Over 300 skiers and snowboarders were able to make the most of superb snow conditions on CairnGorm Mountain on 18 February when the resort extended its opening hours and hired in floodlights to enable half term holidaymakers to extend their day’s snowsports into the evening. The Ptarmigan and Ciste Bowls remained open for floodlit evening [...]
CairnGorm Mountain Scotland’s premier snowsports resort opens for the season tomorrow – Saturday 1st December - when skiing and boarding will be available on the upper part of the mountain with the Ciste and Polar Express tows operating and the funicular making middle station stops. About 30cm of snow has consolidated in the pistes with [...]
As anticipation builds for the forthcoming season at Scotland’s premier snowsports resort, CairnGorm Mountain has announced that it will have the capacity to make snow this winter if nature’s own supply is insufficient. Following the successful trial of a mobile snow gun which was loaned to them last season, the resort has arranged a two [...]
CairnGorm Mountain opened its Christmas Market this week on Wednesday (7th November) in the dramatic, atmospheric (and snowy) mountain-top location of the Ptarmigan building 1097m up the UK’s sixth highest mountain and accessed by the UK’s highest and longest funicular railway. Taking the Funicular railway up the mountain visitors found a market full of inspiring [...]
More than 400 skiers and snowboarders took advantage of clear skies and pisted powdery snow conditions to get CairnGorm Mountain’s 50th season off to a great start following the heavy snow falls over the last few days. Skiers and boarders enjoyed excellent conditions in the Coire Ciste and Ptarmigan areas of the mountain. A further [...]
Whilst the whole of Europe eagerly await a flurry, the team at CairnGorm Mountain haven’t been resting on their laurels. Scotland’s premier ski resort, which attracted over a quarter of a million skiers in the course of the last two seasons, has devoted significant effort and expense into the maintenance of CairnGorm Mountain’s skiing infrastructure, including some exciting new developments.
‘The smallest patch of snow I’ve ever tried to turn on!’ was how intrepid skier Helen ‘Hilly’ Rennie from Inverness described this patch of snow in Ciste Mheared in the Cairngorms yesterdat (Thursday 1 September) as she managed just two linked turns to take her to her 23rd consecutive month of skiing in the Cairngorms.
Adam who lives in Carrbridge will be supervising members of the public and groups from businesses who will be coming to try their hand at pisting
Yesterday (Saturday 5th March), under perfect skies, 180 skiers and snowboarders attempted to break the world record set last year for the largest number of kilted skiers/snowboarders skiing down a piste at once today on the slopes of CairnGorm Mountain. All participants completed the 2.5km run from the top of Cairn Gorm to the car [...]
Find out more about all the exciting things taking place at Cairngorm Mountain this Saturday!