Author Archives: Irian van Helfteren

About Irian van Helfteren

Professional freerider, Sport teacher, Staatlicher Snowboardlehrer, Snowboardführer (sn guide) and Photographer.

Georgien trip report

  Georgien freeriding tripreport

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Mountain Lodge Tour

After a very good trip to Georgien (Photos & story are coming) it was also nice to be back home in beautiful Vorarlberg. This was the mountain Lodge tour.

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Mondspitze & biketour

Today we made a bike tour at the soutern side of the valley Yesterday we went splitboarding at the nothern side of the valley. Next week I will guide a group in Georgien, exploring & freeriding, see camps Bas Elhorst … Continue reading

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JOY

With my photos I share some moments of joy…              

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Beautiful atmosphere

No words needed…. One week with cold temperatures, perfect touring conditions. Still places left at the Mountain lodge tour Vorarlberg. See Camps.      

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TV show

Next two days I will ride with RTL4, dutch TV program, and I’ll coach a dutch freerider to ride Freeride competitions and ride a Freeride World Qualifier with him. Soon You’ll see me on TV 😉 Last week I’ve been … Continue reading

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Crazy winter

One day the mountains are covert in the deepest pow and two days later they are covered in ice. It is not always easy to find the best powder. But after 15 years of exploring, training, education and lots of … Continue reading

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what a freerider needs

What makes me love freeriding so much? It is cruising the endless untracked open powder fields, big powder sprays, steep and technical lines, silence and beauty at the top of a mountain, exploring new areas, and sharing the fun with … Continue reading

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10 days of meditation

This month my girlfriend and I did a meditation course called Vipassana. In total silence we were only concentrated on ourselfs, 10 days, 10 hours a day. No phone or other distraction, men and women separated. I hear you thinking: … Continue reading

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Tschaggunser Mittagspitze

Skitour Tschaggunser Mittagspitze 40 meters before we reached the top of the  Tschaggunser Mittagspitze we were standing before a steep wall of snow and rocks. In the middle of the wall a Capricorn was watching us for at least 5 … Continue reading

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