The Swiss Alps witnessed record snowfall over the 17/18 season, making it one to remember. After three consecutive low snow years, they were hit with a season that is anticipated only once every 75 years. Snowfall reached up to 740cm in places like Engelberg, twice the normal average, making it the most impressive winter since 1999. The WSL Institute of Snow and Alavanche Research SLF […]
This year has been one of the best in the last 10 years with the snow being good and mostly stable through out the winter. It’s provided some great opportunities for some to get out into the backcountry and I’m sure the ski touring will continue all through out spring. The growing number of those prepared to work for the solitude and untracked lines of the backcounrty is awesome. I’m not bagging the ski field experience, especially that of Treble Cone, just stoked for those riders pushing the boundaries and showing that adventurous spirit.