Night-skiing climbing routes in the Cairngorms - Peter MacKenzie’s new film to feature in Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival

When people talk about “night skiing” they usually have something relatively sedate in mind: a few floodlit laps of a freshly groomed piste, perhaps as a way of working up an appetite between après-ski snacks and a carb-heavy evening meal. For Inverness-based skier Peter MacKenzie, however, it means hiking to the top of Aladdin’s Couloir – the notoriously steep and narrow gully in Coire an t-Sneachda near the CainGorm Mountain ski resort – then clipping into skis, strapping on a head torch and leaping into the abyss.
MacKenzie’s new film Great Days in a Bad Season, screening next weekend as... read more

 
30 January 2018 in Lifestyle, Views: 33
Source: Scotsman
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