Welcome to Inverness Backcountry Snowsports Club

The IBSC aims to be an all round snowsports club for all ages with a particular focus on backcountry skiing, ski touring and other backcountry snowsports. Snowboarders are welcome. A range of activities is organised throughout the skiing season to cater for all abilities. The broad aim of the club is to provide a forum to meet, share interests, enjoy and develop skills in backcountry, Skiing and Ski Touring and other Snowsports.

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Recent trip write-ups

  • Looking towards the Cuillin - A Archibold

    Mammut Club Day Trips

    The following article was originally written by Al Todd for Mammut and covers two club day trips from February 2020 Situated off the north western edge of Europe, Scotland is a storm

  • The Highland Line – Corrour Loch Ossian

    On the weekend of 17-19th January 2020 fifteen IBSC members made their way into Corrour for the annual ‘legendary’ Loch Ossian Scottish Youth Hostel Association club trip. About half came in from the

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    Glen Affric (Strawberry Cottage) – Trip 2, 15-17 Mar 2019

    Glen Affric 15-17th March 2019 One thing is certain about Scottish winters - they are unpredictable and 2018/19 seems to have been more so than most! After the Inver Croft weekend in February where the

  • Glen Affric (Strawberry Cottage) – Trip 1, 1-3 Mar 2019

    The depleted snow conditions were reflected in the number of club members who arrived at the Glen Affric car park on a calm but cloudy Friday night, namely Blair, Karen, Rachel, Alison, Andy, Adam and

  • Winter Skills day Decmber 2018

    Introductory winter skills with Inverness Backcountry Sports Club. December 16, 2018 nineonesix-guiding Last month I was asked by Nicola Jackson, a friend from Torridon Mountain Rescue Team to provide an introductory winter skills day for Inverness Backcountry

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Interesting to go back to the early 1980s whilst we can't get out. This was written the first winter I started using alpine touring gear. Easter weekend. ... See MoreSee Less

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Posted 1 month ago

So if it wasn't for Covid 19, I'd currently be waliking into the CIC for the club weekend on Ben Nevis. Needless to say, conditions are prime, the sun is shining, and we'd be drinking whisky in the hut anticipating a classic weekend for the club.

Once this is all over, I will never take our freedoms for granted again.
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Posted 1 month ago

Small businesses need as much help as possible to survive right now. If you are thinking of getting some new gear check out this offer and help support Craigdon Mountain Sports in Inverness.Our friends at Rab have created this fantastic offer for our customers and us while our store is closed. Rab is offering customers 5% discount when they enter CRA06 promo code at
We will receive 25% off the sale helping us through this difficult time.
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