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.”

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”

How to Improve Your Skiing IMMEASURABLY!

Previously, we discussed why it is that “With Great Powder Comes Great Responsibility.” I also mentioned that the prospect of skiing down seven Chilean volcanoes was how we discovered our tried-and-trusted way to get into the back country safely. A side-effect of all this was that our skiing improved IMMEASURABLY! So pull up a pew and IContinue reading “How to Improve Your Skiing IMMEASURABLY!”