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Lectures and Social Events
|17 Jun 2020||Now on YouTube: Find and access unexplored regions in Antarctica, by Phil Wickens||Cathy O'Dowd||Completed||Antarctica ski-touring specialist Phil Wickens will be talking about how to find, and reach unexplored regions and unclimbed peaks in Antarctica.|
|15 Jul 2020||Now on YouTube: Karakoram Ski Traverse, by David Hamilton||Cathy O'Dowd||Completed||A high-altitude ski crossing of the Karakoram Himalaya from Hunza to Baltistan via the peaks and passes of the Pakistan-China frontier.|
|19 Aug 2020||Now on YouTube: Accessible Wilderness Skiing in New Zealand, by Dave Wynne-Jones||Cathy O'Dowd||Completed||Our ESC president 2020 shared the tips, tricks and secret powder stash locations that he learned while ski touring in New Zealand. Find the recording of the lecture on our YouTube channel https://youtu.be/EyOFMKxPJ_I.|
|16 Sep 2020||Now on YouTube: Canadian Ski Traverses, by Owen Day||Cathy O'Dowd||Completed||The A to Z of completing Canada ski traverses in one piece, by Owen Day the Canada expert in the ESC, a man who had plenty of close calls in his twenties and told us all about them. He shared a great deal of very valuable information for anyone planning this kind of tour.|
|21 Oct 2020||Now on YouTube: Greenland Wild West, by Andy Perkins||Cathy O'Dowd||Completed||Adventure skiing in Arctic latitudes. Andy Perkins talks about his happy accidental discovery of a fjord in 2018 which yielded several first descents, a return trip with the Eagles in 2019 and, above all, the essence of adventure.|
|18 Nov 2020||Now on YouTube: Ski Mountaineering in Scotland, by Alan Sloan||Cathy O'Dowd||Completed||Your best option in the age of Covid! Alan Sloan, a veteran of Scottish Ski Mountaineering who has skied over 100 Munros, shares his tips on how and where to have excellent skiing adventures in Scotland.|
|16 Dec 2020||Webinar: Weather Forecasts & Mountain Conditions in the Alps||Cathy O'Dowd||Completed||Aspirant guide and hardcore skier Nikolay Lipko spoke about about the apps and tools he recommends for assessing weather and snow conditions in the Alps. Nikolay is based in Chamonix.|
|30 Dec 2020||Webinar: Assessing Mountain Conditions in the Alps, by Nikolay Lipko||Cathy O'Dowd||Completed||Wed 30 Dec 8pm UK / 9pm Chamonix. Part 2 of Nikolay Lipko's series about assessing weather and snow conditions in the Alps. Nikolay is an aspirant guide, and hard-core skier, climber and paraglider, based in Chamonix.|
|20 Jan 2021||Now on YouTube: Building a ski-positive, climate-positive future - What can we do as ski-tourers? by Dr Tobias Luthe||Cathy O'Dowd||Completed||A webinar by Dr Tobias Luthe, a Sustainability Scientist, Eco Entrepreneur, and Mountain Ski Guide, looking at what we can do, as individual skiers, to make climate-positive choices.|
|25 Feb 2021||Now on YouTube: Ski Touring in Northern Norway, by Dave Smith||Cathy O'Dowd||Completed||An overview of ski touring areas in Northern Norway, from the quieter corners of the popular Lyngen Alps to the opportunities in less well known areas.|
|4 Mar 2021||Now on YouTube: Diversity and Inclusion in Mountain Sports, by Tselane Mead||Cathy O'Dowd||Completed||Why do we see a lack of black and brown faces in alpine spaces? Are sports like skiing and mountaineering truly available to everyone? Tselane Mead explores the issues surrounding diversity and inclusion in the mountains.|
|17 Mar 2021||Now on YouTube: Varied, wild and hearty: skiing in Russia, by Andrey Golovachev||Cathy O'Dowd||Completed||The best places in Russia for big mountains lines, side-country powder, tree skiing, northern lights, and ski expeditions.|
|7 Apr 2021||Now on YouTube: Ski touring in the Chilean Andes, by Zoë Fleming and Sofi Clement||Cathy O'Dowd||Completed||ESC member Zoë Fleming and Chilean free-ride skier Sofi Clement share an overview of the skiing possibilities in Chile.|
|21 Apr 2021||Now on YouTube: Ski-mountaineering in the Pyrenees, by Peter Edgerton||Cathy O'Dowd||Completed||Wednesday 21 April 2021 8pm UK / 9pm Chamonix. A fly-through the main touring areas of the Pyrenees, the well-known border range between France and Spain, from East to West.|
|12 May 2021||Webinar: Snowboarding and Ski Touring in Africa||Cathy O'Dowd||Available||Wednesday 12 May, 8pm UK / 9pm Chamonix Possibilities for ski touring and snowboarding in Morocco, Kenya, Rwenzori, South Africa and Lesotho. By Martyn Pollock, Declan Phelan and Cathy O'Dowd Link https://zoom.us/j/96958699592|