touring & backcountry
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Glencoe - Mon 20th Apr 2009
Posted by: gary at 22.42hrs on Tue 21st Apr 09

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:: Tour Route(s) or Location Skied/Ridden
skin up from lowr t-bar to summit via haggistrap. Descent via the same route. My mate's frist ski tour at the Coe.
:: Weather Conditions
sunny and very hot during afternoon
:: Snow Conditions and Distrubtion
Big bumps!
:: Skiers/Riders
gary and Washington
:: E-Mail Contact
offpistescotland at tiscali dot co dot uk

Glencoe - Fri 6th Mar 2009
Posted by: glenbrittle at 18.43hrs on Sat 7th Mar 09

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:: Tour Route(s) or Location Skied/Ridden
Black Mount - A82, Ba Cottage, Ba Bridge, Victoria Bridge and return by same (25km).
yesterday was so good i kipped in the car and had some more ... well worth a cold night in etive !
:: Weather Conditions
FL 2500ft 2C
cloudy with a few bright spells and breezier than yesterday ... snow showers which turned to rain in the final hour
:: Snow Conditions and Distrubtion
still unconsolidated snow but i had my tracks from yesterday to speed things along ... almost managed to get all the way to Victoria Bridge ... the return wasn't quite as easy as hoped with snow melting fast on the tracks but still managed to do 25km from car to car ... plenty of rain as i left the Coe
:: Skiers/Riders
billy
:: E-Mail Contact
daveb at jings dot demon dot co dot uk

Glencoe - Thu 5th Mar 2009
Posted by: glenbrittle at 18.07hrs on Sat 7th Mar 09

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:: Tour Route(s) or Location Skied/Ridden
Black Mount - A82, Ba Cottage, Ba Bridge, River Ba , Coireach a Ba and return by same (14km)
:: Weather Conditions
FL 1500ft Temp 1C
Sunny periods and light snow showers with a light breeze
:: Snow Conditions and Distrubtion
unconsolidated snow ... dawdle to cut tracks and plenty of glide ... just the dogs b*llocks !!
:: Skiers/Riders
billy
:: E-Mail Contact
daveb at jings dot demon dot co dot uk

Glencoe - Sat 31st Jan 2009
Posted by: Xscream179 at 21.05hrs on Sun 1st Feb 09

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:: Tour Route(s) or Location Skied/Ridden
Beinn an Dothaidh from Bridge of Orchy with a run down Allt Coire a' Ghabhalach
:: Weather Conditions
Strong wind up to 50mph, clear , freezing on the tops.
:: Snow Conditions and Distrubtion
Skiable snow from 650m. Plenty of snow to East of coll especially on NE side of Beinn Dorain/Meall Garbh.
:: Skiers/Riders
Eagle Ski Club party.
:: E-Mail Contact
scotsec at eagleskiclub dot org dot uk

Report Edited Once. Last edited by alan: 2009-02-02 00:12:04

Glencoe - Sat 21st Jun 2008
Posted by: Xscream179 at 22.00hrs on Sat 21st Jun 08

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:: Tour Route(s) or Location Skied/Ridden
Touring in Glencoe ski area. There are three nearly linked sections with total 100m descent in Main Basin and about 150m descent on the Spring Run (fairly wide cover). Yeehaa!
:: Weather Conditions
Nicely sunny with light wind before overnight rains.
:: Snow Conditions and Distrubtion
Good spring snow. Not too soft by 3pm. About 45 min walk from top of access lift to the snow.
:: Skiers/Riders
Gary Todd & Alan Sloan
:: E-Mail Contact
scotsec at eagleskiclub dot org dot uk

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