Cairngorm Piste map ski, resort runs and slopes in the ski resort of Cairngorm. Browse our high resolution map of the pistes in Cairngorm to plan your ski holiday. Aviemore piste map. View the piste maps of Aviemore in Cairngorm Mountain including all ski lifts and ski runs. The piste map of Cairngorm Mountain. 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 .

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Best for Beating the crowds. We have the easiest access to backcountry in Scotland. The terrain is challenging and exciting, and the scenery is dramatic. Best time to go As we rely on prevailing westerlies to fill in the snow to the back bowls, February and March are usually better than January. Our access roads are mostly coastal so they get less affected by snow-caused aviwmore delays.

Favourite run The back corries — easily hikeable lift-accessed terrain. Where to hire kit Nevis Range equipment on site, it also hires clothing and backcountry though it’s advisable to book in advance. Scott McMorrisOakley snow team manager.

Glencoe has some of the best natural terrain in Scotland and the scenery is absolutely incredible. Best time to go It can be a little unpredictable so when it snows you have to drop everything and go.

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If you head up on a weekday you should have the place to yourself. Its hot chocolate is pretty good, too. Best place to stay In a microlodge at the resort’s campsiteglencoemountain. Favourite run Head down the Main Basin and into the Canyon, you’ll pop out under the Cliff Hanger Chair, which usually has a fun gully to air out of. Keep your speed up and ride across the Plateau to the top of the Access Chair.


If there’s sufficient snow you can ride all the way to the car park — keep to the left of the chair for some of the best open off-piste runs in Scotland. Kit cannot be pre-ordered but they have only ever run out once. Andrew Duthie, associate editor at Whitelines snowboarding magazine.

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Best for Varied skiing and snowboarding. Glenshee’s USP is definitely mal size — it has the most varied riding available on home soil and a great terrain park, too. Best time to go Keep an eye on the forecasts and the webcams and be prepared to make a last-minute trip when the conditions are looking good. My best days have pretty much always been in January but there are often amazing conditions in spring.

Best place for cake The cafe at the base station has just had a makeover and does a mean yum-yum.

Best place to stay The Gulabin Lodgegulabinoutdoors. The youth hostel at Braemarsyha. Best place for beers The Spittal of Glenshee Hotel spittalofglenshee.

Favourite run Glas Maol is considered by many to be the best piste in Scotland. Over on the Butchart’s side aviemoree are loads of natural hits to be found on a top-to-bottom run.

Best for snow sureness. It gets more snow, lasting longer, and has the largest number of season ticket holders of any Scottish resort. It has wonderful views, a mountain railway to take large numbers of skiers up the mountain quickly and a top-rank pisting team.

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Favourite run Aladdin’s Couloir in the off-piste next to the ski area, or the White Lady piste. Where to hire kit The Snowboard Asylum on the main street in Aviemore snowboard-asylum. One of the smaller, quieter resorts, with a magic carpet lift and smaller pistes lower down that are great for kids and beginners. The runs are shorter than in other resorts but as the queues are shorter too, you nap get more time liste the snow.


It’s part of the Cairngorms national park so the scenery is beautiful. Wviemore time to go Traditionally, January to March — mqp April has also been good in recent avimore. Best place for cake The new Alpine Lodge bar in the ski centre does good cake, hot chocolate, beer and mulled wine. Where to hire kit The hire centre at the ski lodge — items can be reserved online. This article contains affiliate links, which means we may earn a small commission if a reader clicks through and makes a purchase.

All our journalism is independent and is in no way influenced by any advertiser or commercial initiative. The links are powered by Skimlinks. By clicking on an affiliate link, you accept that Skimlinks cookies will be set. Best place for cake The Pinemartin cafe on site. Nearest airport Inverness or Glasgow. Nearest station Fort William. Scotland holidays Highlands holidays Winter sports holidays features. Order by newest oldest recommendations. Show 25 25 50 All.

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