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The landscape of the Cairngorms National Park is not only an astounding place to adventure, its also home to many important plant and wildlife species. We're developing a new biodiversity management plan, to make sure we're working to support nature on our grounds and in the wider landscape around us.
Research shows many of us wish we had more adventure in our lives.
Last week Glenmore Lodge hosted a group of young disabled climbers along with Able 2 Adventure for a five-day long paraclimbing camp. Building on the success of last year's event, the week provided an opportunity to experience a range of outdoor climbing and mountain venues while staying at the Lodge.
With the UCI World Championships on the horizon, we're pretty excited to soon be seeing so many bikers from around the world competing in Scotland and seeing what makes it great for cycling. We asked Glenmore Lodge Mountain Biking Instructor Ross Creber, former Team GB cyclist, some questions about what he's looking forward to this summer, competitive biking, and about the benefits of a MTB skills course.
Vango, one of the UK’s leading outdoor equipment companies, is thrilled to announce a new, exciting partnership with Glenmore Lodge, sportscotland’s National Outdoor Training Centre.
Last year I went into the Celtman XTRI World Series race held in Torridon in the North West of Scotland with no expectations, as it was my first triathlon. This year I knew exactly what I had signed myself up for by taking the start line again. I had prepared better for the race this year and I was confident with my form going in
The Cuillin Ridge is one of the most dramatic landscapes in the UK, and a full traverse is often the highlight of many an experienced mountaineer's careers.
When I signed up to do the 3-day Trad Climbing Improver at Glenmore Lodge, the key driver for me was to build my confidence. I figured that the key way to do this would be to have time climbing with an Instructor who could point out where I'm doing things well, and where I could do things differently.
On the 19th May, 150 female paddlers arrived at Glenmore Lodge for the Scottish Women’s Paddle Symposium.
We’re pretty fortunate to live somewhere so beautiful and special as the Cairngorms National Park. And working at Glenmore Lodge means the hills are right on our doorstep. With the weather forecast showing a whole week of sunshine and warm weather, it was the perfect opportunity to really make the most of that easy access […]
Assessments are unavoidably a source of worry and anxiety for most of us. To help ease some nerves about the Summer Mountain Leader Assessment, in this blog Senior Instructor Bill Strachan talks through what it involves and answers some frequently asked questions. Hopefully by reducing the number of unknowns, you can have a better picture […]
Instructor Bill Strachan talks through common Summer Mountain Leader training FAQs.
Last month we were joined by Naomi, Graeme, Bethany, and Cameron who have begun the year-long Instructor Development Scheme (IDS). We've asked them a few questions about how their first four weeks at Glenmore Lodge have gone, and about what they're looking to get out of the year ahead.