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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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This years ski of choice will be the G3 district 100 thanks Mountain Spirit

These beauties are this years ski of choice, having skied on the G3 Tonics for about three years and the zen oxides for two years the districts are the next generation of tonics. The tonics are a great ski for Scotland and are a great all mountain ski they are great on hard scottish windslab […]

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THE BIG DEBATE! It’s been argued over for years but basically alpine smells and Telemark rocks.  

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Telemark tips – The Lead Change

The telemark lead change  https://www.g2outdoor.co.uk/winter-activities/telemark

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Telemark Tips – How long and low do you go?

An Efficient Stance So who knows what is an efficient stance? We’ve no idea either but this is our view on what is efficient. One of the great things about telemark is the fact that we don’t care too much as long as we enjoy it, there are various shaps and forms of telemark out […]

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Another Telemark video cheesy sponsor plug!

Managed to get Nick “Etherbeast” Etheridge back onto his telemark skis eventually and there is still life in the old dog but he did struggle to keep up with Mike! This video was powered by G3, Haglofs, Mountain Spirit, Wigwam and Scarpa https://www.g2outdoor.co.uk/winter-activities

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New Scarpa NTN TX Comp Boots are here!

Possibly the best Telemark boots in the world the NTN TX Comp, I skied all last season on these puppies and we have just been sent through our new ones this year and they have actually improved them! Didn’t think it was possible to improve on perfection!

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Telemark and Ski mountaineering

Well we have broken out the skis for the first time this season with a short tour to the top of Cairngorm to see how the snow build up is getting on and we where pleasantly surprised! We walked to the dog leg on the day lodge poma then skins on all the way to […]

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Telemark Tips – A Telemark Start

Telemark? Is it easy? some people would say it’s a life time of learning, some would say you have to use the positive energy of zen…………………… yeah a load of crap! Like any sport you have to put in the time to get the rewards, some people maybe quicker learners because:- a) they have good […]

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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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