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Skiing the Haute Route with Matt and Klemen

Skiing the Haute Route with Matt and Klemen

 Last week Klemen and Matt lead a team of 6 friends on the Haute Route Ski Tour. The ski tour was blessed with perfect weather each day and great skiing along the route. For more info on the Haute Route, and to check availability for the trips we're running click here




Moving Off The Trails ; Glacier Trekking

A number of years ago I was lucky enough to be involved in the film ‘Touching the Void’ performing stunts and putting in place the safety rigging. During this film I was required to abseil, fall into and climb back out of lots of crevasses. Crevasses are spectacular ravines of ice formed in glaciers when the ice is under tension or compression. For those not initiated, venturing onto glaciers for the first time is a daunting prospect.

How to Prepare for your First Multi Day Ski Tour

How to Prepare for your First Multi Day Ski Tour

PART 2: Fitness preparation

 As your skiing tastes become more refined you will be looking for the very best descents in the best snow. The longest and most beautiful descents are usually accessed on skins and, after many years of ski guiding, I can say for certain that the most memorable days involved a touring approach coupled with long remote descents in great snow. 

February 2014 Newsletter

Mountain Tracks newsletter

Read the latest Mountain Tracks Newsletter including Matt's blog on Multi-Day ski tour kit, latest trip availability - all here!

Tips for Your First Multi-Day Ski Tour

PART 1: Getting the kit right

  Split into 3 parts, these articles will help you prepare for your first multi-day ski tour and serve as a recap if you are returning for your second or third tour.


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