Skiing and the Pandemic: On Lockdown in Italy’s Dolomites

Skiing and the Pandemic: On Lockdown in Italy’s Dolomites
No one is immune from the coronavirus—not young people, not countries, not ideologies, and certainly not skiers. If you’re a skier, your lifestyle, and perhaps your livelihood, has been upended in recent weeks. In parts of North America, backcountry skiing is still happening, while all the resorts are closed. In much of Europe, that is not the case. People face hefty fines for disobeying their government’s orders to stay home–and that includes not skiing.