Join us at Arc'teryx Piccadilly to celebrate the winter season! Come get your skis waxed for free by the team from Butta (RSVP required), whilst enjoying Champagne courtesy of Justerini & Brooks, cheese from Paxton & Whitfield, and hear some fantastic talks from elite skiiers and Arc'teryx ambassadors, Amanda Pirie and Geth Davies.
Doors open: 7:30PM
Ski wax drop-off: 7:30PM-8:00PM (RSVP required)
Talks + Q&A: 8:00PM
Event close: 9:00PM
Amanda Pirie is a BASI trainer, Arc'teryx ambassador, and former British number one with 20 years of instructing knowledge (including coaching the GB Paralympic team to seven medals in PyeongChang). Her talk will lean on her years of ski racing experience, as well as educating on the latest ski instruction techniques.
Gethin Davies, 29, is a Captain within the British Army’s Royal Gurkha Rifles. A military mountain guide and passionate alpinist, he has climbed a number of Himalayan giants; Everest, Manaslu and Ama Dablam to name a few. He is the expedition leader of the British Army’s 2021 Himalayan expedition, which focuses on climbing and skiing new lines on unclimbed peaks. He will share his experiences of expedition ideation, and provide unique insight on his plans for the year ahead.
Jim Stewart is the original founder and ‘cook' of Butta wax. Jim has over 15 years ski tech experience, from workshops in and around the french alps, to world class events such as ‘Air and Style’ where Jim is flown round the world to take care of the Athletes equipment.
Zack Goodall has been waxing skis and boards alongside Jim and the Butta crew since 2016 and also running workshops and leading Live tech talk demos at events such as London Ski Show.
Ski Club of Great Britain
The Ski Club is the largest and oldest snowsports membership organisation in the UK, with over 25,000 members.
Established in 1903, we're now here to help you plan and enjoy your winter adventures, make the most of your time in the mountains and ensure you feel part of the UK’s largest Snowsports community. Not only will your membership give you access to our range of performance & club focused holidays, it will also unlock the door to an incredible range of discounts, enable you to utilise the new Rep service and Instructor- led Guiding, as well as becoming part of the oldest and largest club of its kind in the UK. Our memberships start from £70 for the year. To find out more or to sign up please click here.
Butta are changing the wax game! They're all about saving the planet and having some fun while they're at it. Greener waxes are their thing and slashing carbon footprints, supporting our UK economy and preserving the mountains and oceans we all love and ride worldwide. Their mission is to produce eco-friendly waxes that help to save the spots we shred. With the help of their pro team riders they are constantly improving their products and developing the Butta range, so you can be confident in your equipment- no matter the weather.
Paxton & Whitfield
Paxton & Whitfield are proud to be London's oldest cheesemongers, having been established in 1797. They were first granted a Royal Warrant in 1850, by Queen Victoria and continue to supply Buckingham Palace to the present day. Specialists in British and Continental artisan cheeses, their shop in Jermyn Street has over 150 cheeses on the counter each day. A delight for all the senses. Shops can also be found in Chelsea, Bath and Stratford upon Avon, with cheese, chutney, crackers and accessories galore; a real treasure trove for cheese lovers.
TALKS | DRINKS | SNACKS