USSMA Coach Joe Howdyshell tells how to start the ski touring season strong
We’ve all been there: halfway up the skin track on day one of ski touring season, breath chugging, heart beating like butterfly wings, legs screaming ‘really? You want me to go up there?!’. Call it the warm-up tour, the dusting of the cobwebs, whatever you will, it’s rarely fun.
But, what if that day didn’t need to happen? What if you could just come out the ski touring start gate skinning like you were born for it?
Turns out, with a little bit of early season time and effort, you could do just that.