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Technical Trails Tip: The-Look-and-Think-Link

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    Emma Atkinson is a talented local rider who has in recent years moved from competing in Downhill racing (Winning a Junior World Cup at Fort William!) across into the world of leadership. She has her UKMBLS Level 2 award and is working towards achieving her Level 3.   Emma has also been working with Glenmore […]…

Achieve everything you want? If I can, you can too!

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By Morag Eagleson Morag is a trainee on the Glenmore Lodge Outdoor Trainee Scheme (OTS). Her story and achievements are inspiring and motivational in themselves, however this journey is even more remarkable because Morag was born without hearing and had an implant at the young age of 2 years and 9 months. In her own […]…

Ecuador – white water kayaking adventure

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We are passionate about our paddling adventures and would love to invite you to join us! A country that calls me back time and again is Ecuador – its amazing white water, culture, scenery and wildlife are truly a paddlers delight. Here is a sample of our amazing trip to one of the Worlds great white water kayaking […]…

Rannoch Crossing by Open Canoe

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Rannoch Crossing by Open Canoe Quite simply an amazing canoe journey! Travelling by canoe, camping along the way and paddling some stunning waterways. If you are up for the challenge then we would love to have you along. Bring a sense of adventure and we will show why Scotland is an amazing canoeing country. This […]…

Iceland – Ski to the Sea

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In May 2016, Ian Sherrington, Chief Instructor at Glenmore Lodge and Andy Townsend, Head of Snowsports, took an exploratory trip to Iceland to test the feasibility of running instructional ski tour courses in this unique and breath taking setting.  A new course for 2017, Iceland offers the chance for Scottish ski tourers to develop and explore their skills in […]…

Skiing in the Vanoise

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A Tour on the Wild Side By Mark Chadwick Day 1: It’s blowing hard; the gondola that we’re riding in is bouncing in the wind. We’re not even halfway through the Trois Valley’s monstrous ski area trying to access the Col de Gèbroulaz at 3400. If we reach the Col we’re lining ourselves up for […]…

New Ski Grading System for International & Scottish Ski Courses…

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The Glenmore Lodge Ski team have put together a new ski grading system to act as a handy guide for all of our International ski touring courses  and Scottish off-piste and touring courses. If you have ever been tempted by our international courses but been unsure if you have the right fitness, ski technique or […]…

How I Learned to Love Skiing

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By Andy Townsend, Head of Snowsports I am a skiing obsessive, my wife is a little fanatical on skiing and my kids both dream of becoming ski racers. It is fair to say that the foundations of my family are skiing: all aspects nordic, alpine, racing, backcountry.  As long as it involves a couple of […]…

Free Skiing the Cairngorms 4000ers

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By Alex Parmenter BASI ISIA; Mountain Ski Leader; MIC Senior Instructor at Glenmore Lodge The Highlands of Scotland offer some of Europe’s wildest freeski destinations. It is a place where you can escape from the crowds of the Alps and experience skiing in its most elemental form, just you; your buddies and the mountain. Probably […]…

E-Bike Your Way to Fitness

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Electric Biking Your Way to Fitness By Kirsty Murfitt Dog lover, all-round office hero for Glenmore Lodge and now E-Bike Revolutionist   I’ve just been out on my new bike and now my cheeks are aching. “Get a better saddle” I hear you say. Good advice but that won’t fix these cheeks! My aching cheeks […]…

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