In the guide course that I, Pär, took this fall I got to know a lot of people with very interesting ideas for projects in the world of biking – from managers of downhill teams, leaders of kids XC-teams, jump and BMX-competitors and more. One of the participants, Rámon, has a project to make instructional videos on YouTube. Of course we wanted to invite him to ride with us one day and last Saturday, a superb sunny winter day, he showed up with his friend Dani.
It was for sure an early start for them, we had to make it up to altitude before the snow started melting so we would be able to ride over the snow fields with ease. For me, being from the north of Sweden and Fèlix having worked many years as a mountain guide and snowboard professional are well used to snow and riding on snow. But for Ràmon and Dani, grown and raised just outside of Barcelona, this was their first time riding on snow.