Lightning ski tour around Gael Charn. Surprisingly sparse snow cover. That being said, we had the skis on for 95% of the day, even if alot of the descent was on heather! Some good drifts in places allowed some good turns!Read more "Ski Tour"
Spent sunday working with Glencoe Ski club on Meall a bhuridh looking at winter skills – we toured the hill looking at the snow pack and practicing using ice axes, moving on snow and emergency rope use. Fresh snow fell during the day, along with lots of wind blown snow. Excellent cover at the moment […]Read more "Glencoe Ski Club Winter Skills"
Had a good week ski-ing in Val d’Isere – great snow and weather for most of the week. We managed a few short off-piste tours and even had out climbing-skins on. ? (L to R: Andrew descending the Charvet Valley; Skinning up from the top of the Montet lift)Read more "Alpine Touring"
Myself and Rich Cook had a fantasic day threading the linkable patches to the decent cover on the mighty Ben Macdui. Everybody and their dog were out with loads of tourers making the pilgrimage to the summit. This was a case of enjoying the rare conditions and making the most of it. Must remember to […]Read more "Linkable Patches!"