“In the end, to ski is to travel fast and free – free over the untouched snow covered country.” – ” Hans Gmoser (in an article he wrote for the Canadian Alpine Journal)
Hans Gmoser introduced thousands of people to the freedom of skiing during his career in mountaineering. He is honoured as the father of helicopter skiing. His pioneering efforts in ski touring and heli-skiing created an industry that today employs hundreds of guides and thousands of support staff.
Using his gift of communication, Hans was able to ignite a passion for the outdoors in audiences across America.
Read more about this remarkable man who skied with kings and befriended common people here: