Wednesday, March 19, 2003
America's premier festival of mountain, adventure, cultural and environmental film and video will stage its largest festival ever over Memorial Day weekend.
Tuesday, March 18, 2003
Resorts see up to 23 inches in 48 hours with no signs of it letting up.
Monday, March 17, 2003
Ron Gregg, founder and President of Outdoor
Research, was killed in an avalanche skiing with
friends in the Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park in the British Columbia
Tuesday, January 21, 2003
Craig Kelly, 36, who retired from one of the most successful competitive careers in snowboarding history to follow his heart into the backcountry, was killed in an avalanche Monday near Revelstoke in the Canadian Rockies.
Tuesday, October 1, 2002
Swedish adventurer Göran Kropp was killed yesterday when he fell while rock climbing at Frenchman Coulee, a popular climbing area near Vantage, Washington, 135 miles southeast of Seattle.
Tuesday, September 24, 2002
Ed Hommer was killed yesterday on 14,411-foot Mount Rainier when he was hit by a falling rock. Hommer was training for his second attempt to become the first double amputee to reach the summit of Mount Everest.
Tuesday, August 13, 2002
Monday, August 12, 2002
Renowned climber and photographer Galen Rowell was killed Sunday morning in
a plane crash near the Bishop, California airport.
Wednesday, June 19, 2002
Three Anchorage-area brothers have died on Alaska's 17,400-foot Mount Foraker. The bodies were discovered Monday evening by park service rangers after base camp personnel became alarmed at reports of avalanche activity in the area where the three were climbing.
Friday, May 31, 2002
The past four days have seen tragic climbing accidents on Oregon's Mount
Hood and Washington's Mount Rainier, two of the most popular of the Cascade
Tuesday, March 12, 2002
World super G ski racing champion Daron Rahlves was injured Tuesday in a freeskiing accident at Squaw Valley, where the Chevy Truck U.S. Alpine Championships will open later this week.
Wednesday, January 16, 2002
Pakistan's Federal Minister for Tourism Colonel S.K Tressler announced a 50% reduction in peak fee royalties for mountaineering expeditions in 2002.
The announcement comes at a time when the tourism industry has been beleaguered in the wake of the the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Wednesday, October 31, 2001
Super G World Champion Régine Cavagnoud died Wednesday morning at the Innsbruck University Hospital of head injuries sustained Monday morning in a violent collision with a German ski trainer.
Thursday, September 13, 2001
More than a thousand
emails were received in the weeks following our announcement in late August that indeed we were back.
Thursday, September 13, 2001
Direct Focus, Inc. (Nasdaq:DFXI), a marketing company for fitness and healthy lifestyle products with a direct business model, announced today that it was the successful bidder to acquire substantially all of the assets of Schwinn/GT's fitness equipment division.
Monday, September 11, 2001
Austrian ski superstar Hermann Maier is reportedly making excellent progress after he suffered severe injuries following a motorcycle accident.
Monday, August 20, 2001
MountainZone.com, the site that introduced a generation of mountain sports enthusiasts to a completely new way of getting news, interviews and authentic information, is still cranking.