- Other Stuff
Amy Marwick has been guiding groups at the Wild Ski Weekend since its inception in 2018. Here’s her round up of why an authentic Scottish ski adventure should be your top priority for the upcoming winter.
Meet two of the amazing female instructors who'll be delivering our Intro to Winter skills courses this coming season.
Nestled at the foot of Cairngorm and surrounded by ancient Caledonian pine forest, we're well situated for enabling outdoor adventures!
Being prepared, planning, and going out and enjoying a good day in the mountains during winter takes a bit more time and thought than at other times of year. Here's a rough checklist of things to think about when planning a winter mountain day out.
Strathspey is home to a thriving community of snowsports enthusiasts. Glenmore Lodge seeks to support and encourage participation in and the development of snowsports in our local area.
The Scottish Women's Paddle Symposium took place at sportscotland National Outdoor Training Centre, Glenmore Lodge, in May 2023. It is probably the biggest paddling event for women in the whole of the UK, which brought together paddlesports enthusiasts, the top coaches in Scotland. Combined with some very stunning rivers, lochs and coastal environments you have got one awesome weekend ahead of you!
To help you prepare for the upcoming season, we’re going to be providing a series of live online Q&A sessions alongside some of our friends in the outdoor community. Join us for an opportunity to ask experienced outdoor professionals any questions you may have about winter, whether you’re wanting to get out winter hillwalking for […]
There has been a Glenmore Lodge in some form or other at the foot of Cairngorm for over 75 years. The National Outdoor Training Centre predates the ski lifts, even the ski road. It existed when ski boots had laces and skis were made of wood with no glitzy top sheet. In those halcyon days Glenmore Lodge instructors taught skiing and ski touring on Cairngorm just like we do today and Cairngorm, the Northern coires of Sneachda and Lochain and the Loch A'an basin are still today our main hunting grounds.
Just a month after moving to the Cairngorms I embarked on my first experience of winter hillwalking with an Intro to Winter Skills course at Glenmore Lodge. As the weekend approached, I was excited about getting out onto the hills to try something new. But I also spent a lot of time thinking up nightmare […]
Last week some of us from Glenmore Lodge took a morning trip to check out the new blue trail at Laggan Wolftrax and try it out for ourselves!
With this year's Instructor Development Scheme cohort now 6 months into their time at Glenmore Lodge, and with a change of seasons approaching, we caught up with Bee, Cammy, Naomi, & Graeme to ask how things have been going and what they're looking forward to achieving in the second half of their year.
As summer draws to a close, we're starting to anticipate autumn river kayaking adventures. It's worth thinking ahead about how we can prepare for these upcoming white water days, while the river levels rise and temperatures fall as the seasons change. Senior Paddlesports Instructor Giles Trussell shares some key things to think about to make sure we're ready for what autumn holds.