The Edinburgh Winter Opener is a day of backcountry workshops and an evening of films, talks, gear and beer!
Freeze Pro Shop presents The Winter Opener 2019 in association with British Backcountry and British Freeride. Returning bigger and better for it's fourth edition The Winter Opener has daytime workshops to help you sharpen up your skills for the mountains and has lined up an evening of inspiration from the brightest and best UK skiers, adventurers, photographers and film makers.
Get ready for winter with two days of backcountry workshops in the Pentlands and an evening of films, talks, gear and beer back in Edinburgh! Returning bigger and better for it's fourth edition The Winter Opener has added more daytime workshops to help you sharpen up your skills for the mountains and has lined up an evening of inspiration from the brightest and best UK riders, adventurers, photographers and film makers.
The workshop will consist of 3 x 1.5 hr sessions learning the following :
Navigation technique for touring
Ropework techniques for touring
Avalanche rescue techniques
We are offering the following tickets:
Saturday workshop day £35
Sunday workshop day £35
Saturday films evening £12
Combo day and evening £45
Please note that the films and talks are Saturday evening only.
Combo ticket options (Saturday workshop day and Saturday film evening) or (Sunday workshop day and Saturday film evening)
Day Workshop Ticket (Sat or Sun) : £35
Evening Ticket (Sat): £12
Combo Ticket : £45
Sat 23rd or Sun 24th Nov 2019
9.30am (10am start)
Meeting Point: Lower car park of ski centre, nr The Steading, Biggar Road, Midlothian EH10 7DU (limited parking available).
LRT Bus: No.4 & 15 drop by meeting point
Doors open 6pm for a 7pm start.
Central Hall, 2 West Tollcross, Edinburgh EH3 9BP