News on Cairngorm

CairnGorm Mountain Bags the UK's First Halfpipe

CairnGorm Mountain Bags the UK's First Halfpipe

Wed 16 April 14, Cairngorm, United Kingdom

On Saturday the 19th April CairnGorm Mountain will be hosting the first ever halfpipe competition to be run in the UK on a machine-cut pipe.

New Operator and investment for Cairngorms

New Operator and investment for Cairngorms

Fri 11 April 14, Cairngorm, United Kingdom

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is delighted to announce Natural Retreats, a specialist leisure and travel company, as the new operator of Cairngorm Mountain, taking effect in June 2014.

Campaign to Reinstate Coire Na Ciste Chairlift!

Campaign to Reinstate Coire Na Ciste Chairlift!

Fri 11 April 14, Cairngorm, United Kingdom

In the light of the new management of Cairngorm ski area, a campaining group seeks to overturn the resort's introduction of a ‘core lifts policy’ with perational emphasis placed on Coire Cas.

Vans Hi Standard heads to Austria and Scotland!

Vans Hi Standard heads to Austria and Scotland!

Thu 27 February 14, Mayrhofen, Austria

After successfully bringing the legendarily laid-back Vans Hi-Standard Series to Europe in 2013, Vans are proud to announce its return for 2014!

Cairngorm Plans Earliest Opening in Five Years!

Cairngorm Plans Earliest Opening in Five Years!

Fri 08 November 13, Cairngorm, United Kingdom

CairnGorm Mountain, the UK’s favourite snowsports resort, expects to open on Saturday 9th November for snowsports on what will be the earliest start to a season for five years!

Big Air day at CairnGorm Mountain 2013

Big Air day at CairnGorm Mountain 2013

Sun 07 April 13, Cairngorm, United Kingdom

The final competition in the Vans Hi-Standard Big Air Snowboarding Series took place in Scotland at CairnGorm Mountain where alpine conditions have prevailed over the Easter holiday period providing a huge boost to the Scottish snowsports industry.

Cairngorm Mountain Opens For Winter 201213!

Cairngorm Mountain Opens For Winter 201213!

Sat 01 December 12, Cairngorm, United Kingdom

Snowsports season kicks off at CairnGorm!

Snow making comes to the CairnGorms!

Snow making comes to the CairnGorms!

Thu 15 November 12, Cairngorm, United Kingdom

As anticipation builds for the forthcoming season at Scotland’s premier snowsports resort, CairnGorm Mountain has announced that it will have the capacity to make snow this winter!

The Red Bull 50/50 extreme biathlon on CairnGorm

The Red Bull 50/50 extreme biathlon on CairnGorm

Mon 12 March 12, Cairngorm, United Kingdom

On Saturday 10th March 2012, 100 competitors from across the UK made their bid to set the quickest descent of CairnGorm Mountain in the first ever extreme biathlon

Red Bull 50/50 biathlon challenge at Caingorm

Red Bull 50/50 biathlon challenge at Caingorm

Mon 13 February 12, Cairngorm, United Kingdom

On Saturday 10th March 2012, the inaugural Red Bull 50/50 will be taking place at CairnGorm Mountain in Scotland, challenging skiers, snowboarders and mountain bikers in the ultimate biathlon.

CairnGorm in Scotland opens for the season

CairnGorm in Scotland opens for the season

Sun 14 November 10, Cairngorm, United Kingdom

On Saturday, CairnGorm Mountain opened for snowsports with over 130 skiers and boarders taking to the slopes only 145 days after skiing finally stopped last winter

Record season at CairnGorm finally comes to an end

Record season at CairnGorm finally comes to an end

Mon 21 June 10, Cairngorm, United Kingdom

This was the 147th day of riding at CairnGorm since the season started on 28 November 2009 and more than 60 people took to the slopes at CairnGorm Mountain on the summer solstice on Monday 21st June 2010 to enjoy some midsummer skiing on the snow still lying there in the Ptarmigan bowl

Spring clean at CairnGorm and Nevis Range

Spring clean at CairnGorm and Nevis Range

Tue 15 June 10, Cairngorm, United Kingdom

Now that CairnGorm Mountain's record season has finally come to an end, it's time to pick up all the cigarette butts and other crap that skiers leave behind

Southern Hemisphere Ski Season Underway

Southern Hemisphere Ski Season Underway

Wed 09 June 10, Hintertux, Austria

Up to 1.3m base in New Zealand. Three ski areas still open in the US. Last weekend of the ski season in Finland coming up. French and Canadian glaciers re-opening next week. Australian ski season starts Saturday. Scotland still offering skiing indoors and out.

World Snow Update - 22nd April 2010

World Snow Update - 22nd April 2010

Thu 22 April 10, Solden, Austria

70cm in 7 Days at Norwegian Resorts More Than 50 resorts still open in France. First snow of season for Australian ski resort. 50 ski areas still open in France.

2/3rds of Resorts Closed for Season but fresh snow

2/3rds of Resorts Closed for Season but fresh snow

Wed 14 April 10, Mammoth Mountain, USA

Heavy snow in Alberta, British Columbia, California, Utah, more Than 50 resorts still open in France, Fresh snow in the Alps

Winter refuses to go away - world snow update

Winter refuses to go away - world snow update

Wed 07 April 10, Serre Chevalier, France

Seven feet of snow in seven days at Utah resort. Up to a Metre of new snow In past week In Switzerland. Average Snow depth On Open French Ski Slopes Still Tops Six Feet. More Heavy snow in North America. Scottish resort plans to open at weekends through May

CairnGorm in Kilts, world record attempt ...

CairnGorm in Kilts, world record attempt ...

Wed 24 February 10, Cairngorm, United Kingdom

CairnGorm Mountain is attempting to set a world record for the largest number of kilted skiers/snowboarders skiing down a piste at once. The attempt will take place on Saturday 6th March at 11am and all money raised will go to local ski programmes

World snow update - 10th feb

World snow update - 10th feb

Wed 10 February 10, Alyeska, USA

Whistler is ready, Olympic Snowboard venue Cyprus Mountain to host events as planned despite warm weather. US overtakes Europe For Deepest Snowbase in the world. Another few feet in the Alps. More than 40 die worldwide in avalanches in the past week.

Snow update, 27th Jan -West N.America gets it deep

Snow update, 27th Jan -West N.America gets it deep

Wed 27 January 10, Niseko United, Japan

More Heavy Snow In Western North America and 7ft of snow (2.1m) has falen in in 7days at Utahs Snowbird, but little happening in Europe