Did you hear?... Evgeny Krivosheitsev wins first Ice Climbing World Championship

Evgeny Krivosheitsev, 32, of the Ukraine, has won the first Ice Climbing World Championship.

Evgeny Krivosheitsev, 32, of the Ukraine, has won the first Ice Climbing World Championship, which took place recently in Pitztal, Austria. Krivosheitsev also won the world cup competition last year.


Outdoor: Did you hear?...

>> Chasing rumors once again. No, Any Mountain -- a chain of specialty outdoor/snow sport stores in Northern California -- is not going out of business, and no, Marmot has not invested in Any Mountain. Here is what we do know. A little over a month ago, Bud Hoffman, owner of Any ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?…

For the week of Jan. 11-17 >> On Jan. 13, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission recalled Flow International's 2004 Flow MK Series Snowboard Bindings. The company is voluntarily cooperating with the recall of about 6,000 units, which were sold in snowboard shops nationwide ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?…

For the week of March 1-7 >> Outdoor Retailer has postponed its OutdoorPreview event -- a pre-show buying forum for apparel manufacturers and retailers -- scheduled for June 7-9 in Chicago until further notice. As we reported on Nov. 29, 2004 (See SNEWS® story: "Outdoor Retailer ...read more

Did you hear?... World's first marathon at the South Pole

Do you have an over-developed yearning for over-the-top adventures? Don't mind the cold? Like long distances? Then maybe you're a candidate for the world's first marathon at the South Pole. Organizers have scheduled the race in January, during the South Pole's summer, when the ...read more

Outdoor: Did you hear?…

For the week of March 29-April 4 >> For the second year in a row, the SIA.06 SnowSports Show is officially sold out, according to SnowSports Industries America (SIA). To date, more than 320,000 square feet has been sold with exhibitors on tap to showcase more than 750 brands at ...read more

Kayland Athletes Score Podium Finishes in Ice Climbing World Cup

Kayland athlete Evgeny Krivosheitsev achieved a spectacular first place finish in the Ice Climbing World Cup in Busteni, Romania, reaching the top of the course in only 6:45, 40seconds faster than the second place finisher, Bendler, and over 3 minutes faster than thethird place ...read more

Did you hear?... Several editors from Climbing join Rock & Ice and Trail Runner magazines

As we predicted, several editors from Climbing have jumped ship to join new owner Duane Raleigh at his new publishing venture that includes Rock & Ice and Trail Runner magazines. Tyler Stableford joins up as editor of Rock & Ice. Stableford served as Photo & Equipment Editor of ...read more

LOWA to Sponsor Ouray Ice Festival Speed Climbing Competition

LOWA Boots has announced that they will sponsor the Hari Berger Speed Climbing Competition at the 2013 Ouray Ice Festival to honor the legendary climber who won three Ice Climbing World Championships while wearing LOWA boots. Berger was an all around champion competition ice ...read more

Outdoor: Did You Hear?...

>> Eagle Creek is launching the Pro-Photographer Program at Outdoor Retailer Winter Market in Salt Lake City in an effort to broaden its collection of travel images. Photographers who participate will be provided with Eagle Creek gear to use during their travels and a "gallery" ...read more