Soelden World Cup Prep

The FIS Ski World Cup Opening weekend is the 25th and 26th of October in Soelden, Austria. The race takes place high up on the Rettenbach Glacier (3250m).  The official Soelden website is reporting a snow depth of 29cms on the glacier at 3000m.  Soelden Live Webcam shows a 360 degree sweep of the current conditions. In … Continue reading Soelden World Cup Prep

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The poor misunderstood snowplough…

When dishing out cool the poor misunderstood snowplough (wedge) is so many degrees above freezing it has melted into a puddle of water. It certainly isn't the glamour puss of the ski world. It gets very little press. It doesn't thrill like a powder turn on the front cover of a magazine, or the high speed carve of a GS turn during a World Cup race, it is … Continue reading The poor misunderstood snowplough…