When did you loose your virginity? I’ll tell you my story if you’ll tell me yours….
As a young teenager, I didn’t know wild snow was in my future any more than when I’d get married, have kids, or file my first tax return. It was a winter in the mid 196s, the previous summer I’d attended a mountaineering summer camp known as the Ashcrofters near Aspen, Colorado. It was there I learned the rudiments of backpacking and climbing – the tinder that kindled a fire that’s seared my life for more than four decades… read more about this when Lou publishes his memories… stay tuned.
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.