Arctic Turns

Fresh from his adventures in Alaska, Ski and Board’s heliskiing fanatic Andreas Hofer finds himself making tracks on another challenging frozen canvas. This time it’s Greenland. MANY YEARS AGO on a flight to Vancouver (following my passion for what else but heli-skiing), I remember looking down from my window seat and seeing Greenland for the first time. A vast expanse of ice, endless, seemingly uninhabitable, and bright, almost fluorescent, it looked like a useless extension of the North American continent. Little did I know that this fossil glacier was politically a part of Denmark, and was actually inhabited by Europe’s last true aborigines – the Greenland Inuit, bone age people, who survived the adversities of this cold paradise for the last few thousand years by hunting whale, seal, reindeer and musk… Continue Reading