Plan out your time on the slopes before heading to Cairngorm or navigate the mountain while you’re there with our interactive Cairngorm piste map. Cairngorm . Piste / Trail Map of Cairngorm Mountain, Scotland, showing Pistes, Ski Lifts and Trails. 13 ski trail maps for Cairngorm (Aviemore) at

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Great set of pics Doug. Until the s they used to still maintain a day hut in Coire Odhar.

Lush, spring snow it looks too but with skis on shoulder, I’d assume they’d be snow-shoeing piete. Template modified from original by nodethirtythree under Creative Commons license.

If you proceed to make a booking you will leave our Website and visit a website owned and operated by a third party. My grandfather had a shed that was full of dusty, web covered skis and loads of other interesting odds and sods.

Winter Line-Up at Cairngorm Mountain

The Norwegians certainly trained in the Cairngorms. Walkers and climbers may descend on the funicular after walking up, but essential conservation guidelines prohibit their using the funicular for their initial ascent.

Whether you’re a skier or not, the ride on the train to the Ptarmigan Top Station is a unique experience with an opportunity to take in fantastic panoramic views of the surrounding area. The whole lot was burnt on the banks of the Spey about 20 years ago.

Extreme sports photographer Nadir Khan ipste the risks and rewards of working in Scotland.

This booking system and any information appearing on this page is provided for your information and convenience only and is not intended to be an endorsement by VisitScotland of the content of such linked websites, the quality of any accommodation listed, or of the services of any third party. Last edit at Otherwise that would have been very hard work. Abandoned in but still in place in These guys obviously loved their off piste skiing and hike’s over to Glas Maol.


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Edit Ski Area Added By: To view Google Maps, enable JavaScript by changing your browser options, and then try again. Skiers were pulled up hill by Weasels – which were old military tanks left over from World War 2.

Some of the original ski’s used in Scotland were apparently imported by ex military guys who had spent time in Norway with the army during the s and 40s. Indeed the old tow is still there, if in bits. This is superb stuff.

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Photo of long term aims in the resorts brochure. Jul Last Visited: There are still a few surviving skiers who remember when there was no road beyond Glenmore! It’s also Scotland’s most popular resort and is located just a short distance from the main A9 arterial route which runs between Perth and Inverness.

Plans never completed, for more info see: CairnGorm Mountain has a reputation as one of the most beautiful – and sometimes challenging – places to ski in the UK, as well as boasting Scotland’s only funicular railway. This is a cool pic Skier above Loch Avon. Wonder what Jabuzzard would think about getting his strech gore-tex gear dirty on the way up Busy day in the Main Basin in Downhill Master Plan Width: I hadn’t realised that Ben Lawyers was where it all began.

Site Design by Winterhighland Ltd. I don’ think seal skins were uncommon for ski touring even in the early days? Dec Last Visited: You really had to earn your turns in these days eh! However, during the winter season there is an alternative way to descend the vertical metres from the top station to the base station – on skis or a snowboard. On Public Transport Route. The original single man access chair had still to be built – so skiers had to walk up to the new ski lift from near blackrock cottage.


Feb Last Visited: Proposals by developers to take over and extend the Coire na Ciste area or Cairngorm into a separate ski resort. Scotland’s first piste map’s Date Posted: Add to basket Remove from basket Plus Minus. Linge Company The man in the pic is wearing a wartime windproof smock. Includes West wall and Corrie na Ciste chairlifts – these are standing but no longer used and have been abandoned.

For non-skiers, the end of the journey offers a chance to visit Scotland’s highest restaurant, shop, mountain exhibition and viewing terrace or go outside to watch ski-ing before returning to the base station by the train.

A lot of surplus stuff was used outdoors for years and years. Map of Ben Lawers. Even if the problems with the funicular can be resolved relatively swiftly, perhaps the current crisis will give the decision-makers cause to reassess their current uplift policy, and look again at the benefits of chairlifts on the Ciste side of the hill.

It’s one of the most photographed views by tourers using the lift network. The ski tow on Ben Gulabin is still visible. Country icons by kampongboy92 are under a Creative Commons license. The car park is approximately metres above sea level, while the funicular top station, where most of the upper runs begin, is at 1, metres.