Following a heavy dump of snow, the excitement in a resort builds and the favourite battle cry of most able bodied skiers can be heard throughout the town. ‘Powder day’. On such days, a feverish lust to hunt out every virginal patch of snow on the mountain takes hold, and rightly so. Exhaustion and fatigue are shelved and the frigid cold is forgotten as we are lost in hot pursuit of adrenaline.However with the mind temporarily maddened with pleasure, we are often understandably careless with our well-being. Here are a few tips to stay healthy and safe in the powder.
Enjoy the powder and stay safe.