Guaranteed snow and season start dates have created high demand for Ski-Scotland’s All-Areas Season Tickets. There are still a few available to buy, although stocks are said to be dwindling.
Chair of Ski-Scotland, Andy Meldrum, said: “Each year there is only a limited number of these tickets available and we tend to find they disappear like snow off a dyke at this time of year as they make excellent Christmas presents. Once they’re gone, they’re gone.”
The tickets allow skiers and snowboarders to be totally flexible and to go where snow and weather conditions are best on any given day.
They are also popular because they are a very effective – and acceptable – way to queue-jump at most resorts allowing early bird skiers to make fresh tracks on the mountain at Glencoe, Glenshee, The Lecht and, following the issue of an electronic ticket, also at Nevis Range.
Andy continued: “With guaranteed snow this year courtesy of our TechnoAlpin Snow Factories, both Glencoe Mountain and The Lecht are aiming to open this Saturday, December 1.
“This is the first time that Scotland has been able to offer a definite season start date and there are currently huge mounds of real snow ready for spreading on the pistes and uptracks at both ski areas, as can be seen on our Facebook pages. There has also been some natural snow to pretty up the surrounding mountainsides.”
However, as usual, Ski-Scotland would advise people to check weather and road conditions before leaving. “This is Scotland after all,” added Andy.
A small number of tickets are still available through the Ski-Scotland website.
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