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Ski Mountaineering Skills with Andrew McLean: Couloirs

In this episode, Andrew McLean lives up to his moniker of “Straight Chuter” and explains the best methods for going up and coming back down couloirs.

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Backcountry Magazine seeks film and webisode proposals for fall 2017 launch

Jeffersonville, Vt. (for immediate release) – On the heels of the successful launch of BASECAMP TV, an instructional, online video series, Backcountry Magazine is seeking proposals for film projects, … [Read More...]

2017 Apparel Guide: Timeless and Trending Gloves

It can be hard to keep up with the latest outerwear trends. From fit to functionality, puffies, baselayers and hardshells undergo small design tweaks every year and we are here to help you parse out … [Read More...]

Alpenglow Mountain Festival 2017: A snowy winter brings more backcountry events and the Telluride Mountain Film Festival

From February 18 through 26, the fourth annual Alpenglow Mountain Festival, hosted by Alpenglow Sports, will take place in Tahoe City, Calif. The festival is host to touring clinics, AIARE avalanche … [Read More...]

Four snowboarders die in Tignes, France avalanche

TIGNES, FRANCE Four snowboarders were killed Monday, February 13 after being caught in an avalanche that was triggered out-of-bounds near the Tignes resort boundary in Southern France’s Rhône Alps. … [Read More...]

Colorado and Utah Avalanche Centers to launch “Go Before You Go” campaign

Building on the success of their “Know Before You Go” avalanche safety campaign, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) and Utah Avalanche Center (UAC) announced today a new backcountry … [Read More...]

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2017 Apparel Guide: Timeless and Trending Helmets

It can be hard to keep up with the latest outerwear trends. From fit to functionality, puffies, baselayers and hardshells undergo small design tweaks every year and we are here to help you parse out … [Read More...]

Dirty Laundry: How to rid dirt, grime and other funk from your layers

  Leaning against the car for a round of tailgate après beers, you realize your pants are completely covered in mud. And your baselayers stink. And your down jacket is matted. What to do? For … [Read More...]

2017 Apparel Guide: Timeless and Trending Baselayers

It can be hard to keep up with the latest outerwear trends. From fit to functionality, puffies, baselayers and hardshells undergo small design tweaks every year and we are here to help you parse out … [Read More...]

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