Cairngorm Mountain ski area and all on-site facilities closing temporarily from 3pm on 24 December 2020. Access via the ski road is restricted to essential maintenance staff and Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Service. Please contact with any queries. We look forward to welcoming you back to Cairngorm when the Scottish Government relax the current restrictions.
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The Cairngorm Story

The exhibition is currently closed until further notice.

Step inside the Cairngorm Story and discover the lives of people shaped by the mountain, (including local poets, skilled Olympians and heroic mountain rescuers) and learn about the climate, flora and wildlife that has shaped it.  Walk through the years and experiences witnessed by the highest mountain massif in British Isles.

For more details, please contact us on 

Open daily from 8.45 am – 4.15 pm

*Please purchase your tickets from the Mountain Shop on arrival ( last ticket sale at 3.45 pm)*

  • Adults – £5
  • Children 16 & under – Free

Thank You

We wanted to say a huge thank you to those in the local community who have contributed their words, images, thoughts and generally their time to bringing the exhibition to life:

CNPA, Willie McKenna, Pete Cairns, Bob Kinnaird, Ruari Macdonald, Jim Cornfoot, Lesley McKenna, Roddy MacLean/Ruaridh  MacIlleathain, Suzy Bashford, Neil Reid, John Lyall, Martin Price, Donald Hall, Myrtle Simpson, Grant Moir, Martin Price, Willie Anderson, Kyla Ball, John Mackay, Glenmore Lodge, Kirk Douglas, Moira Langumuir, Fergus Thom, Aline Club Library, Ingrid Grant, Merryn Glover, Richard Else, Elizabeth Pirie, Mark Hamblin, Arthur Watson, Simone Kenyon – Into the Mountain, Cameron
McNeish, Mhairi Hall, Garry Walker & Nic Bullivant


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