Preseason Austria - Unreal Skiing!
I arrived in Innsbruck, on the 22nd of October and really did not expect to really be skiing until December. With most resorts still not open I have somehow managed to have my best October/November of skiing ever!
The following day after the weather had cleared we travel 1.5 hours to an open resort and had our first resort day riding lifts in 1 metre of fresh pow, people told us there was not enough base to do what we were doing but we did not care...
Just a few days later we had another fun day at the same resort sessioning some windlip jumps
After all the powder was gone I had a couple days in the park, here is one of those days...
And when the weather is no good for skiing I have been out on my bike, it's awesome for trail riding here!
Recently we got even more snow, so we had another epic pow day with great people.
I had a slightly close call on the last run of that day but managed to ski out fast enough to avoid any incident...
That snow seemed to stick around for ages, this is shredding the same snow from the same snowfall almost a week later at a different resort!
The next day Joi Hoffmann, Michi Trojer, David Pitchmann, Arthur Ökostron and I returned to same resort and climbed a peak to take more advantage of the long lasting pow! Below is a nice little edit of that day by Joi Hoffmann, filmed by myself and Joi.
For the last few days I have been just shredding around on nice, dry, hard, "chalky" snow - but I love this type of snow!
As I sit here in my room in Innsbruck with the bad weather outside I do believe it is snowing up high! So here is to hoping for as much fun in December and the rest of the season as I have just had in November!