In most cases, even publishing the simplest videos takes more time than communicating the same thing with some still photos and a few hundred written words. Even so, video is fun and a valid tool in the communication box. (After all, that’s why they invented moving pictures). Not sure this is ground breaking, but I’m impressed at the effort Backcountry.com put into doing a series of mini-vid reviews for their favorite skis. Below is a WildSnow affiliate sales link of course, gotta pay for that virtual server! But mostly, I was wondering what you guys thought of this style, content and format? Too trivial? Just right? Time waster? Helpful? Let me know. Thanks, Lou
Welcome to Louis (Lou) Dawson's backcountry skiing information opinion website and e magazine. Lou's passion for the past 45 years has been alpinism, climbing, mountaineering and skiing -- along with all manner of outdoor recreation. He has authored numerous books and articles about backcountry skiing
and is well known as the first person to ski down all 54 of Colorado's 14,000-foot peaks, otherwise known as the Fourteeners
! Books and free back country news and information here, and tons of Randonnee rando telemark info.
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