DuVine’s Backcountry Aspen Ski Tour With World Champion Chris Davenport
By Everett Potter
The safest place in the mountains this winter is not on a groomed ski slope but in the backcountry, socially distanced and far from other skiers. So DuVine Cycling + Adventure Co., a Boston-based luxury travel company best known for its bike tours through Italy and France, has pivoted with the pandemic and come up with an Aspen Ski Tour led by two-time World Champion skier Chris Davenport.
DuVine is seasoned enough to know that there is a world of difference between a groomed ski slope and the backcountry of the Rocky Mountains. Choosing a route, choosing the right equipment, learning to ski in deep powder and preparing for the possibility of avalanches are all part of the drill once you head way out of bounds in these mountains …