The Rescue Artists of the New Avalanche Age

“As the weather grows more erratic, and as the popularity of winter sports nudges skiers and snowboarders further from the crammed routes and into the backcountry, the risks are mounting. Over a four-day period in January 2021, off-piste skiers and snowboarders set off eight avalanches that left eight free-riders dead. “Valais is the center of it all,” Pierre Féraud told me.”

Source: GQ
Published: Jan 20, 2022
Length: 22 minutes (5,526 words)
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