Jason Franks is Telemark and Nordic (BASI) level 2 Ski Instructor.
He learned to ski with the Royal Marines in Norway in 1994 and since then he has skied and ski-toured widely in the Europe – including Scotland, Scandinavia and the United States. As well as Telemark skiing, and teaching on and off-piste, Jason has extensive experience in ski touring and back-country skiing. He is especially skilled in leading and guiding remote hut-to-hut tours in Norway and Sweden and has experience in crossing wilderness areas such as the Hardangervidda, Jotunheimen and Skarvhimen.
Jason is also a Nordic Ski Leader for the UK military on ski touring expeditions.
From off your face, into the winds of winter, The sun-brown and the summer-gold are blowing; But they shall gleam with spiritual glinter, When paler beauty on your brows falls snowing, And through those snows my looks shall be soft-going.