Goodbye 2022, Hello Glencoe 2023. Day no. 2 of my snowboard season got off to a much better start. The weather was benign and there were clear spots in the sky. It would be a cold one, but there would be a new uplifting development on the hill.
Back snowboarding at Glencoe Mountain Resort. Day 7.
Glencoe Mountain Resort The forecast for Easter Sunday had predicted solid sunshine all day, and it proved to be accurate. I awoke to a crisp clear sky. It looked like things would be firm, so I was going to stick with my Phoenix board. It’s better for big turns on fast snow. Conditions on the […]
Glencoe Mountain Resort Tuesday, and a second day of glorious sunshine was on the cards at Glencoe Mountain Resort. I’d had a very comfortable nights sleep in the car and I’d made the call that it would be my last day of this 4 day stint. Gareth was meeting me today, and there was barely […]
Glencoe Mountain Resort Friday started at Glencoe Mountain Resort with sunlight illuminating the Buachaille. It looked promising, but this is Scotland. The weather is a law unto itself. I was expecting friends to arrive so grabbed some breakfast and said hello to them before making my way up the hill. Conditions on the hill I […]
Glencoe Mountain Resort My stomach dictated the pace this fine morning. Despite fresh snow and clear skies, a roll and sausage beckoned. I wolfed it down as fast as I could, but not before Andy, the proprietor of Glencoe Mountain Resort reprimanded me for missing the freshies. The chairlift up was pleasant and the wind […]
Glencoe Mountain Resort The ski and snowboard season actually kicked of a week or so previous. The top of the mountain wasn’t ready and no base had really built up. But this weekend the temptation was too much. I had nephews’ birthday party to attend and evening party to attend also. Could I squeeze in […]