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RIP Andreas Fransson & JP Auclair

by Arjen on 30 September 2014

Today we received the tragic news that Andreas Fransson and JP Auclair died in an avalanche in Patagonia, confirmed by media from Chile. They were on an expedition/trip in Patagonia along with Bjarne Salén and David Rönnbäck. The accident took place at the Monte de Cochrane. The avalanche was 700 meters long, reporting Chilean media. They were climbing a couloir when something (no details yet) ripped out above them and they were flushed out the bottom

Andreas Fransson and JP Auclair caught by an avalanche

by Arjen on 30 September 2014

Earlier this evening we received a message from Patagonia that Andreas Fransson and JP Auclair were caught in an avalanche. According to the local press, they are missing. They were on an expedition/trip in Patagonia along with Bjarne Salén and David Rönnbäck. The accident took place at the Monte de Cochrane. The avalanche was 700 meters long, reporting Chilean media. They were climbing a couloir when something (no details yet) ripped out above them and they were flushed out the bottom

The Wise Man - Sculpted in time

by meteomorris on 30 September 2014

‘The Wise Man' is the emotive story of Eddie Hunter's personal connection with Banff National Park and Mt. Norquay, a mountain he has called home his entire life. Born in 1926, the same year Mt. Norquay was established, Eddie has been skiing Banff's first ski resort for over 80 years. Eddie escorts the viewer through Norquay's past and present, sharing the impact the mountains have had in his life and which he proudly passes onto his children.

Shane and the McConkeys

by meteomorris on 25 September 2014

A short documentary about one of the most inspiring skiers ever. It's almost been five years since Shane McConkey died in a ski-BASE jump accident in the Italian Dolomites, but he's still inspiring many, many skiers....

New lift connects Fieberbrunn with Saalbach-Hinterglemm

From winter 15/16

by meteomorris on 24 September 2014

Even more freeride options in Fieberbrunn

When you're a freerider, you know that best lines aren't always found in the biggest resorts. Sometimes, the little gems offer the best freeride experience. But there might be an exception where bigger might be better. It was announced this week that Fieberbrunn will be connected with Saalbach-Hinterglemm. This connection will open a huge potential of north facing slopes.

Forecast

A small indication for winter!

Some snow for the northern Alps

by meteomorris on 22 September 2014

Pitztal this morning

The weather is changing today in western Europe. From around 20 degrees to more autumn-like weather. Let's check out the webcams. The cold front wasn't that strong, but more than enough to drop some snow on the mountains.Expected snowfall till tonight 

My hunt for viking gold

The secret of the scandi's

by EmileHendrix on 22 September 2014

Living in another land, you can not help but notice small differences in everyday life. Much like the small differences between two snowboarders leaving the same teleski. Having seen a few of them before, you can easily tell which one has been working on his technique longer. You can see which one has been, or is now, trying harder.

The Search - Stepping Stones

by Arjen on 18 September 2014

With each era our passion has known, people have pushed the limits of exploration and innovation to new boundaries. Like a snowball thrown over the ledge before a cliff drop, they laid the paths to our Search and sent us in new directions.

A day out with Bruno Compagnet

Le Skieur Authentique

by meteomorris on 17 September 2014

An exclusive look into the life of the Norrøna ambassador Bruno Compagnet. As a pioneer and dominating force in the French freeride scene, winning the first competition ever organized in Europe and landing podiums and first descents for more than a decade, Bruno has led a life unlike most.

Forecast

Snow for the Northern Rockies

Winds from the east

by meteomorris on 12 September 2014

I hope you enjoyed your summer, got some waves or even went down under for an Endless Winter. Countdown has started for a new winter in the Northern hemisphere. “Winter is coming” to the Rockies this week and we even saw the first flakes in Austria. 

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