Posts for Snowsports

Snowsports 2016/17

Sadly, we’re now completely closed for skiing/ snowboarding this winter. The Gondola is running daily (10am – 5pm at the moment) and you’re welcome to use the gondola for uplift for some turns or ski touring – the daily webcam images on the website will let you see the snow remaining as well as any […]

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No Fuss Events Launch Custom Branded Mountain Gondola

We were delighted to welcome No Fuss Events to Nevis Range today to launch the latest strand to their innovative marketing campaign for 2017 – the first completely wrapped mountain gondola at Nevis Range. Unveiling  their custom branded Gondola,  Frazer Coupland, Partner at No Fuss Events, said: “Nevis Range operates Britain’s only mountain gondola system […]

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Join our first ever RESCUE DAY

  On Saturday 8 October, we’re holding a Rescue Day at the gondola base station at Nevis Range. There will be range of activities and demonstrations taking place throughout the afternoon between 1pm and 5pm, including search and rescue dog demos, gondola evacuations, technical ropes demos and a fun transceiver area and demos. There will […]

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An evening with ‘Spike’ Sykes

One of our very first founders of the Nevis Range Ski Resort that we all know today – ‘Spike’ Sykes, will be giving an evening of entertaining, lively chat from his early school days up to present day. He’ll also be relaying his epic stories about being a member of the Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team […]

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Scottish Children’s Races at Nevis

It was great to welcome and host the Scottish Ski Club Bairns Bucket and Childrens Championship Races here at Nevis Range on Sunday 13th March. Well done to all and what a super day at the races! Salting worked great in the soft conditions to firm up the Piste. It eventually broke though for some […]

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Skimo Scotland Macpac Nevis Range Vertical Results

On Sunday 28 February, we welcomed Skimo Scotland to Nevis Range for the Macpac Nevis Range Vertical. Conditions over the weekend couldn’t have been better with blue skies, brilliant snow and crystal clear visibility. In total, 33 racers entered the Macpac Nevis Range Vertical on Sunday, with Ben Bardsley winning his first race in the Skimo series […]

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In the Shadow of Ben Nevis

Working at Nevis Range, 27 years on, in 2016, it’s all too easy to forget the blood, sweat & tears and the huge amount of effort that went into creating the ski resort and visitor attraction that we all take for granted today.  And as a skier or snowboarder, the history of the slopes you […]

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Gondola Electronics upgraded!

• 12 tons of equipment • 15 kilometers of cable • 4,000 terminal connections • 6 Doppelmayr engineers from Austria • 9 Nevis Range staff • £½m capital cost This year when we closed for our annual ‘planned maintenance’ schedule we started a major upgrade of Electronics on our Gondola system which was first installed […]

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Change at the top!

From today, we’ve got a new boss here at Nevis Range.  Peter joined Nevis Range when it first opened in 1989 as head chef.  Since then, he’s been busy keeping our customers, and us, well fed with delicious and healthy meals made with loads of locally sourced ingredients.  Everything’s made on the premises, which is […]

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Top taste award for our top nosh!

We’re absolutely delighted that we’ve won a VisitScotland “Taste Our Best” Award … the first Scottish ski resort and one of only 6 visitor attractions to have it. Although we’ve always know that our Snowgoose restaurant and Pinemarten cafe bar were second to none … frequenting them as often as we can in-between ‘work’ breaks, […]

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