Glencoe Mountain Resort A mild night gave way to another misty morning. MWIS had forecast that the mist would clear from the tops leading to widespread sunny spells. Everything was crossed for this to come true, but as is often the case, once the flag sets in, it sticks. The good news was, it was […]
Improving my snowboarding at Glencoe Mountain Resort. Day 11, 2019.
Where to? We had been planning a good hill walk for a while. Becoming less sociable in our old age, it’s always difficult to organise activities beyond yourself. But four of us managed to get out for a weekend, the plan was to do a hill, maybe a ridge and stay overnight in Oban. The […]
I set myself the challenge of shooting a short video this weekend. Looking to take my new laptop on the road for a trial run as well as passing the time while I await the snow, I decided to visit the small Lochside village of Portincaple. I’ve often marvelled at the peninsula across the Fjord like […]
Day 25 of Scottish season 15/16. It was a slow start. Feeling tired now and the weather wasn’t looking particularly promising. Today was to be a second day for the World Freeride Qualifiers, but from what I could see on the webcams there would be no action near the Flypaper. It was truly clogged […]
Day 21 of Scottish season 15/16. Another greybird day. This cloud doesn’t want to shift from the summit of Meall a’ Bhuiridh. It’s my third consecutive day at Glencoe Mountain Resort and the staff are wondering if I have a job to go to. I just tell them ‘some folk go to the Alps but I’ve […]
Day 20 of Scottish season 15/16. Another misty day, but slightly better than yesterday. Drier but still with no visibility at the very top. After a few runs on main basin and the wall crossover, which still has great snow. I took things down to Mugs Alley and ‘Old Mugs Alley’ as they call the […]