Chamonix, French for out of your comfort zone / by Natalie Segal

Showing my sister Anna around Chamonix, my winter home, was one of the highlights of my year. She wrote about her experience for Snowsbest.com. See below.

Anna and I traversing the Argentiere Basin in search of steep ski descents. Photo: Linus Meyer

Anna and I traversing the Argentiere Basin in search of steep ski descents. Photo: Linus Meyer

Words by Anna Segal

"Three years ago, when I decided to redirect my ski career from park skiing to the big mountains, I knew that I would be subjecting myself to an extremely steep learning curb. I felt that over the past few years I had done well to acquire new skills in this area, such as ski touring, terrain choice and avalanche awareness.

But then came Chamonix and I realized how little I actually knew and how much more I had to learn."

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