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Tag: Scotland

‘Braveheart’ Lift Open At The Nevis Range

‘Braveheart’ Lift Open At The Nevis Range

IN 1996 the Nevis Range installed a chairlift called ‘Braveheart’ which lets us access the expansive Back Corrie area. This area usually misses out on the best snow but recent powder falling from south westerly storms has now filled in “o’er the back”. Riding a lift named after the epic film has got to lead to…

How’s About That Then Guys & Gals?

How’s About That Then Guys & Gals?

JIMMY Savile isn’t the kind of person we’d normally associate with the outdoors…but then that’s the whole point of this latest video; to show that the Outdoor Capital has something for everyone. Sporting a tartan tracksuit, Jimmy is still as odd and interesting as he’s ever been and in this video he reminisces how he…

Ski Single Day And The Science Of Falling In Love

Ski Single Day And The Science Of Falling In Love

NEXT Monday, if you’re single, chances are that you’ll be sick of Valentines Day. You could always escape up to Scotland for some skiing though because the Nevis Range resort is running a Ski Single day for people who aren’t in a relationship and have never tried skiing before. The day includes a morning ski…

40,000 have skied Scotland already

40,000 have skied Scotland already

With all the chaos of taking a flight abroad for a ski holiday, it seems many of us have decided to avoid all that by staying local and skiing in Scotland instead. All five resorts are now open with reports that as many as 40,000 people have skied or snowboarded there already this year. Demand…

Who wins? MotorBike or MountainBike

Who wins? MotorBike or MountainBike

There’s some competitive banter as downhill mountain bike champ Gee Atherton drives up to Scotland in a grey transit van with the world enduro champ David Knight sat next to him. As they drive, they don’t hold back on fighting their corner for their respective sports. In the back of the van are Gee’s mountain…

Sign up for Snow Alerts

Sign up for Snow Alerts

It dumped it down with snow in Scotland last year. And it’s looking every bit as likely that the conditions this year will have us loading up the car, booking an easyJet flight or taking the train north. I might be tempting fate here but we may be at a point where it’s no longer…

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