Skiing

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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Scarpa Athlete Tom Grant tells us about his descent of the avalanche swept Caroline face of Mount Cook, the highest mountain in New Zealand. The 2000m face was unskied until recently when Tom, Ben Briggs, and Enrico Mosetti tackled the ice cliffs of the colossal face.

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Serles Nordrinne near Innsbruck

Fall-Line magazine have featured Scarpa in its Gear of Year 2018 issue, this includes a couple of Boot of the Year awards for the Maestrale RS and Gea RS. This article takes a closer look at these products and why they’re the pick of the bunch, this is along with some fantastic ski-tour images taken on test at Serles Nordrinne near Innsbruck with Fall-Line reviewer Matt Clark.

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10 Top Tips to Improve Your Boot Fitting Experience

Scarpa pro skier Ross Hewitt talks through his top 10 tips to improve your ski boot fitting and help ensure you get a perfect fit for your skiing needs.

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