Lessons from Chamonix: Jeremy Benson Learns European Steeps
Your skis may get trashed. You will be sidestepping down 45-degree rocks and side slipping through rock chokes that are narrower than your skis. The less you care about your recently sharpened edges, the more fun you will have. If you’re that concerned about ruining your new skis, demo a pair when you get to Europe—that way you can avoid the airline’s excess baggage fees too.