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2April 2021

How will they talk about you?

We were browsing photos with a family friend recently, and came upon this gem of Rudi’s dad Oskar: In the world of the How it started / How it’s going meme, this is such a trip. It’s not just the same stature, same chin, same shoes. Though yup: check, check and[...]

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30March 2021

Q&A: What’s in Jeff’s gear closet?

Oh, so many things. “Closet” in this case is most of a room in our house, but also a catch-all for the clusters and piles, bins and racks and shelves and whatever is hanging out in the entry way, or drying out in front of the wood stove. He keeps his stuff[...]

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26February 2021

How to attempt to stay warm at 10,000 feet

“Well, that doesn’t look like an igloo.” No, it sure didn’t. But it was all they had. It was in the first days of January, and a strong temperature inversion meant it was a face-numbing -30C under grey skies in the valley bottom, while being only -1 or -2 in the sun[...]

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23February 2021

Q&A: What’s a simple way to improve my powder skiing?

We’re not ski instructors or coaches, but we know without a doubt that the better prepared you are on your equipment and for the conditions (whether that’s your technique or your fitness), the more fulfilling and amazing the experience of heli-skiing will be. We want that. Fewer limits. More send. Bigger[...]

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