Lou Headed Over the Pond

Post by WildSnow.com blogger | February 17, 2012      

Just wanted to let you esteemed WildSnowers know I’m on my way to Munich, then to Turin, Italy where I’m planning on giving a presentation as well as checking out some huts and backcountry skiing. Will spend about a week in Italy, then head back up to Austria. Will do a sort of a running travelog of the trip — always something amusing when you head for the old country.

In Aspen airport at the moment. Good weather (more drought, dang), fairly mellow for a place that can get heinously crowded and hectic. Flying from here to Chicago, then the big jet to Munich.


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7 Responses to “Lou Headed Over the Pond”

  1. skian February 17th, 2012 2:00 pm

    Safe travels Lou, was just in Europe and the snow in most places is awesome. Eat it up! including the dried meats.

  2. Joe February 18th, 2012 12:06 am

    Cheers Lou! Hope the hop skip and a jump went smooth. Can’t wait to hear/see/read all about it. Oh and bring some snow back stateside would ya?

  3. George February 18th, 2012 8:16 am

    Gebyk und wiessbier fotos bitte.

  4. LarryB February 18th, 2012 3:53 pm

    Over the Pond?? My God, Lou, how old are you? Over the pond is a WW I (that’s World War ONE) term. I bet a lot of old doughboys are smiling in their graves.

  5. Rob Coppolillo February 18th, 2012 8:47 pm

    Bon voyage, Lou! If you get through La Thuile, Italy, pop into “OnlySki” rental shop or Ornella and introduce yourself. Great folks and old, old friends of mine. They’ll take care of you. They were the third shop in Italy to sell Patagonia stuff and they also have a Mexican restaurant in the village. Really fun family. Hope you get super turns and stay healthy. RC

  6. Lou February 19th, 2012 12:48 pm

    Larry, I guess I’m going, retro? Or, come to think of it, that’s an old term too! (grin)

  7. Robert Deeley February 1st, 2014 6:18 am

    Hello~I am looking for a good ski mountaineering store in and around Turin ~ Any suggestions?

    As an aside, any Turin bound backcountry skiers would love the bookstore la Libreria la Montagna, via Paolo Sacchi, 28 (street on the right side of the central rail station Porto Nuovo!

    Thanks for any help~

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