Skiing

Guiding the Cosmique Couloir

We caught up with SCARPA athlete Tom Grant as he shares with us his SCARPA season summary where he details his highlights of his season (so far) and how he was nearly at the end of the most exhausting and exhilarating phase of his season before Covid-19 interrupted.

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Joining the SCARPA Ski team is Dougie Mill. Hailing from Dunfermline, Scotland but now living in the French Alps with his wife Lynn where he spends his time ski instructing and coaching others. In this introduction to the SCARPA team, find out more about Dougie and what it’s like to be a BASI Skiing instructor.

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This is a classic Scarpa Blog entry – some models and specifications may have changed – see our website for the latest models www.scarpa.co.uk  


Since joining Team Scarpa at the end of 2017. Amy Marwick has been putting the Gea RS through its paces in the Alps and in Scotland- making the most of our excellent winter!

Now after touring in the boots and tackling some steep descents, Amy gives us the rundown on the Gea RS in this review.


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The FIS Telemark World Cup was ongoing from December 2017 to culminate in Murren, Switzerland at the end of last month. Scarpa athlete, Jasmin Taylor, has had an awesome season finishing with 4 victories across all 3 disciplines, 14 podiums and 2 medals in the overall standings.

We had a chance to sit down with Jaz recently and reflect on the past telemark season and to see what the future holds for the 5 time British Telemark Skiing Champion.


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Scarpa Athlete Tom Grant skis mountain sides so steep that a fall would be fatal and where avalanches and falling rocks are an ever-present threat. Previously we have interviewed him on the Scarpa Blog; detailing his groundbreaking first descent of the Caroline Face on Mount Cook, New Zealand’s highest peak.

Featuring in the ‘Winning Mentality Podcast’ and interviewed by his friend Charlie Boscoe. Tom describes in personal detail that steep ski down the Caroline Face as well as what drives him to push his limits and the boundaries of ski mountaineering.

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Di Gilbert, along with being a fantastic ambassador for Scarpa is also the Director of Skimo Scotland and knows more about the lycra clad pursuit than most. She’s planned and implemented Ski Mountaineering races for the past 6 years in Lecht, Glenshee, Glencoe and the Nevis range, and is a participant and supporter of the sport herself

Here Di gives us an overview of ski mountaineering racing and some insight into the foundation of this sport in Britain.

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Freeride skier, tourer, racer, yoga aficionado, film producer, and entrepreneur Amy Marwick is one of the newest members of the Scarpa Ski Team. Amy shares her time between Scotland and Portes du Soleil in France and we were lucky enough to get a slice of time to speak to her about joining Scarpa and to get some insight into the accomplishments of the versatile British skier.

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