So the busy half term period is drawing to a close and the season for skinning up is well and truly on. By this of course, I refer to the wholesome activity of ski touring. Verbier offers almost unparalleled access to some truly world class touring country.
While fun and adventurous, it’s also very physically demanding, and many capable and fit skiers struggle with the rigours of this kind of skiing. The reason being is that a wider variety of muscle groups are engaged compared to Alpine skiing. To put it simply, walking up a hill before you ski down it, is more tiring than getting a lift up to do the same.
Here are some tips to make life a little easier:
Stay safe and happy touring.