Tales from the Back Country. A Better Bettolina Bassa!

Gressoney Backcountry Ski Course with Snoworks – Day 4 We were so lucky today and got a perfect weather window for a second descent of the remote Bettolina Bassa. Our bus ride to the meeting point at Gressoney la Trinité had been in dense fog but as we rose from St Anna to the top ofContinue reading “Tales from the Back Country. A Better Bettolina Bassa!”

Tales from the Back Country. Euan, ‘Eurika’ and Eagles.

Gressoney Back Country Ski Course with Snoworks – Day 3 I managed not to cock up the porridge this morning and the tactic of putting grated cheese in the pups’ food seemed to get us over the hand feeding issue! The pups saw us off with a look of resignation rather than reproach, but weContinue reading “Tales from the Back Country. Euan, ‘Eurika’ and Eagles.”

Tales from the Back Country. “Don’t miss the turn or you’ll go over a cliff.”

Gressoney Back Country Ski Course with Snoworks – Day 2 The day started with another porridge catastrophe – I found a piece of semi-cooked blue dishcloth in me breakfast. Blearghhh! The dogs KNOW. They have got upset about us leaving them and although we are tight on time, having to walk them and get ourselvesContinue reading “Tales from the Back Country. “Don’t miss the turn or you’ll go over a cliff.””

Gressoney Back Country Ski Course with Snoworks

Tales from the Back Country – Day 1 “You will need skis at least 100mm underfoot” said Snoworks’ chief instructor Nick Quinn at our welcome meeting. We must be the jammiest off piste skiers in the world. A week ago, thin lines of white piste wound through grass and the black run needed a bitContinue reading “Gressoney Back Country Ski Course with Snoworks”