January and for most of February the weather in the Alps had been dry, dry, and dry. (At least until the last couple of weeks) So climbers and riders including Xavier de le Rue got after it. As a prelude … Continue reading
Let me share with you the curious, entertaining and embarrassing circumstances surrounding an avalanche when religion got schooled in a simple law of physics: what goes down must come up.
Wow!! Ski extreme by two virtuosos: Anselme Baud and Patrick Vallençant. I hope you take a few minutes to enjoy Baud and Vallençant gettin’ after it on May 31, 1977. On that sunny morning the pair skied the Arete de … Continue reading