No Brakes! Skier Falls Through Ice

If there was ever any question that skiing on thin ice is a bad idea, this should clarify the issue.

This Russian skier had a close call while skiing on Lake Baikal in Siberia. Luckily, he makes a hasty escape thanks to his buddy (but not without getting soaked). Imagine trying to swim in skis. Yikes!

Eric Lemke

Eric is a contributing writer based in Bozeman, MT. An avid climber, mountain biker, backpacker, and snowboarder, he earned his degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota - Duluth. When not living the GearJunkie life, he can be found exploring the Montana backcountry.

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