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Learn to Ski & Snowboard at Cairngorm Mountain

The Perfect Mountain Environment

Cairngorm Mountain is the perfect mountain environment for learning to ski or snowboard. With the gentle slopes of the Ptarmigan bowl at the top, our dedicated beginner zone at the base and on-site equipment rental facilities, we have everything you will require to kick-start your snowsports journey.

Plan Your Learning Experience

We work closely in partnership with highly qualified, local businesses who operate independently on the mountain to offer quality instruction and provide our customers with the best learning experience possible.

Ski Norwest Lessons

Ski Norwest

With decades of experience our fully qualified instructors offer the ultimate learning experience on the family friendly slopes of Cairngorm Mountain

Whether you are a complete beginner, needing a confidence boost or would like to brush up and tweak your technique the friendly instructors at Ski Norwest will ensure all your needs are met to the highest standards.

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Snowsports lesson on Cairngorm Mountain

School of Snowsports

Whatever your snowsports requirements in the Cairngorms, Aviemore School of Snowsports are here to help.

Aviemore School of Snowsports are fully insured, all their staff are CRB checked, and first aid trained should the worst happen. They are also a BASI registered snowsports school ensuring our customers get the best quality instruction from our expert skiers and snowboarders.

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Free-Ski is a family run business and are the BASI accredited snowsports school on Cairngorm Mountain specialising in ski and snowboard lessons from complete beginners through to advanced.

Whether you are looking for your first experience on snow, to gain more confidence and independence, or refine your technique, the team at Free Ski offer will be perfect for you.

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Disability Snowsports Person Skiing

Adaptive Snowsports

We have accommodated adaptive snowsports at Cairngorm Mountain for many years, working with Disability Snowsport UK to get people of all abilities out on the slopes.

The DSUK office is on the ground floor of the Day Lodge and can be accessed via the ramp on the right hand side of the building. We are pleased to continue to assist with the excellent work they are doing both at Cairngorm Mountain and further afield.

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Book Your Cairngorm Mountain Experience

We recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment, especially during busy holiday periods. 

Tubing Park

Open during school holidays and weekends. Book tickets online or choose a gift voucher, valid for 12 months. 


Mountain Biking

Open during school holidays and weekends. Choose from morning, afternoon or full day tickets.


Mountain Carting

Our new carting experience is open during school holidays and weekends. Book tickets online.


Motorhome Site

Book an overnight stay or longer with stunning views down to Loch Morlich. Open May – October.


Guided Walks

Experience a spectacular half day guided walk on the mountain. Book tickets online.