Glenshee

Glenshee or Gleann Shith, (Gaelic for Glen of the Fairies), flanks the highest public road in Scotland which runs through the Cairnwell pass, formerly one of the main historic drove routes from the Highlands to the Lowlands.

Glenshee Ski Centre is the largest Ski Centre in the UK and offers the most extensive skiing and snowboarding facilities, with 21 lifts and tows running over 4 mountains and 3 valleys. The area is well serviced by 2 mountain cafes and one café situated at Car park level.

Vital Statistics

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  • Size of Area: 2,000acres (790 hectares)
  • Base Elevation: 2,132ft (650m)
  • Pisted Runs: 40km
  • Uplift Capacity: 15,460 per hour
  • Opening Hours: 0830-1700 (7 days a week)
  • Vertical Descent: 1,500ft (457m)
  • Summit Elevation: 3,504ft (1068m)
  • Longest Run: Glas Maol - 2km (1.25m)
  • Snowmaking: 20,000m
  • Season: December - April (snow dependant)
  • 21 Lifts - 2 Chairlifts, 16 Pomas and 3 T-Bars
  • 36 Runs - 8 Green (22%) 13 Blue (36%), 13 Red (36%) and 2 Black (6%)

 

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#snowdog #scottish #skiing #itsadogslife Glenshee is just the coolest place to hang out!🐾

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#newsnow #glenshee #startseason #neige #scottish #beastfromtheeast @basi_inst looking like we will be having fun at last this season. More runs opening as snow continues to fall.

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Onwards and upwards, bring on the the snaw! ❄️❄️⛷🏂 fb.me/7bU2wyKDE

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Looking forward to winter & awesome views twitter.com/theglenshee/st…

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RT @lairdoflorachan: @MrMarkBeaumont riding his final sets in to Paris today and broadcasting live on @BBCBreakfast #ArtemisWorldCycle #79D…

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Great skiing yesterday with the awesome kids at Craigclowan School fb.me/8XbIEZVWq

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