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.
“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.
Völkl athletes Stian Hagen, Austin Ross and Nadine Wallner ski tour across Norway, traveling via train.
An introduction and reminder of the ski techniques that are an essential part of every backcountry skiers skill set.
A quick look at some of the exercises that you can do to help get your ski legs back after they have been to sleep over summer.
Here Mark looks at additional items you may wish to carry with you in the Scottish hills or further a field on glaciated terrain.
Here Mark is looking at what you should pack for a day out ski-touring in the Scottish hills.
A ski mountaineering team from the UK set out to climb Iran’s highest mountain, Mount Damavand (5610 m). The team is lead by Shirin Shabestari, an Iranian woman now resident in London. As the team ascend the mountain the film examines the pivotal role mountaineering played in Shirin’s upbringing and discover just how much this summit means to her.