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BLBCA SEEKS THE ULTIMATE BACKCOUNTRY PURIST
Thursday, 08 November 2012
Backcountry Purist Contest

British Columbia, Canada – The Backcountry Lodges of British Columbia Association (BLBCA) is pleased to announce the second annual Backcountry Purist Contest.

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Fifth-Annual Barn Bash and Backcountry Film Festival - Friday November 2, 2012
Wednesday, 24 October 2012
2012 Barn Bash and Backcountry Film Festival

Join us on Friday, November 2, 2012 for the fifth-annual Barn Bash and Backcountry Film Festival at the Boyden Farm in Cambridge, Vermont. Presented by Backcountry Magazine and Winter Wildlands Alliance. Doors open at 6PM. Proceeds benefit the Cambridge Rotary Winter Wellness Days.

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Celebrate the Season with the 8th Annual Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival
Thursday, 18 October 2012
2012 Backcountry Film Festival

Boise, ID—Winter is upon us and once again the Winter Wildlands Alliance Backcountry Film Festival is answering the call.  Wax those skis, tune those boards and gather your friends!

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Avalanche Claims Three Near Grenoble, France
Tuesday, 07 December 2010

Last weekend, three men perished in an avalanche in the Chartreuse Mountains near Grenoble. France.

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Dendrite Studios "Out of the Shadows" Now Available for 'Pay What You Want' Rate
Saturday, 20 November 2010

WHISTLER, BC - "Out of the Shadows," The International FreeSki Film Festival's Best Big Mountain Movie of 2010 is now available for a spectacular 'pay what you want' rate at Dendrite Studios' brand new web store.

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Forest Service Further Protects Snodgrass Mountain
Tuesday, 07 September 2010
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Crested Butte has always been a town that holds on to its resources dearly...

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Fredrik Ericsson Presumed Dead on K2
Friday, 06 August 2010
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The Swedish ski mountaineer Fredrik Ericsson fell more than 3,000 feet today while climbing K2's infamous Bottleneck...

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Dangerous Conditions Impede Ericsson's K2 Ski
Sunday, 01 August 2010
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Fredrik Ericsson, the Swedish ski mountaineer determined to ski down K2 (8611m), had his most recent attempts at the summit impeded by dangerous conditions...

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On Quest to Ski the Big 3, Ericsson Arrives at K2 Base Camp
Tuesday, 29 June 2010
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Swedish ski adventurer Fredrik Ericsson, who has his sights set on being the first person to ski down the world’s three highest peaks, has just reached base camp on K2...

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Skier Sets Sights on Sultan Lango
Wednesday, 23 June 2010
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Jonathan Mingle and his partners are preparing for a journey to Zanskar, India, where they hope to make the first ski descent of Sultan Lango (5827m) and coordinate a humanitarian project in the area.

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Two Measures Help Protect Salt Lake Backcountry
Saturday, 19 June 2010
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Good news on two fronts means that the canyons of Salt Lake will remain safe and open to the public for backcountry skiing and other activities at least a little longer.

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Freeskier Arne Backstrom Dies in Peruvian Cordillera
Tuesday, 15 June 2010
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On June 3, 2010, the freeskiing world lost one of its finest up-and-coming athletes, Arne Backstrom, at the age of 29.

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