Category: Outdoor News

Utah’s backcountry ski community mourns Douglas Green

Gobblers Avalanche 2 (640x480)

Utah saw its first 2016 avalanche fatality on Thursday, January 21st, when 49-year-old Douglas Green perished in a slide on Gobblers Knob. According to the Utah Avalanche Center, Green was skiing with another skier on a south-facing run called White…

New Voilé skis for 2016 at Winter Outdoor Retailer

The Voile Objective Skis

Voilé always has new skis to show off at Outdoor Retailer, and 2016 is no exception. You can bet whatever they churn out from their factory here in Salt Lake will win the company some more Editor’s Choice awards from…

Backcountry BASECAMP kicks off at Solitude

Backcountry bros at the 2015 Backcountry BASECAMP at Smugglers Notch, Vermont. (Photo: Tyler Cohen, Backcountry Magazine)

Backcountry Magazine is traveling around to North American resorts as part of their Backcountry BASECAMP 2016 Tour, and Solitude Mountain Resort is where the fun begins. From Saturday, January 16 through Monday, January 18, the editors of Backcountry Magazine, along…