All, the Dynafit boots need a better look than my brief take so I took my “first-look” down and will do something with more detail in a few days. Meanwhile, apologies for being so busy touring the huge amount of terrain around here (grin). I’ll report back soon with some details about our recent hut trip and more.
|Touring yesterday up near Zillertal. This area has terrific road access because of some ski resorts, but you can tour up past the resorts to a truly vast area of excellent terrain. The initial tours are about 3,000 vertical feet, with as many laps as you care to do.|
We’re headed to the famous and historic Kaiser mountains today. Every time we tour around here, the Kaiser are rising in the distance like a mystic land from some fantasy novel, so it’ll be fun to finally get over there with skis.
It’s a strange thing that I haven’t quite figured out, but I seem to have a lot less time here for writing than I do at home (grin). I guess I’ll make up for it in a few days when I’m back in the office — or in the hotel room at the OR show.
The weather here has been fairly good. Lots of wind so not much good snow, but it’s all skiable so it’s been terrific getting out every day. Good testing of the Dynafit Manaslu skis, that’s for sure. And they do help.
|And of course, calories rule, so here is another installment of “Guess that Pastry.” Also, any takers on the mystery calories at the end of the race video? Come on you guys, I know some of you are experts at this!|
WildSnow.com publisher emeritus and founder Lou (Louis Dawson) has a 50+ years career in climbing, backcountry skiing and ski mountaineering. He was the first person in history to ski down all 54 Colorado 14,000-foot peaks, has authored numerous books about about backcountry skiing, and has skied from the summit of Denali in Alaska, North America’s highest mountain.