Scottish Ski Season Starting After Snowfall

Scottish Ski Season Starting After Snowfall

Glenshee ski area says it will open some runs from Monday, 11th December, following snowfall.

“We will need to move the snow around a bit to get some of the runs into condition but at the moment we aim to open our Plastic, Dink Dink and Rope tows tomorrow morning from 9.30am,” the resort posted on its social media on Sunday afternoon, reporting temperatures of -7C, and adding, “With the forecast of continued minus temperatures and the chance of a bit more snow during the week we hope we can get a bit more open in the coming days and we will update this as things develop.”

It’s currently unclear if any of the four other Scottish centres will open in the coming week.

Cairngorm appears to have quite a lot of natural snowfall and to have made a lot of extra snow with it’s all weather snowmaking machine but is currently sticking to a projected season start date of Wednesday 21st December.

The Lecht has not updated its status for several days but reported a lot of snowfall and has had access roads closed by snow at times. It previously posted it aims to open beginner terrain and possibly more if conditions permit from this coming weekend, 17th December,.

In the Western Highlands Glencoe has a slope open for sledging and Nevis Range say they’re aiming to open their gondola for the winter season on the 17th too.