A statement of intent for 2011! (Update)

So it’s that time of the year to have a look back at and properly assess how well (or otherwise) I did with my profound and quite ambitious ‘Statement of intent for 2011’!

At the start of the year I boldly lay down a list of adventurous challenges and travel hopes that I intended to tackle throughout the last twelve months of 2011, by putting these ambitions down in print so to speak I was hopeful that I would be beholden to the whole idea.

So how did I do? ……… Continue reading “A statement of intent for 2011! (Update)”

A Ski Adventure to The Italian Alps – Data Results.

Back in February this year I was lucky enough to spend a sublime week skiing amongst The Italian Alps in the beautiful Livigno Valley (see earlier post): http://wp.me/pPdIP-vT

Continue reading “A Ski Adventure to The Italian Alps – Data Results.”

A Ski Adventure to The Italian Alps

The Italian Alps.

After a near two-hour flight into Innsbruck plus a further four hours on a transfer coach travelling through the Austrian hinterland and then on through Switzerland, we eventually exited the Tunnel ‘Munt La Schera’ and entered our country of destination – Italy! Continue reading “A Ski Adventure to The Italian Alps”

A Ski Adventure to The Italian Alps…the (Kit List Check)!

Ski Kit Check-list.

With less than one week to go until I fly out to Italy all the usual doubts and fears have began to surface around such a venture. I hope to travel safely, to come back in one piece – having avoided any major injuries – I hope everyone will be OK at home while I’m away. I also hope for good snow and good weather conditions in the mountains for my week there, for good trails and pistes and that I perform well while skiing down them. I hope that the accommodation I chose will be close enough to the slopes and be clean and quiet. Most of all though I hope my training has left me fit enough to ski for around eight hours a day, for six days, back to back. Continue reading “A Ski Adventure to The Italian Alps…the (Kit List Check)!”