53: Aspen's Cocaine problem, Goggles for Docs & Courchevel

This week Jim and Iain go searching for good news in our post-COVID world find out about Aspen's cocaine problem and how Timberline is on the up.
There's interviews with Alex from Courchevel and Mark from Disability Snowsport UK and we discover yet another Ski Club of Great Britain CEO has resigned. 
Show Notes
In Alpe d’Huez, they are using ESF uniforms to make facemasks (https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.chaletline.co.uk/blog/2020/04/alpe-dhuez-instructors-create-masks-from-esf-uniforms/&sa=D&usd=2&usg=AOvVaw3JYZBBAzvfSbRtNU6OGr6S) for frontline staff
More face masks (https://www.google.com/url?q=https://upnorthlive.com/news/local/changing-things-up-brothers-use-businesses-to-help-hospitals-across-state-country&sa=D&usd=2&usg=AOvVaw3yslHsPW0i3xc8cp1BVSYO) has being made in ski as businesses pivot their production
Find out more about the Goggles for Docs (https://www.google.com/url?q=https://gogglesfordocs.com/&sa=D&usd=2&usg=AOvVaw3N0s8lOvtSgdVQ1BkGlau0) project
Mt Baldy opened (https://www.j2ski.com/ski-chat-forum/posts/list/0/19363.page) for skiing last week, with social distancing in place
Just in case you haven’t seen the homemade ski lift in a garden (https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.facebook.com/skipedia/videos/355442455412891&sa=D&usd=2&usg=AOvVaw0GvIF_9O5S1ujBseZv7OIB) yet
Zermatt has been projecting onto the Matterhorn (https://www.matterhornchalets.com/2020/04/07/the-matterhorn-a-symbol-of-hope/) to show their solidarity
Zermatt has also been in the news for other reasons (https://www.google.com/url?q=https://twitter.com/skipedia/status/1247549719993356289&sa=D&usd=2&usg=AOvVaw2JMSwHmBsW43nAD38funEP)
The CEO of the Ski Club CEO has resigned. Listen to our look at their travils in Episode 44 (https://theskipodcast.com/podcast/episode-44-gstaad-verbier-and-your-dream-ski-job/)
Jason Auslander tells us about the cocaine problem in Aspen
You can listen to our interview with Jason about ski thief Derek Johnson in Episode 52 (https://theskipodcast.com/podcast/episode-52-aspen-ski-thief-graham-bell-andermatt/)
We first covered the problems in Timberline in Episode 38 (https://theskipodcast.com/podcast/episode-38-blind-skiing-iceland-val-disere-the-timberline-story/)
Our competition winner is GJ Harvey
Pablo Rodriguez asked about Scotland, where Iain hopes to ski next winter and Spain (we mentioned Baqueira in Episode 49 (https://theskipodcast.com/podcast/episode-49-towed-by-a-tesla-french-pyrenees-the-rise-of-bansko/) )
Jim interviewed Mark from Disability Snowsport UK (https://www.disabilitysnowsport.org.uk/)
Iain interviewed Alex Irwin about his ‘150 days of Winter (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrYz48gTOY_l542GySjWVcA) ’ project
Thanks for all the reviews from Daniel King (https://www.google.com/url?q=https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id%3D100004928853967%26comment_id%3DY29tbWVudDoyMzE1MTcxMTM1NDU3MDIyXzIzMTU2NDM1MDIwNzY0NTI%253D&sa=D&usd=2&usg=AOvVaw0fxiz7lr5bqVznRzkNNDxM) , Paul Gilpin and Leon, as well as ‘wsirhc’ on Snowheads
 with the rest of the world 
In the meantime, Dick Yates Smith has a different Covid message:
An exclusive interview with Dave Ryding – we’ll be finding out about life behind the scenes and how his barrista training is going!