Category: Ski touring Scotland
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 […]
Hill closed? Can’t ski? Want to walk but its too snowy out there? I give you SNOWSHOEING!!!!!!! New for this winter we can now get you out and about round Alvie estate near Aviemore for a guided snowshoe trek through Caledonian forests, making our own tracks following animal prints. Take a hike! Take a half […]
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
One Day Avalanche Awareness Courses Scotland based on Cairngorm Mountain
Avalanche Awareness for Skiers and Snowboarders This one day introduction is for keen confident skiers looking to make themselves safer skiing off piste. We aim to introduce you to transceiver search techniques, how avalanches are caused and how to spot the signs and safe travel techniques in avalanche terrain. The day […]
A couple of awesome days in them there Chamonix hills
Ski Mountaineering Cairngorm National Park
Great Season So far in the Cairngorms Well it‘s been a great start to the season with some great December snow with lots of quick blasts over the back of the gorms we’ve had the usual private guiding clients and we are now into our ski mountaineering course season with a double helping of groups […]
THE BIG DEBATE! It’s been argued over for years but basically alpine smells and Telemark rocks.