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British Mountain Guide skis entire length of Norway

8th May 2018 | 0 comments

Have your say… Setting off from Lindesnes in the far south of Norway The essential eating and sleeping kit that Tania carried At Abisko about two thirds of the way on my journey I encountered deep unconsolidated sugar snow which was soul-destroying to try and trailbreak through. It took me two and a half hours to cover 2km and ripped …

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Skiing safely in a group

3rd March 2018 | 0 comments

Alex Parmenter, one of Glenmore Lodge’s instructors, talks about how to ski safely in a group and particularly how to ski in a group when terrain is prone to avalanche. He explains why this is important to the skier off-piste.

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Ben Tibbetts: “A Line In The Snow – Greece”

11th January 2018 | 0 comments

“Skiing in Greece? Really?” was the usual response when we said where we were going. With a desperate lack of snow in the Alps we were looking as far away as Morocco and Nepal for inspiration. We had been told that there was good snow in Greece, but we didn’t quite believe it.

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Deuter

18th December 2017 | 0 comments

From postbags to mountain peaks, Deuter has been creating bags for over 100 years. A market leader in Hiking, Mountaineering, Travel, and Bike packs, Deuter has redefined the rucksack market with its back-system technologies and use of quality materials.

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Scarpa

18th December 2017 | 0 comments

SCARPA, literally the Italian for ‘shoe’. Footwear innovation and tradition share equally deep roots at Scarpa, which today remains a family-owned company with its headquarters and performance footwear manufacturing facilities in the same regions of northern Italy where it all started in 1938.

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Gully climbing

12th December 2017 | 0 comments

The ascent of a gully will often be the first introduction to snow climbing for many mountaineers. By their very nature, gullies tend to take lines provided by natural breaks and seams in the cliffs, and these can often be at a reasonably easy angle. As such, many gullies are in the lower grades of climbing difficulty, and provide an excellent way for novices to start to learn about snow-craft, winter ropework and climbing skills…