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1June 2021

Q&A: How can I get better at, and learn to love, tree skiing?

I know. Not everyone is at the stage of shouting to anyone who will listen that skiing deep turns in the trees is a near-religious-level-fun experience, and more of it is always better. That might just be me. I remember not loving it, at first. Feeling frustrated, a little overwhelmed, and wishing we[...]

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7May 2021

How do guides see terrain differently than the rest of us?

“Well, yes, maybe, but it depends.” That was the most common response I got from Jeff this winter, as I decided to use extra days off to learn more about how decision-making works in the field. I finally got fit enough to be able to ask an annoying number of questions on[...]

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4May 2021

Q&A: Seriously, what’s better? Cat-skiing or heli-skiing?

Okay, first thing: you’re here. So I think I’m justified in assuming that you’re interested in heli-skiing. But I also know that folks are often considering more than one kind of trip that gets them mechanized access to lots of mind-blowing deep powder skiing. And if you’re the sort of person that[...]

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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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