In 2014, experienced climber Steve Wakeford fell 230 feet while climbing in the French Alps. He was lucky to survive. But less than 18 months later, he was already back in the mountains climbing again. Even he realizes the irony.
You never forget your first time on the slopes: It’s that intimidation of not being able to control your body, the awe of having such a spectacular view of the landscape, those awkward first attempts at the bunny hill.