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Backcountry Skiing Alone

My friend John Dittli just posted his thoughts on this same subject over at his Blog – it got me thinking, while I was out backcountry skiing alone today… Why would you ski without a …

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Dynafit Eruption and Aurora Down Jacket Review

Isn’t it mandatory these days for Product Reviews to reveal whether or not the reviewer was given products for free? If so, I hereby admit that yes, Dynafit recently sent me a huge box of …

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Mountain Hut Culture

Mountain Huts and the European Mountain Culture Undoubtedly, one of the greatest pleasures of living in the European mountains is the huts. Anyone that follows this site, or our Twitter feed, has seen a trend; …

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Marmolada Avalanche

I write this on the eve of a nightmare experience to process what’s in my head. It’s a difficult decision to share what I have to share, but, I truly believe it’s important, critical even, …

Dolomite Couloirs: The Holzer Couloir

When I first started coming to the Dolomites I kept hearing about all the couloirs. Today I really found out what they are about. Together with Janine, Andreas Irsara, Susie Sutphin and Arnt (last name …

Holzer Couloir

Skiing Couloirs of the Italian Dolomites When I first started coming to the Dolomites I kept hearing about all the couloirs. Today I really found out what they are about. Together with Janine, Andreas Irsara, …

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Lou Dawson Interview

Lou Dawson is a legend in the American ski culture. Primarily known as the first person to ski all 54 of Colorado’s 14,000 foot peaks, he is also a pioneer of backcountry skiing, a leader …

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The Silvretta Tour, part 1

Home. As good as Euro huts are, we still love to be home, and especially home eating a huge, fresh salad. Tomorrow morning’s breakfast will not include dry bread and jam. Those that have been …

Austria’s Silvretta Ski Tour

The Silvretta Tour Home. As good as Euro huts are, we still love to be home, and especially home eating a huge, fresh salad. Tomorrow morning’s breakfast will not include dry bread and jam. Those …

Dolomite Skiing Video

The much feared Internet Video Blackhole sucked Matthias, Janine and I in the other night as we sat working on some website ideas. Before we knew it we had wasted several hours of precious time. …

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Head Case

Can’t wait to get off this piste, so many skiers, all of them staring at me as I am going up while they are all going down. Hurry up before you get creamed. Why is …

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Tour de Sas: A Delightful Spanking

If you enjoy backcountry skiing where you feel as if your being chased, and you are never allowed to stop and rest, I have just the sport for you. Euro ski rando racing. I have …