The Cairngorm Mountain ski area is Scotland’s ultimate winter playground for families, adrenaline junkies, eager first timers and everyone in between. With over 30km of pisted runs, 11 surface lifts, freestyle terrain and on-site equipment rental we truly offer something for all. Located just 11 miles from picturesque Aviemore, in the heart of the Cairngorms National Park, a visit to this spectacular mountain resort is definitely one for the bucket-list!
Please note that the Funicular railway will not be in operation for winter 2021-22.
Cairngorm Mountain has been offering unforgettable snowsports for over 60 years. The wide range of terrain and stunning landscape make it one of Scotland's favourite mountain destinations.
Anyone who has ever stood outside the Ptarmigan Top Station during the peak winter season has experienced it. The spectacular panoramas of the wider Cairngorms National Park, Loch Morlich glistening in the valley below, the shimmering runs and the crisp mountain air – they bring perspective to the rest of life’s hustle and bustle and in that moment you are truly connected to the great outdoors. Snow-sports enthusiasts, first-timers and day visitors are drawn here time after time to take advantage of the endless outdoor activities and the atmosphere of this truly unique resort – all set in the heart of Scotland’s highlands.
The ski area, located on Scotland's 6th highest mountain, features terrain suitable for all abilities so everyone from beginners to experts can enjoy a memorable winter snowsports experience.
Beginners will love the snow sure Ptarmigan top bowls which provide gentle green runs perfect for building your confidence, whilst the long winding blues in the lower Coire Cas offer relaxing pistes and spectacular views across the valley below.
Intermediates and experts alike will feel right at home on our classic red and technical black runs, there’s nothing quite like the accomplished feeling after your first time tackling the slopes of Cairngorm Mountain from top to bottom.
We operate a professional full-time Ski Patrol, which main duties include piste safety, piste marking, alongside assistance in the event of any unlikely accidents. Our main ski patrol base is in the Aonach Room by the Ranger base entrance, it has been fully prepared to comply with COVID security during the winter season.
Our Ski Patrol only operate within the marked boundary which can be seen on our piste map. If you are venturing outside of the boundary and an incident occurs and you or your companions are injured, you must call for mountain rescue assistance – Dial 999 or 112 and ask for ‘police’ then ‘mountain rescue’. You can find out more information exploring outside of the ski area here.
Make sure you stick to the 10 FIS rules for conduct when you are out enjoying the ski area.
Find out more from the official FIS SKI website.
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