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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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