Days off skiing the Toula glacier on the Italian side of Mont Blanc. We get fresh tracks from top to bottom. Here’s a short video showing the descent. Read More
Chris finds the goods again on this weeks Backcountry intro course. An awesome ski tour today to the classic La Flegere Backcountry.
Avalanche forecast: Here’s a link to the Chamonix avalanche forecast produced by Meteo France. It’s in French but has some good graphics to get the message across. This avalanche forecast is also posted around the Chamonix valley at all of the main lift stations. A great tip: Look at the avalanche risk on the danger scale and see how it links up to the specific hazards. Example. (very simplified) Avalanche danger … Read More
Check out our 3-day introduction to ski touring course.
Our next course will be held the weekend if the 3rd 4th and 5th of March with Chris Fecher K2/Mountain Hardwear pro freeskier and founder of Tinderbox ski school.
Experience one of the most rewarding aspects of off-piste skiing and learn the… Read More
First day out on a recent Ski Touring Intro course, run over three days we started off at La Tour with a day skiing great powder snow. A quick walk up the Autannes ridge to access some great snow.
Getting ready for the first run
More ski touring this week:
Le Tour – ‘Col Des Autannes’ 2777m to the summit of ‘Pointe Des Berons’ 2954m – Traverse ‘Autannes’ ridge to ‘Les Grand Autannes’ 2679m. – 750m ascent
Return… Read More
Ski touring La Flegere – ‘Col De Beugeant’ 2807m to ‘Col De L’Encrenaz’ 2579m – 700m ascent.
The recent stable snow and weather conditions have been perfect for getting out ski touring. On Friday this week… Read More
Autumn training has been lots of fun if a bit on the cold side, just as we got down to Cornwall the air temp seemed to start slowly dropping. The water temp is still really warm, so i’ve been out on my surf board as much as possible. Its great cross training for skiing although probably working the shoulders more than the legs, it does strengthen the back and core which is equally as important… Read More
I’ve added a couple of new features to our ‘PLAY’ page. Two ski review’s, one on the K2 Coomback and one on the Hardside. I have a couple more reviews on the way from Dalbello in the next few days, on the Virus touring boot and the Krypton Pro. Read More
Just in case you couldn’t make it to the ski show this year I thought I’d post an image of our lovely Tinderbox Ski School stand. Profeet used a couple of ski images of Chris for their stand display this year, here’s a couple of images showing photo’s taken of Chris out in Chamonix last spring.