Hunter Thompson watch: I’ve been interested to see if the Hunter Thompson worship would tone down and realism set in. Michael Conniff, a self proclaimed liberal columnist and radio host here in the Aspen area, frequently comes up with well-thought views. (defunct link removed 2015). He is not impressed.
And on a lighter note, check out this column about fist fights on the slopes, by Roger Marolt, one of my favorite local writers. Man oh man… I guess ski areas can be kinda dangerous…but not because of cliffs…better go backcountry skiing or bring your brass knuckles if you decide to “hit” the resort!
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.