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Col de Porte Training #8
Last training session with the SNC before the spring break. We worked again on gainage and balance. Still need to improve coordination.
Col de Porte Nordic Training #7
On this, the 7th training session we were focussed on balance and upper body with our coach Etienne as you can see in the video below.
Training Day 6
We were focussed on balance with a number of exercises to get weight forward on the push phase as well as some skate 1 balance practice such as pushing twice on the glide ski and trying to make the gl
Col de Porte Training #5
The day was spent practicing hill climbing on the ramp near the Biathlon circuit as well as balance practice on the descents (skiing on one ski as far as possible).
Today we were practicing hill climbing and some more telemark turns on the descent.
Training Day #3
Third week of training with the SNC. Today we were focussed on transitioning from v1 to v2 and back again. I was trying longer poles, I've gone up from 155 to 162.
Col de Porte: Training Day 2
Second weekend of training with the SNC.
Fresh snow at the Col de Porte
Skating in fresh powder seems to be a regular thing this January and it is character building to say the least.
Pravouta Ski - Bike
Return to Pravouta by bike. I found skiable snow below the village of le Baure and depths rapidly increased. The big issue was visibility with a real pea souper.
Cime de la Jasse, north couloirs
From le Pleynet, climb the ski trail to the combe du Pra. Climb the bowl to the south to the col du Pra via the easiest couloir. The cime de la Jasse is 50 meters to the west.
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