18 January 2016
Petzl RAD SYSTEM : the indispensable safety kit for skiing on a glacier.
Usually, skiing on glacial terrain is done without tying in. So that each skier always has in his pack the equipment necessary for rescuing a partner, performing an unexpected rappel or crossing a crevasse zone, Petzl has created the RAD SYSTEM. An innovative kit that ensures safety in ski mountaineering, the result of years of research and experimentation. Weighing only 1045 g and occupying less than 4 liters of volume...
13 January 2015
Val de la Clarée is one of the last quiet corners of the French Alps, but it could have been very different. In the 1970's a proposed highway and tunnel threatened to open the valley up to development, but the local farmers and residents protested. Mark Abma, Leo Ahrens, Tony Lamiche and Timothée Theaux visit this quiet valley to live of the grid in a restored chalet for a week of skiing under their own power.