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Cairngorm Ski Road

Cairngorm Ski Road


Postby Sunset tripper » Mon Mar 22, 2021 2:47 pm

I'm hoping for a trip up onto the Cairngorms this week. I have had a look just now to see if the road up to the ski car park is open but it's not easy to find such info or maybe that's just me. :roll:
#planahead :? :? :?

Does anyone know if it is now open?

Cheers :D
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Re: Cairngorm Ski Road

Postby gaffr » Mon Mar 22, 2021 3:28 pm

Not open Last week.....all I seem to read is that the gates closed until further notice.
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Re: Cairngorm Ski Road

Postby Paul Webster » Mon Mar 22, 2021 5:43 pm

It's closed. Doesn't make me very happy, but guessing it they will only want to open if & when HIE can open their Cairngorm Mountain cafe & shop.
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Re: Cairngorm Ski Road

Postby Sunset tripper » Mon Mar 22, 2021 6:00 pm

Thanks for the info guys. :thumbup:
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Re: Cairngorm Ski Road

Postby gaffr » Tue Mar 23, 2021 8:27 am

The hardy local folks have taken to the bikes to reach snow to ski on. :) No images for the tortuous ride carrying ski kit up to Cairngorm car park
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On the way up Glen Eanaich to reach the snow on Braeriach.
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Some difficult passages.
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Bike parking lot for Braeriach.
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Re: Cairngorm Ski Road

Postby Paul Webster » Fri Apr 02, 2021 11:22 am

The gates are now open, though there has been no official news or statement.
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Re: Cairngorm Ski Road

Postby Sunset tripper » Sat Apr 03, 2021 11:12 am

Cheers Paul good info again.

A pity that in these times when we are told to plan ahead, the information from Cairngorm Mtn. and Cairngorm National Park is hard to find and usually after the fact.

It's like getting blood out of a stone. :roll:
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Re: Cairngorm Ski Road

Postby Paul Webster » Sat Apr 03, 2021 6:57 pm

I strongly suspect that Cairngorm National Park have a much difficulty getting any sort of communication out of Cairngorm Mountain as everyone else.

Wouldn't be surprised if the gates are locked again very shortly given the forecast though!
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Re: Cairngorm Ski Road

Postby Fairweather Softie » Sun Apr 18, 2021 5:42 pm

Hi all,

Is this road open?
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Re: Cairngorm Ski Road

Postby gaffr » Sun Apr 18, 2021 5:59 pm

Was open last week my daughter went up for a ski tour.
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Re: Cairngorm Ski Road

Postby jmarkb » Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:04 pm

And open yesterday, according to friends who were up there.
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