The Funicular Railway and Ptarmigan Building are closed whilst we undertake detailed structural inspections on the railway. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Please also note that we have paused additional Season Pass sales until we have greater clarity over our Funicular Railway operations.
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Backcountry Touring

Essential Information

Many people access the snow cover on the Cairngorm Plateau from the ski area. Dependant on the snow cover at the base of the mountain you can buy a two stage ski touring ticket for use on our surface lifts.

You cannot access beyond the ski area using the funicular railway this is part of the Visitor Management Plan to protect the ground. For more information, take a look at this leaflet

Please be aware, that you are responsible for your own safety whilst on the mountain. You can find some helpful guidance here. Please do follow all of our signage and piste markings within the ski area.

Backcountry Touring in the Cairngorms



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