Winter

Free Winter Mountain Sport Event

Tuesday 16th January, 2018 from 7.00 pm to 9.30 pm

Are you looking for a new adventure challenge this winter or maybe you're a seasoned veteran looking for top tips and latest coaching practices then why not join us for an evening of workshops on winter mountaineering and snowsports. There will be a free prize draw raffle and discounts on the night.  Light refreshments will be provided.

This event is suitable for age 14+ years

Numbers will be limited..... so booking is essential by calling Ancrum Centre on 01382 435911.

Hill Walk / Mountaineering Topics

  1. Equipment to carry on Winter walking / climbing trips and lessons learned from guiding / mountain rescue experience - Dave Slade
  2. Mechanisms behind the mountain rescue.  If you need them what can you expect, what are our capabilities and how does this happen?  The 'chopper' won't just 'pick you up'! - Dave Slade.

Snowsports Topics

  1. What is Ski-touring?  Are you an alpine skier and are you bored of skiing the same old pistes or looking for new challenges?  Ski-touring allows you access to untouched snow in some phenomenal places.  What equipment do you need, what knowledge do you need and where might you go? - Lewis Jones.
  2. Ski and Board technician and servicing - Do you just stick your ski / board in for servicing?  What do they do and how will this impact the performance of your ski / board.  This workshop will also give you a chance to discuss the intracacies of ski and board set-up, tuning and changes you may make.