Snowing in the Alps, Upcoming Events & Latest Travel News

Snowing in the Alps, Upcoming Events & Latest Travel News

Travel to Alpine destinations, at the time of this writing, is uncertain to say the least. It seems to be limited to France and Italy if you want to avoid quarantines, lockdowns and direct hints of further immanent restrictions in the very near future. That’s a...
Ski & Film Pioneer Dan Egan in the UK

Ski & Film Pioneer Dan Egan in the UK

My good friend, screamin’ – extreme skiing – Dan Egan will be in the UK on tour for his new book: 30 Years in a White Haze. Events include Monday October 25th in Manchester and Wednesday October 27th in London. I met Dan in high school in Boston, USA...
WET SNOW AVALANCHES put into perspective

WET SNOW AVALANCHES put into perspective

Very few avalanche deaths or accidents occur in wet snow conditions. “So we don’t need to worry about wet snow avalanches at all?” you may well ask. The answer is “Yes we do”!! The tricky thing seems to be that even though there are more...
NOTHING HAPPENS… most of the time

NOTHING HAPPENS… most of the time

ORTOVOX Free Touring Image The number of avalanche accidents, injuries and deaths last season went far beyond the averages for France, Switzerland and the USA. For these countries, it was one of their worst seasons in 50 years. Other countries are likely to report...