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Season Pass Holders

Welcome to Cairngorm Mountain’s 2023-24 Season

Thank you for choosing to join us for what is hoped to be an excellent snowsports season at Cairngorm Mountain. Here is your essential guide to the winter season. See you on the slopes!

Snowsports at Cairngorm Mountain

Pre-Arrival Tips

1. Arrive Early

Arrive early to ensure you can find a space in the upper car park, car parking is on a first-come first-serve basis and once our car parks are full we cannot accommodate anyone else. Please car share if possible or hop on the regular Aviemore Adventurer 30 bus that runs from Aviemore to our front door. For further information on bus times head to the Stagecoach website.

Don’t forget to pick up your pocket sized fold out piste map when you arrive from our ticket office.

2. Check Weather Conditions

Check our website and social media for up-to-date weather conditions, snow and road reports and our online webcams of the ski area.

3. Reserve Your Equipment

Reserve your equipment online before your visit to help you save time. Please note your height, weight and shoe size in advance. Equipment hire will be available ahead of the opening of the snowsports season on our website. You can also check in for equipment rental on arrival too. To find our equipment rental follow the left hand side hill from the day lodge which is signposted. All pre-booked rental equipment and passes purchased through our rental booking system can be collected at the same time.

4. Avoid The Lunchtime Queues

Consider eating early or later to avoid queues in our cafes and restaurant.

5. Keep Your Passes On the Left

Keep your season pass on the left of your body and not in a pocket shared with any other cards or with a mobile phone. The keycard has an electronic chip in them, which will allow customers to pass through the scanner at entry points to uplift on the mountain. 

6. Cash or Card

Please be aware that there are no ATM’s on site but we do accept card or cash payments in our cafes, restaurants and shops. We don’t accept AMEX.

7. The FIS Rules

Take a look at the conduct rules for skiers and snowboarders so you are up to speed before your first visit this season.

Exclusive Discounts for You

As a valued season pass holder you can access the following exclusive discounts.

Cairngorm Mountain

As a valued season pass holder we’re delighted to give you the following discounts.

The offer

  • Free mountain railway trips after the snowsports season ends (right through to 30th November 2024)
  • 10% off food & beverage (excludes alcohol) on presentation of season pass.
  • Valid in all cafes and restaurant at Cairngorm Mountain.
  • Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
  • 10% off full price items in The Mountain Shop or Shop at the Top (excludes books & alcohol)

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Aviemore Kart Raceway

Enjoy outdoor karting in Aviemore! This fun 550 metre track is located approx. one mile north of Aviemore, just off the B9152.

The offer

  • 10% off all courses on presentation of pass.
  • Valid until 30 November 2024.


The Boat Country Inn and Restaurant

A stunning 34-bedroom 4-star hotel situated next to the steam railway.

The offer

  • 10% off food & beverage on presentation of season pass.
  • 10% off accommodation on presentation of season pass.
  • These offers cannot be used in conjunction with other offers.
  • Valid until 31 March 2024. Book direct with the hotel.

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G2 Outdoor

Outdoor activity provider for watersports, ski mountaineering and more.

The offer

  • 10% discount off G2 Outdoor watersports.
  • Season pass must be shown prior to purchase.
  • Valid until 30 November 2024.

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Cairngorm Hotel

Aviemore’s premier independent hotel.

The offer

  • 25% discount of all food (except tea & coffee) and 10% off any bottle of wine accompanying a meal on Tuesdays & Wednesdays.
  • Season pass must be shown prior to ordering, maximum of 8 people.
  • Valid until 30 November 2024. Excludes Christmas, New Year and other dates.
  • Subject to availability.

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Tiso, Aviemore

Aviemore’s one-stop-shop for outdoor clothing.

The offer

  • 10% discount on production of a season pass ticket.
  • Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
  • Only valid for Tiso Aviemore Outdoor Experience.
  • Valid until 30 November 2024. 

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The Woodshed Bar at Coylumbridge Hotel

Cosy log cabin bar with roaring fire in grounds of hotel.

The offer

  • 10% discount of all food. 
  • Season pass must be shown prior to ordering.
  • Valid until 30 November 2024.

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Glenmore Lodge

Sports Scotland’s national outdoor training centre offer outdoor activities.

The offer

  • 20% discount on any course provided by Glenmore Lodge directly.
  • Valid for courses taking place at Glenmore Lodge only.
  • Excludes accommodation or tailormade products.
  • Season pass must be shown prior to booking.
  • Valid until 30 November 2024. 
  • Subject to availability.

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Speyside Centre

Family friendly visitor centre with gift, garden & plant shop.

The offer

  • Free tea or coffee in the tearoom to all season pass holders.
  • Season pass must be shown prior to purchase.
  • Valid until April 2024.

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Ellis Brigham

Outdoor clothing & equipment for skiing, snowboarding, climbing & camping.

The offer

  • 10% discount on production of a season pass ticket.
  • Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
  • Only valid for Ellis Brigham Aviemore.
  • Valid until 1st April 2024. 

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Inspiration for your Adventures

Lesley McKenna

My favourite run on CairnGorm kind of depends on the snow conditions, but one of my favourite runs is the East Wall of Coire Na Ciste…

The gradient is perfect for fast, smooth turns on skis or a snowboard and if you are lucky enough to have some fresh new snow then this run is up there as one of the great off-piste runs out there!

I remember the first time I went down the East Wall in fresh snow, I was only a little girl and was following my dad. The snow was cold and powdery and there were snow sparkles in the air. My dad told me they were from the snow fairies and from that day on I was hooked on the steep and deep!

So get yourself out to the East Wall and see if you can find some snow fairies – see you there!”

Lesley McKenna, GB Olympian

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Book Your Cairngorm Mountain Experience

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

Mountain Tubing & Play Park

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


Guided Mountain Walks

Join us for a spectacular half day experience exploring the wild landscape of the mountain.


Cairngorm Motorhome Site

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