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This intensive day of CPD will primarily focus on the skills and leadership for Mountain Snowsport Leaders (BSL) and is relevant and valid for Leaders qualified through the new and previous pathways.
The day will also be relevant and beneficial to trained Mountain Snowsport Leader candidates looking to refresh and develop their skills and gain further learning from a peer group.
Based from Glenmore Lodge we intend to make use of the snow conditions on Cairngorm.
What better way to revalidate your qualification, spending the day skiing or boarding with other like minded individuals.
All qualified snowsports coaches, leaders and instructors are required to attend regular continuing professional development (CPD) training after they qualify to revalidate their qualification and remain licensed and insured to operate
Should be a holder of:
SSS Mountain Snowsports leader, UKSS Mountain Snowsports Leader, or have undertaken the Performance/Leadership training of this award.
Undertake a ski or board touring journey to update and discuss the trends and current practices within backcountry snowsport leadership.
|Date17/01/24||Cost (with accommodation)£155.00||Cost (no accommodation)£95.00||Places|
|Need a different date? Call 01479 861 256 to arrange your own date, or email [email protected]|
Personal Equipment (* Starred Items are available to borrow from GL Stores)
Skis with touring bindings, skins and ski crampons
Ski Poles – ideally fixed length.
Ski Mountaineering Boots – for example Scarpa Maestrale or Maestrale RS
Helmet – Optional.
Ski Touring Rucksack 30 – 40 litre – Ideally with a dedicated Avalanche Safety pocket.
*Ice Axe 45cm– for example Petzl Snowracer
Boot Crampons – compatible with ski/touring boots. Lightweight or Steel, suitable for extended use in Scotland
*Avalanche Transceiver – for example Pieps DSP Sport or Pro
*3m Probe and Shovel
Waterproof Ski Trousers
Mid Layers – Fleece or synthetic
Soft Shell or fleece Jacket
Lightweight Belay Jacket
Sunglasses / Ski Goggles
Warm Gloves: Thick and Thin
1:50k Map of Cairngorms, either a map case or laminated. If travelling to outlying areas GL will provide the relevant paper map sections.
Compass and whistle
Head Torch and spare batteries
Waterbottle or Flask
Suncream and Lip Salve – SPF 30 minimum
Personal first aid – some tape, Compeed, plaster for blisters and your own pain relief (ibuprofen, paracetamol)
Can't find exactly what you are looking for? We are happy to create it for you. You can hire one of our instructors or guides from as little as £280 a day, including any equipment. If you’re a group, all of our courses are available on a date that suits you or if you would prefer we can tailor a course to your requirements. Simply get in touch to discuss your requirements.