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.
It’s good to be back: Day 7
Back snowboarding at Glencoe Mountain Resort. Day 7.
Day 29: 2017/18 Easter Sunday
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 […]
Day 25: 2017/18
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 […]
Day 18: 2017/18
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 […]
Day 2: Season 2017/18
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 […]
Day 1: Season 2017/18
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 […]