By NATHAN BORCHELT
First off, you’ll be able to file the following sentence under “problems worth having.” But making your first run of the ski season with a cat-ski operation can make for a dicey proposition. Not because of the conditions or the guides—everything was top notch. Everything, that is, save my unconditioned legs. Trail run and bike all you want during the off season, but nothing can prep you for that first run of the season, especially when you’re skiing off piste and have embarrassingly little confidence in your skills.