Pack, sleep, drink coffee, check route, ski, repeat. That’s how it is to ski as a family.
How can future generations be raised? to practice a sustainable way of ski touring? ORTOVOX asks this question and looks for answers in its latest short film “Ski Local”.
ORTOVOX athlete Adam Werth and his children Lucy and Mac practice the “#SkiLocal lifestyle” in their backyard in the Teton Mountains of Wyoming. And while they’re limited to their surroundings, they have a lot of fun.
“The philosophy of Ski Local is to explore the mountains in your garden in an environmentally friendly way: to be one with nature, to leave only small traces, to plan your tour carefully and to support one another!” Werth wrote.
What does “local ski” really mean? Ask these 12 and 15 year old backcountry enthusiasts. “I love skiing with my family and I love living in Wyoming,” said Lucy Werth in the film.
Photo credit: ORTOVOX
With the help and support of ORTOVOX, Adam Werth is educating a future generation of alpinists. And these little rippers are following in their dad’s footsteps – they’re thrilled to snap up their skins and snacks and leave early to find the best snow.
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