Double post day today. Thanks Louie for the Garibaldi TR, and here is a brief Italian Dolomite glimpse from Lisa and I.
Refugio Fanes looked like this when we got there. Snow conditions up here are not Nelson Canada, and it recently rained a bunch lower down. But the ski tour planned for tomorrow looks to be fun no matter what.
Some of Dynafit's new skis appear to be in the game changer category. Teaser. More tomorrow.
Dynafit pulled out all the stops this year for their annual “FAM,” or what they call their “press event.” We’re up in the Dolomite at what has to be the most deluxe “hut” I’ve ever seen in the Alps, and by now I’ve seen a few. This is really what I’d call a “berg hotel” not a hut. A bunch of private rooms, dining rooms, dedicated and nicely designed ski and boot storage. All almost too clean. You have to look at their website. Fanes Hutte.
Route to Fanes Hutte is a skippy skin up about 800 vertical meters of snowcat track. In many other places you'd be hating that, but not in the middle of the Dolomite! This place really does take my breath away. The cliffs are everywhere and they're huge, and quite beautiful as the rock is much more featured than that of granite walls.
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