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Nevis RangeGlencoeGlenshee
CairngormThe Lecht

Scottish Ski Resorts

 

Nevis Range


Nevis Range, which is also known as Aonach Mor opened in the 1989- 90 winter season. Located next to Fort William it’s Scotland's newest and most modern ski area and it’s located next to Britain's highest mountain, Ben Nevis. The ski and boarders get to heights of over 1190 meters (3,900 feet) and they can ride in the UK’s only quad chair and 6-person gondola.

This area has something for everyone and it’s definitely worth a visit in either winter to go ski / snowboarding or in summer to do some sightseeing or climbing. For more information on Ben Nevis go to http://ski.visitscotland.com/centres/nevis/ or http://www.scottishsport.co.uk/skiing/guide.htm

 

 

Glencoe


Located in the north west of Scotland and 25 miles from Fort William is Glencoe, which is arguably the most visited area in Scotland. It was the first commercial ski centre to open in 1956 and it has over 2,600 vertical feet of natural terrain, which makes it the most challenging hill in Scotland. The Famous Fly Paper run is the steepest piste black run in Scotland it attracts the most advanced skiers or snowboarders.


The hill has seven lifts and nineteen runs, which includes four green runs and six blue-graded runs. Glencoe Mountain also caters for more than just the winter sports market, including walking and climbing year-round and mountain biking and paragliding in the summer months. For more information on Glencoe go to http://ski.visitscotland.com/centres/glencoe/

 

 

 

Glenshee

 

Located near Dundee in the east of Scotland is Glenshee, which has more than 2,000 acres extending over 3 valleys and 4 mountains. It offers the most extensive skiing and snowboarding system in Scotland with over 38 runs and 26 lifts and 40kms of pisted snow. The best thing about Glenshee is that it caters to every type of skier. For more information on Glenshee go to http://ski.visitscotland.com/centres/glenshee/

 

 

 

Cairngorm


Located in the Scottish Highlands near the town of Aviemore is the beautiful and scenic Cairngorm, which is one of the most popular skiing and snowboarding destinations in Scotland. With 19 runs and 17 lifts it has runs that cater to every type of skier. If you are young Cairngorm is more popular with the younger crowd because of the local bars and clubs nearby in Aviemore. For more information on Cairngorm go to http://ski.visitscotland.com/centres/cairngorm/

 

 

 

The Lecht


Located near Aviemore in the Eastern Cairngorms is Lecht, which is over 2090 feet above sea level and has 21 runs and 14 lifts. Lecht is known more for a beginner or intermediate ski hill, but most people who come here come also for the local beauty of the surrounding landscape. For more information on Lecht go to http://ski.visitscotland.com/centres/lecht/

 

 

 

 

 



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