Aasgard by Coopskis hand crafted by Ben Sidor. They have arrived fresh off the press literally 6pm, 7th March 2017 across the Pacific from Montana to Furano. Let’s get them mounted, cut the skins and get them ready for tomorrow, my last ski day in Japan this season. Weeks of planning, logistics and labour … More Aasgard: Ski Review
I first read about skiing in Iceland in the late 2000s in a ski magazine article on heliskiing. The images I saw were so eye catching – alpine treeless white slopes, powder spray and tugged in the upper corner of the shot was the sea / fjord. At the time I was only skiing the … More Spring Skiing in Iceland
Heli skiing 9 May with Artic Heli and Acadia Mountain Guides somewhere near Dalvik… The snow line had receded in a record low snowfall season, and we were in search of some snow fun. The only option was to go high. According to the Troll of the Troll Peninsula, it had never been quite like … More Skid to Ski
A wild card entry from Iceland, and a break from Japow. Filmed on 7 May 2017, this was our first day ski touring in Siglufjordor on the Troll peninsula in the northern tip of Iceland with Acadia Mountain Guides .
It was mid February and the weather was still a little up and down. We have been waiting for a large enough dump to cover the wind packed base and a thick enough soft layer to settle on. What we got in reality were sprinkles of snow less than 10cm at a time. The only place … More The Only Way Is Up