Winter 20/21 was one of the best Scottish seasons in decades. Unfortunately, most Brits were not only deprived of mountains abroad, but unable to travel to the ski resorts on home soil too. To rub salt into the wound, the Scottish resorts were being dumped on... all winter long.
Travel and operation restrictions kept the lifts closed, but in late spring, as they eased, snow in the Highlands was still abundant. To access it, you just had to be eager enough to earn those turns with some good old-fashioned leg power.
Last month Planks athletes; Chris McCormick, Harris Booth and co. embarked on a handful of ski/bike touring and jump-building missions in the Cairngorms, Scotland. In the latest episode of Chris & Matt McCormick's video series, Shed Boys, they documented one of the sendiest Scottish springs we've ever seen.