Scottish Skiing is about having fun, improving
skills & having
an enjoyable break in a superb environment
Look at weather data from every angle and the
message is clear: Scotland's mountains catch the snow.
Ben Nevis, highest in Britain, has an average maximum depth of two metres of snow for 215
days between November and May. It is a neighbour to Nevis Range, one of Scotland's five
ski areas. Braeriach, in the Cairngorms, is another of the high tops which has all but
Obviously the higher up you are, the more snow there
is. Statistically, the Lowlands and the access roads get very little and usually stay
clear, while only a little higher, there are much greater quantities.
Snowfall certainly varies from year to year. Sometimes it comes as
early as October, while midsummer skiing is a regular feature.
So give Scottish skiing a try - it's easy to reach and
What's it all about?
Skiing in Scotland means bigger,
faster uplift (including Nevis Range's four seater chairlift); great catering facilities -
you're certainly not going to lack creature comforts up on the snowfields; wide
accommodation choice within easy distance of your chosen ski area, plus a whole range of
attractions and things to do if you have non-skiers in the party, or just want a day off.
But one aspect of Scottish skiing
hasn't changed. It's still friendly and unpretentious. Like golf in Scotland it's a
democratic sport, enjoyed by all ages.
Don't feel you have to kit yourself out in the latest high-fashion clothing - though
that's fine if you really want to. But skiing here is about fun, about improving skills
and about having an enjoyable break in a superb environment.
We have something to offer both the serious powder - hound and parents with young
families. And that special something is quality.
Scotland has 5 Ski areas