Category: ski mountaineering scotland
Splitboard Courses Scotland
Splitboard courses and guiding available in the Scottish Cairngorms. Come try splitboarding or improve you exploring skills with G2 Outdoor. We provide Introduction and Intermediate weekends as well as bespoke guiding. Typically on a course we would cover: Uphill techniques Transitions to snowboard mode Safe group management Terrain riding strategies Avalanche awareness Navigation Accessing the […]
Early ski season madness!!!
The 2018 season snow has already been and gone (but always comes back). Some of the team managed a night ski in October and some people on Facebook managed one million ski runs that week! Early season skiing and Splitboarding in Scotland is all about riding heather, destroying bases, hopeful desperation and above all “The Craic“. We look back at our […]
Its back! We’ve had a wee dusting up high but have now have snowy mountains again…..will it last, is it slide-able? Probably not but its enough to get us scrambling for dusty skis and boards. We have been running and training these past few weeks to get strong for winter but winter is very sneaky! […]
Ski, Telemark and splitboard Cairngorm
The unholy trinity (ski, telemark, splitboard) Corie Raibert, Cairngorm February 4th 2018 We write this on the first cold wet weekend of the summer and instantly we start dreaming of winter. The 17/18 ski season turned out to be one of the best for snow in years and after the hottest driest […]
Awesome start to 2017/18 winter
Our pre-season training has been paying off and G2 have been out ski touring and split boarding for three weeks now. We’ve been all around the Cairngorms, Monadhlaith mountains and even the wee hills behind the office looking for Pow-town! Already we’ve done more touring that all of last season……..and now its raining ….boo! Once […]
Its that time of year, first the clocks fall back and now its snowing!!! Its only a dusting but time for us to jump around in ski boots, hill run and do lots of squats. Look busy, winter is coming!!! Check out our winter activities page
TELEMARK V’S ALPINE
THE BIG DEBATE! It’s been argued over for years but basically alpine smells and telemark rocks.
Additional Ski Mountaineering courses!!!
Due to demand on courses and good snow conditions we are putting on more ski mountaineering courses:-Introduction to Ski Mountaineering Course14th-15th febAvalanche Awarness Course 22nd febAvalanche Awarness Course 1st MarchIntroduction to Ski Mountaineering Course 7th-8th MarchIntermediate Ski Mountaineering Course 14th-15th March We also do bespoke courses to suit your level and guiding days if you […]
Ski Mountaineering, Avalanche Awarness, Ski Touring Navigation and Ski Technique for Ski mountaineer Courses
Ski mountaineering season is well under way with some good early ish ski and split board tours in the Scottish highlands being had. With good cover down to vehicle level in certain places it’s skins on at the car and away we go without having to walk in for an hour with our skis on […]
G2 Outdoor Telemark freebee clinics and get together are back!!!!
Hopefully this year we will run our freebee telemark clinics for those wanting to progress or be introduced to the best way to slide around on snow, these will run every wednesday from the 14th January depending on the weather!These used to be open for local instructors to the Cairngorm ski area but we are […]