(This post sponsored by our publishing partner Cripple Creek Backcountry. They don’t have Erdinger weizen and they don’t yet have an Austrian location, but they do have skis.)
Back to the Tyrol. Nice to be here. I’ll check out the ISSW avalanche conference (Innsbruck) and make a few industry visits, but mostly I’m enjoying friends and that old-country flavor. No skiing this trip, though they do have the lifts spinning on glaciers such as Hintertuxer.
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.