Cairngorm snow report

The Cairngorm snow report for Feb 21 is a 5cm base depth with 2 of 11 lifts open. Please note ski conditions and snowfall at Cairngorm are sourced directly from the ski resort and are only recorded during the official ski season's opening to closing dates.

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Variable Conditions
Snow Reporter Comments: 9:30am Monday 22nd January Due to heavy snow showers and strong gusts at times, Snowsports and facilities are closed for today. Road closed at Glenmore with ploughs working.
Lifts Open
2/11 open
Runs Open
1/35 open

First Hand Report

Beautiful day skiing on Sat, 2 March. The beginners area was open in great condition, if a little crowded. Perfect for my mates learning to ski for the first time. We hiked for 30 minutes up to the M1 Poma which took us to the lovely, not-very-busy ptarmigan bowl area! No reds or blacks open, but st...
1 day ago

Resort Overview

Dec 22
Projected Opening
Apr 14
Projected Closing
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.

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