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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 […]

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Ski Mountaineering season in Scotland is open!

Yeeehaaaaaaa at last ski mountaineering season is here with the snow gods smiling down on us recently with some huge dumps of snow albeit driven into the scottish mountains horizontally at 500mph which has created huge drifts of snow on North East ish faceing slopes and very little of South West ish faceing slopes! This […]

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TELEMARK – It’s all in the back foot!

Well maybe it’s not all in the back foot but we could just ride around on the front foot all day and call ourselves alpine skiers! It’s a reasonably common mistake that telemarkers make by just riding around on the front foot whilst the back foot just acts as an outrigger at the back making […]

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