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.
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.
Arct’eryx is set to enter the ski market in autumn/winter 2016 with their new Procline ski touring/mountaineering boot and Voltair avalanche pack. The Procline boots feature a patented two-piece carbon fiber upper cuff system that is able to rotate both vertically (75º) and laterally (23º /12º), which allows greater freedom of movement in the ankle when climbing. They offer agility …
Mammut have introduced a new range of lightweight and technical baselayers in preparation for the autumn/winter season. Described as warm, dry and comfortable, the new ‘Go Intensive’ garments have been designed to allow protection from the elements and are especially suited for activities where high intensity exercise is followed by periods of rest. Made from natural and synthetic fibres, the …