Splitboarding and Backcountry Snowboarding Splitboard or Snowboard the Scottish backcountry with G2 Outdoor guides. Let us show you our favourite places and teach you the essential mountain safety skills to get off piste. Traditionally snowboarders have accessed the off piste by snowshoe with snowboard strapped to your back, these days Splitboarding has increased in popularity […]
Winter Skills Courses in Scotland These are aimed at keen summer hill walkers who are looking to develop their skills before heading out in winter. We will spend time on the hill looking at all elements of winter navigation and General Mountain skills, from the use of ice axe and crampons as well as ropes. […]
Winter and Summer Guiding Days in Scotland Make the most of your holiday time and use G2 Outdoors guiding service. Find out about local conditions and the best areas for the level you’re at. We will try to offer helpful advice and guide you on the hill. We’ll probably throw in a little coaching […]
The original form of skiing invented around 300 years ago in the Telemark region of Norway. It was aimed at getting around the forests and valleys, but soon developed into a down hill technique that is still used today.
Back country off-piste skiing and snowboarding
Back Country off-piste Skiing/Boarding Cairngorm Mountain Back country or off piste skiing as it was, is probably the fastest growing area of skiing today. Once thought of as the domain of the extreme ski movie stars and the professional mountaineer. Now with the development of ski equipment and peoples’ skill level, it’s never been easier […]
Ski Touring and Ski Mountaineering in Scotland Ski Touring in Scotland is probably the best way to see the hills in winter. Ski touring or ski mountaineering is a great way to cover long distances rather than on foot. From our base in Aviemore we can explore the surrounding hills in any direction. Escape the crowds on […]