Lonely Planet Writer

Scottish ski areas open after wintry weather hits

Following heavy snowfalls, all of Scotland’s five ski resorts are now open.

Skiing in the Scottish Highlands.
Skiing in the Scottish Highlands. Image by Freddie Phillip / CC BY 2.0

It’s the first time this season that CairnGorm, Glenshee, Nevis Range, Glencoe and the Lecht have all been open, and comes as more wintry weather is forecast for the Scottish Highlands. Scotland’s skiing is relatively low altitude and weather dependent, but is worth £26 million a year to the country’s economy. Read more: scotsman.com