With delivery dominating the food, restaurant, and retail industries at the moment, the time-saving trend is gradually infiltrating to ski areas. Pizza delivery has always proliferated, especially in resorts peppered with self-catering accommodation. But ski businesses are branching out to deliver more creative meals, groceries, wines, ski/ride rental equipment, and all the bulky things that are difficult for families to bring such as cribs, cots, strollers, highchairs, and toys.
Between work, skiing, climbing, training and whatever other activities you have on the go, there isn’t much time (and energy) left to go out for a classic date. If you’re like me and your partner also loves all of the above past times, you usually adventure together. But hiking uphill, sweaty and determined to get as many fresh lines in as possible, doesn’t leave much room for romance.
With the sensational ski and snowboard success of Ester Ledecka, the snowsports industry is wondering if this will encourage more people to take up both sports.
Patagonia ambassador Nicholas Wolken spent the past two seasons enjoying what nature had to offer only a train ride away from the town where he grew up. The result is Close to Home. The eight-minute short follows Nicholas and fellow Patagonia ambassador Forrest Shearer as they stay in a family friend’s alpine hut in Fideriser Heuberge and surrender to simplicity. As Nicholas puts it, “In snowboarding, less is more.”
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