Learn to Telemark. Do’s and dont’s on day 1.
A few assumptions at the beginning: You already have your Telemark equipment with you, you have skied before and you are on the mountain ready to take your first steps on telemark. This is going to be awesome and you did the right thing. First of all: take your time. This should take anything from […]
How to go skiing in Georgia?
Here is how: Fly into Tiblisi or Kutaisi Rent a car with good ground clearance and 4 wheel drive (we rented through www.cars4rent.ge , they have great used cars and great customer service!) Find yourself an accommodation (The less you are in Gudauri, the emptier it gets, www.booking.com or www.airbnb.com) Consider going with a local […]
If you move away from secured slopes you want to bring some safety equipment. Here are some thoughts: Beacon: Do not go for the cheapest option. You will hopefully never use it but if you do, you will be very happy to have spend 30 bucks extra for good quality. The more expensive beacons typically […]
Good gloves go a long way in a cold environment. All gloves will eventually be worn out, so does is make sense to spend >100 moneys on mittens? In my opinion yes. Good gloves hold up longer than cheap ones and during that time they give you a much nicer experience in the snow. So […]
Ortovox avabag freerider 22 review
I am using the Ortovox Free Rider 22 Avabag since the beginning of 2017 and here are my thoughts after roughly 40 days skiing with it: The best part about this backpack is its fit. It wont move around on your back while you jump around in the powder. The wide Strap around your waist […]
Winter at its best
We had a fantastic time going skiing in Japan. See for yourself!
How to go skiing in Japan (Hokkaido)
Best snow in the world? Nipple deep powder? Ridiculous amounts of all that? Welcome to Japan. I was just skiing around Hokkaido (the northern island of Japan) and here are my thoughts and ideas: Fly into New Chitose Airport (CTS) Rent a car (Helps being mobile and go where the snow is) make sure your […]
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