Controlled Avalanche in B.C…

Thought I’d put up this footage of a controlled avalanche in B.C, Canada.  Shows the insane power of these things and a good reminder that the places we play should always be respected and never taken for granted… [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=TjAjWyLowXo] […]

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No More Cold Hands…

…When using the phone up the mountains.  Found these ‘Touch Gloves’ for €5.  I tried some Nike (I think) ones on in Footlocker in Grenoble a couple of weeks back which were €15. Hopefully cam-phone photos should be better, messages should have less spelling mistakes & I’ll stop dialling incorrect numbers, as my fingers wont […]

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Repair Broken Binding Before Breaking Face…

You would presume in a valley where there are 4 ski resorts and at least 40 ski/snowboard shops along a 15km stretch of road that would be a fairly straight forward task.  What’s that they say about presumption? It involved lots of driving, quite a bit of talking, plenty of shrugging, two coffees, a beer, a […]

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First Post! Snowkite Masters…missed it

Drove up to Col du Lautaret with a snowboard in the back & the DSLR in a bag, for the final day of the French Snowkite Championships (or so I thought);  Another sunny day in The High Alps so thought it would be an opportunity to get some good shots.  Didn’t realise the comp finished yesterday..doh!  Anyway […]

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