13 November 2018

What upper clothing do I need for winter conditions?

Choosing mountaineering equipment can be difficult. And the equipment you need to take with you depends on the type of location you are going to and also the length of time you will be staying there. Regardless of whether...

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07 November 2018

Why should I choose North East OA for my hen and stag do?

It is true to say that a hen and stag do can be considered to be a very special occasion and perhaps a once in a lifetime opportunity for most. As such, it is essential to choose the right...

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Cairngorms
01 November 2018

North East OA offering two day winter skills course in Cairngorms, Scotland

The winter skills course will allow you to learn a range of skills. For example, use of ice axes and crampons, correct selection of equipment, how to navigate in difficult winter conditions and self-arrest. Participants should be aware that...

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snowy mountains
31 October 2018

How can I prepare myself against avalanche risk before my journey?

Planning is a very important stage when evaluating an avalanche hazard. You will be able to better make decisions. And will also gain a better understanding of what is happening beneath the snows surface. Weather and conditions I can...

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