Fancy going on tour? … try ski touring.

Fancy going on tour? … try ski touring.

    If you love to ski but want to get away from the crowds, ski touring and ski mountaineering may be for you. You can leave the organised pistes and explore remote areas, summits and valleys in your own

Have you heard of Snowshoeing? You soon will.

Have you heard of Snowshoeing? You soon will.

We’ve a question for you…..What’s the fastest growing winter sport? Skiing or Snowboarding? Well neither,  actually. It’s Snowshoeing. If you don’t know what it is, the clue is in the name. It’s wearing specialist shoes and then using them to

My Winter Mountain Leader assessment: a week to remember.

My Winter Mountain Leader assessment:  a week to remember.

Earlier this month Climb it Range’s Jim Langley passed his assessment to become a Winter Mountain Leader. Below he describes how he achieved this accreditation.   I recently spent perhaps the hardest week of my life  being assessed for my Winter

Cairngorms in December

Cairngorms in December

Building up an appetite for  Christmas dinner, our own Jim headed for Scotland’s Cairngorms National Park for a few days’ midwinters trek  near Ben Macdui the second highest peak in Britain.     The route incuded 2 nights in bothies one

Ice climbing in Cogne Italy

Cogne in Italy offers some amazing ice climbing options. With over two hundred waterfalls,  many people see Cogne as one of the best places for ice climbing in the world. It’s accessible too, as many waterfalls are just a short walk away from