Nevis Range Blog

Europeans takes top spots on 4X podium

Fort William BUFF® 4X PRO TOUR final finishes on a European high as Czech, Tomáš Slavik, and German, Steffi Marth, take top spots on the podium Today (4 June), 45 riders from across the world descended upon the Nevis Range in Fort William for the BUFF® 4X Pro Tour. Taking place on the uncompromising slopes […]

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The Pinemarten Cafe Bar Turns 5!

Today marks 5 years since the opening of the new Pinemarten cafe bar at the gondola base station at Nevis Range. In late 2010, the old Pinemarten cafe closed it’s doors as work began to transform and extend the Equipment Hire building. During the 2010/11 winter season, the base station cafe operated out of a […]

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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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Meet at last!

  The two sections of the Blue Adder finally meet! The ascent from the Nevis Range base can now be ridden all the way to the start of the Blue Adder descent at the puggy line, a much more interesting and fun way to get up there than slogging up the fire road. Happy days!

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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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POC Scottish Enduro Series Round 5

After a miserable practise day on Saturday, competitors for the 2015 Scottish Enduro Series awoke on Sunday morning to the sound of birds singing, the sun shining, and the moans of the previous night’s casualties. The course had dried up nicely and it was time to get racin’! Riders head up to the Blue Adder […]

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Wedding Congratulations

Congratulations to Fern and Derek Adam from Falkirk, who married at Nevis Range on Saturday 5 September 2015. The couple were joined by their family and friends as they said their vows looking over Lochaber at 650m. The gorgeous sunny day provided the perfect opportunity to enjoy a drink or two on the balcony before […]

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