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Skiing and Snowboarding in the Cairngorms National Park

Your one-stop guide to skiing and snowboarding in the Cairngorms National Park.  The Cairngorms National Park is home to 3 of Scotland’s 5 ski centres – CairnGorm Mountain, Glenshee and The Lecht.

CairnGorm Mountain near Aviemore is the best known of the ski and snowboard areas in the National Park.  It is also the highest and holds the snow well throughout the season.  There is lots of variety at CairnGorm Mountain and the terrain park’s, kickers and rails have attracted some of Britain’s best snowboarders and skiers to the area.

The Lecht lies on the A939 between Tomintoul and Strathdon and has something for everyone.  It is particularly good for families and beginners with excellent nursery slopes and even a magic carpet to help get you started!  The Lecht also has a great park for skiers and snowboarders who wish to test their skills on the jumps and rails.

Glenshee lies on the A93 near Braemar on the road from Blairgowrie.  Glenshee is the largest ski and snowboard area in Scotland and home to the infamous Tiger, one of the most challenging black runs around.  Glenshee also has lots of terrain – both natural and manmade - to keep all abilities happy with endless gullies, bowls, jumps and hits to explore.  On a clear day the views across the Cairngorms National Park are a sight to behold. 

For those who wish to leave the lifts and the crowds behind, the Cairngorms National Park offers endless opportunities for ski touring and back country exploring just make sure you check the weather forecast and avalanche report before you go and ensure you have all the right equipment and know how to use it!  There are lots of guides and training courses available in the area to make sure that you can make the most of the snow in the Cairngorms National Park in safety so why not give them a try?

See the list below for businesses to help you make the most of Snowsports in the Cairngorms National Park.
 

Active Outdoor Pursuits - Skiing and Snowboarding

9. Active Outdoor Pursuits - Skiing and Snowboarding

Free transport to Cairngorm when you book ski lessons. Active offer an exciting range of snowsports including, skiing, snowboardi...

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Craigower Lodge Outdoor Centre

Newtonmore

Ski and Snowboard with G2 Outdoor

10. Ski and Snowboard with G2 Outdoor

We have been established as a Ski/Snowboard School for 10 years and we only employ the best instructors to give you the best learn...

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Unit 3, Plot 10

Aviemore

Freshtracks Glenshee Ski and Board Hire and Shop

11. Freshtracks Glenshee Ski and Board Hire and Shop

Our friendly and experienced hire staff are all Salomon qualified and have many years of experience. We like to say that we offer ...

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Freshtracks Glenshee

Spittal of Glenshee

Compass Christian Centre Outdoor Activities

12. Compass Christian Centre Outdoor Activities

Outdoor activities including skiing, kayaking, archery, climbing wall and much more. Packages and activity days available....

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Glenshee Lodge

Spittal of Glenshee

Wilderness Scotland, Winter Sports (Small Group)

13. Wilderness Scotland, Winter Sports (Small Group)

Our winter adventure activities provide unique itineraries and exceptional experiences, which allow you to get off the beaten trac...

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Inverdruie House

Aviemore

British Association Snowsport Instructors Ltd

14. British Association Snowsport Instructors Ltd

BASI is the OFFICIAL TRAINING and GRADING BODY for Snowsport Instructors and Coaches in the United Kingdom and has been offering...

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Morlich House

Grantown on Spey

Alpine or Nordic - On Piste or Off - Full On Adventure

15. Alpine or Nordic - On Piste or Off - Full On Adventure

New - XC nordic track Ski rentals now available. You pick up or we bring them to you. We have qualified and experienced ski and s...

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24 Cairngorm Avenue

Aviemore

Glenmore Lodge-Skiing and Snowboarding

16. Glenmore Lodge-Skiing and Snowboarding

We are Scotlands's National Outdoor Training Centre based in the foothills of the Cairngorm mountains. There is a strong tradition...

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Glenmore Lodge

Aviemore

Freshtracks Glenshee Ski and Snowboard School

17. Freshtracks Glenshee Ski and Snowboard School

Make the most of your day at Glenshee Ski Centre with a lesson with us at Freshtracks Glenshee. We are proud of our long standing ...

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Glenshee Ski Centre

Spittal of Glenshee

G2 Outdoor Ltd

18. G2 Outdoor Ltd

Based in Aviemore G2 Outdoor provide outdoor activities such as Rafting, Canyoning, Gorge Walking, Rock Climbing, and Snow Sports ...

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Unit 3, Plot 10

Aviemore

Ski Hire from SkiBraemar

19. Ski Hire from SkiBraemar

SkiBraemar provides snowsport rental for Glenshee and Lecht visitors. Based roadside in Braemar the hire is operated by Cyclehighl...

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Victoria Hall

Braemar

Snowlimit

20. Snowlimit

Snowlimit is the renowned ski and snowboard programme dedicated to children, that operates each winter on Cairngorm Mountain. It t...

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Cairngorm Mountain

Aviemore

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