A CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING TECHNIQUE GUIDE DON’T BE AFRAID… IT’S ONLY SNOW! It occurred to me about halfway down the hill, when I realised I was no longer in control, that everything truly useful I know about driving, surfing, climbing, white-water, …Continue reading →
I hadn’t intended looking for partisans when I set out. After all, by the end of spring 1945 they were all unemployed and probably heartily sick of the sight of these hills and forests. What I did find though, was …Continue reading →
OK, enough of the training, it’s time to go for a proper trip before the snow melts! That was my reasoning on Friday night, snug and warm at home with a mug of cocoa handy. The ridge from Pustevny to …Continue reading →
Have you ever seen the graceful ease with which a skier seems to float over the snow? Snow which threatens to swallow up the casual hiker, trapping legs, concealing potholes and filling the boots of the unwary? Have you, like …Continue reading →
As some people around certain parts of Europe have pointed out, it has been snowing recently. Following last year’s ‘Most Useless Winter On Record’, I vowed to learn a thing or two about cross-country skiing so that I can enjoy …Continue reading →
STUFF I WAS WORKING TOO HARD TO WRITE ABOUT AT THE TIME PART 1 A favourite past-time around here, so I’ve noticed, is cross-country skiing. I decided to take it up last year whilst out for a walk with Our …Continue reading →
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