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First fall of the season

Dan takes his fall of the season

  I’m never ready for a fall, especially the first fall of the season. But it happened on my first day, skiing down between the bumps and the ice, and then bam! It happened so quickly. I went down hard on my left side with my arm tucked in tight against my body—the impact was […]

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The Power of Powder

Skiers leave their mark on the powder slopes of Val-d'Isère, France. PHOTO BY DAN EGAN

At the core of every winter morning, even before the coffee is poured, the possibility of fresh tracks is the motivation for most skiers and riders. A pristine powder slope sparkling with snow diamonds is a vision that is hard to forget. That same slope with arcing tracks on it tells the world that we […]

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eBook

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  I’d like to recommend one of the best ski instruction ebook I’ve come across: “Learn to Ski” by Martin Hekelman, a dedicated ski instructor and a long-time friend.  Marty’s passion for ski technique is unmatched.  He is an innovator and was been pushing boundaries of ski teaching for decades and now has the best […]

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Always snow in Val D Isere

Join Dan in Val D Isere

Join Dan Egan in Val D Isere for the adventure of a life time.  Espace Killy is one of the classic locations in the world with over 121 lifts between Val D Isere and Tignes there is always an place to escape to or a chute to ski.  Dan started skiing Val D Isere in […]

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2012 Val D’Isère Camp

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VAL D’ISERE, FRANCE March 24– 31, 2012 Adventure Guided Skiing and Avalanche Awareness Join Dan Egan and avalanche expert Henry Schniewind for some off-piste skiing on the steeps and in the couloirs of this massive French ski resort! An epic ski vacation with top guides for your skiing safety and enjoyment. TRIP INCLUDES: 7 nights […]

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