Well I am off to guide for five days at Sol Mountain, a remote lodge in the Southern Monashees. There is no internet available so I won’t blog while I am there. Pity I am beginning to feel addicted to this little blog.
I am looking forward to my first “real” ski tour guiding. Becoming a great guide has always been the end product that I am aiming towards. For years I have gone out and developed my mountain sense, in the aim of becoming a very experienced guide in whom his clients can trust implicitly.
This week at Sol will be a fantastic start to my guiding career. I look forward to taking my clients out and showing them some fantastic mountain days. I know that the snow will be fantastic so it should be easy to give them a fantastic week of backcountry skiing.
It should be interesting to see how I accomplish my ten thousand foot days while guiding, I am imagining 5 am starts, with 4000 feet in by breakfast and then a great day of up to 5000 feet with my clients and then a small evening run to roll the watch over. Sounds easy in theory but it will be harder in practice.
Back in a few days…