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Snippets - Headlines from the world of the outdoors

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Snippets is where we highlight breaking news from the outdoors, aggregating content from media providers around the world in headlines. The content on this page will change daily, and even hourly, as new stories break.

22nd January:

Gigi Wu: 'Bikini hiker' dies on solo Taiwan climb despite search efforts: 

A Taiwanese hiker known for posting bikini clad photos from mountain summits has died after falling into a ravine during a solo trek.

bikini hiker

More on this story from BBC News here

This new bike trail will connect 8 European countries

The Trans Dinarica provides a corridor to cities, remote mountain villages, and ancient traditions.

The Trans Dinarica, a new cross-border cycling route, presently connects Slovenia, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. The route’s final goal—as the biking network’s organizers are quick to point out—is to traverse all eight countries in the Western Balkans and eventually encompass Montenegro, Albania, Kosovo, Serbia, and Macedonia.

More on this story from National Geographic here


Ski Mountaineering World Cup 2019 gets off to a blazing start at Bischofshofen in Austria

Bischofshofen in Austria hosted the first stage of the Ski Mountaineering World Cup. 2019.Robert Antonioli and Marianne Fatton won the Sprint race, while the Individual race was won by Michele Boscacci and Axelle Mollaret.

ski mountaineering

Photo ISMF

More on this story from Planet Mountain here