Experiments on the Edge of Control

“The fastest I’ve done is 128km per hour. That’s about 70mph!” “Really? That’s about the same as me!” claimed a youthful American accent, concurring with London. Both a little too loudly for the confines of a crowded gondola. “You need the right slope. One that is steep and then flattens off.” they added, for everyone’sContinue reading “Experiments on the Edge of Control”

Tales from the Back Country. Team Kathy & the Indren Inversion.

Gressoney Back Country Ski Course with Snoworks – Day 5 The Indren Inversion. Sounds like something out of The Big Bang Theory! The gods seemed to be against me this morning. We looked out of the window and saw – nothing! The mist was right down to the bottom of the mountain. Mark decided not toContinue reading “Tales from the Back Country. Team Kathy & the Indren Inversion.”

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.”