Flying Drones

Flying Drones at Cairngorm Mountain

We understand that many visitors want to capture the spectacular landscape surrounding Cairngorm Mountain using their drone however, due to safety concerns for other mountain users, employees, Search and Rescue Aircrafts, ski area property and ropeways, Cairngorm Mountain (Scotland) Ltd prohibits the operation or use of unmanned aerial systems, or drones, for commercial purposes or by the general public – including recreational users and hobbyists – without prior written authorisation from the company. This restriction includes drones for filming and photography, as well as any drone used by the media operating above the ski area or launched from the beyond the ski area boundary.

Please contact CMSL if you have any questions, or if you are seeking prior approval to operate any aerial drones.

Email: | Phone: 01479 861261

Operating in the Cairngorms

Out with the Cairngorm Estate, the land in which the resort is situated, you will be required to contact the local landowners directly to gain permissions for UAS operation. CMSL have no authority to grant permissions for areas out side of the estate boundary. 

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Book Your Cairngorm Mountain Experience

It is essential to book in advance of your visit to Cairngorm Mountain. Please note that we may have to reduce the number of sales depending on snow cover and available uplift. Season pass holders do not need to book in advance.

Lift Passes

Lift passes can be booked through our web-shop. If you also require equipment rental this can be organised on the day.

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You are also able to book tubing online, please bring your digital tickets with you.