Posts for May 2012

M82 opening tomorrow …

The first ever motorway in the highlands … the new section of the downhill at Nevis Range opens tomorrow for 3 days only (1,2,3 June) before it closes again for final fine tuning before the World Cup (9-10 June). It then reopens on Monday 11 June. Check out scottish rider Greg Williamson testing the new […]

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Downhill and diggers in action

The Downhill and Nevis Red are both fully open this weekend (5/6/7 May) which will give people a bird’s eye view of the new jump line being constructed by Mark Hedderwick’s Hitrak team. Tons of material has been amassed (which is why the downhill has been closed during the week). It is now being shaped. […]

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New snowfencing in transit

Getting ready for the hill squad to do snowfencing repairs means flying the timber into position.

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downhill tracks get a face lift

Lots going on with the mountain bike downhill tracks. We’ve been working on resurfacing both tracks over the last couple of weeks with 2 helicopter days flying about 40 tons  (nearly 50 flights) of lime.  It is a massive job to ‘Whack’ all of this to keep it in place. Where the trees came down on […]

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