Cairngorm Overview

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Overview

The Cairngorm Mountain ski area is Scotland’s ultimate winter playground for families, adrenaline junkies, eager first timers and everyone in between. The resort boasts 30km of pisted runs, 13 surface lifts, freestyle terrain and on-site equipment rental. Located just 11 miles from picturesque Aviemore, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, a visit to this spectacular mountain resort is definitely one for the bucket-list!

Cairngorm Mountain has been offering snowsports for over 60 years. The wide range of terrain and stunning landscape make it one of Scotland’s favourite mountain destinations. Enjoy spectacular views from the slopes down to Loch Morlich.

The Cairngorm ski area is suitable for all abilities from beginners to experts. The snowsure beginners area has gentle slopes ad conveyor uplifts, while the long winding blues in the lower Coire Cas offer relaxing pistes and spectacular views. Intermediates and experts alike will feel right at home on our classic red and technical black runs.

Plan Your Trip

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

7cm
5cm
3cm
2cm
0cm
0cm
Nov
2.2cm
Dec
5cm
Jan
6cm
Feb
2.4cm
Mar

Total Lifts: 11

1
Gondolas & Trams
10
Surface Lifts

Elevation

1097m
Summit
560m
Vertical Drop
537m
Base

Important Dates

December 22, 20232023/12/22
Projected Opening
April 14, 20242024/04/14
Projected Closing
N.A.
Projected Days Open
N.A.
Days Open Last Year
74
Years Open
0cm
Average Snowfall
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