The Lab

  • Skiing’s Next Big Secret?

    Posted on April 17, 2012 by Jorn Werdelin

    The New York Times ran a piece last winter spilling the beans about the mystical locations for unspoilt out-of-the-world skiing being tracked down by powder seekers over the years.  These hidden gems are not to be spoken of by their location name, but simply called Valley X, Y, … Read More

  • The Adventures Continue

    Posted on January 12, 2012 by Jorn Werdelin

    In my book, it was an ultimate good sign of exciting adventures ahead when the snow finally hit the Alps in late December.  It dumped heaps for days to last for weeks…reminded me of 1999, when there were so much snow a massive avalanche caused casualties and wiped … Read More

  • Winter in the Alps

    Posted on December 22, 2011 by Morten Linde

    Can you believe it?  2011 is already coming to a close.  It has been such an eventful year not only on our own micro level but also on a global scale, yet it has gone like a blink. To round up the year nicely, the ski season has finally … Read More

  • An Elusive Season

    Posted on April 13, 2011 by Jorn Werdelin

    It must have been one of my shortest seasons. While in the beginning Europe showed great promise with cold cold weather and snow in October and November, there was hardly any snow between Christmas and the middle of February. Even then when it did snow it was really too warm … Read More

  • A Renewed Experience

    Posted on January 18, 2011 by Jorn Werdelin

    It was fantastic to see some snow and sparkles in the Swiss Alps after a celebratory Christmas in Denmark – contrary to popular belief, it is not complete darkness throughout winter there but you do get less than 7 hours from sunrise to sunset around winter solstice. While Morten was … Read More

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