Land of the Falling Snow
Published in The Gentleman's Journal on March/April, 2016
IF YOU HAVE ever gingerly made your way down the busy, icy run into the village at the end of the day, or been forced to weave between rocks during an early-season getaway, you will have glimpsed a universal truth of skiing: the more snow, the better.
For beginners – and anyone else who is likely to fall over fairly regularly – it offers a soft landing. For the more experienced skier (and indeed snowboarder), it offers something more. Yes, skiing in deep, fresh powder is the most fun you can have with a pair of long johns on.