watching. Please be careful if you’re skiing on glaciers and maybe carry a radio. It seems to come in …