6 rules for the mountains


Steffan Hewitt TV-Bay Magazine
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by Steffan Hewitt
Issue 100 - April 2015

There are many rules (more than 6) to working in the mountains & having just returned from the 75th running of the most famous Downhill Skiing event in the world - The Hahnenkamm in Kitzbuhel, Austria, here are a few essentials!

1. Thermals, sunglasses, sunscreen, hats, jackets, salopettes and lots of socks. Layers, Layers, Layers!

2. At least TWO pairs of gloves with you at all times - when one gets wet you need the others! cameras are difficult with frozen fingers!

3. Crampons. 65 degree slopes can be a tad slippy!

4. Make some extra sandwiches at breakfast - you never know when you'll get food! Steal whatever food you can and if you are near a Red Bull hostility unit - make friends!

5. Good radiator in your hotel room for drying stuff. Don't leave your boots in the car - your feet will NEVER warm up the next day.

6. ...and of course - a Leatherman! Even if it's just for opening a bottle of beer...or schnapps!


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