Champagne powder, glorious pistes and riding horses in the snow, are just three of the Magnificent 7 reasons to visit Steamboat Ski Resort. And then there's High Noon...Read More
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A challenging 3 days, a split boarder mate who I was last in Siberia with, and another mate in training for Mont Blanc guided along the 4,000m peaks of the Swiss / Italian border.
It really was a varied week of skiing just like the variable snow pack, from sublime powder in La Grave through to hard pack snow on the Gardiole, and then maybe the best ski tour of the season?
It may have been a dry few weeks for new snow in the Alps but there's always somwhere to make fresh track. If you don't believe it, Backcountry Editor, Ken Reeve has the photo evidence...
Faced with a week of Ski Club of GB lessons in Meribel, would Chris be skiing with more demons? Or would monsters in the form of moguls created by the holiday hordes be his biggest challenge?
After making the most of 45cm of fresh powder exploring various trails, runs and inbound off piste, we continued our search for the classic Steamboat Trade Marked Champagne Powder.
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