The Eagle Ski Club
The Eagle Ski Club is the UK's largest and most active ski touring and ski mountaineering club, with over 1200 members. The club touring programme has over 60 ski trips a year, ranging from day tours and hut to hut tours in the Alps to ski expeditions further afield. Some are led by club members and others by professional guides. The tours vary in standard, but for most of them you should be fit and at least a good intermediate skier.
The programme also offers instructional courses to improve off-piste ski technique and other skills. The "Introduction to Ski Touring" and "Technical Ski Mountaineering" courses offer IFMGA guide led instruction in ski touring and mountaineering techniques, and general mountain skills such as avalanche awareness and navigation, glacier travel and wilderness first aid.
The club also runs a series of UK events, including scottish skiing weekend meets (January to April); summer weekend meets for walking and climbing; and lectures and other social events. These events provide an excellent opportunity to meet other ski-tourers and plan future trips.
The club offers grants to assist younger skiers (under 35) get started in the sport; to train members who wish to lead club tours; and to encourage expeditions and other adventurous trips.
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