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Nevis Range celebrates 30th birthday with 1989 prices

Written by Fiona

December 09 2019

One of Scotland’s ski resorts, The Nevis Range Mountain Experience, is turning back the clock to 1989 to celebrate 30 years of adventure. On Saturday December 21, Nevis Range, near Fort William, will offer visitors 1989 prices to ski, snowboard or take a gondola.

A Gondola Day Ticket will be just £3.50 and a Full Day Snowsports Ticket will cost £12.50. To take advantage of this deal, tickets must be purchased by noon on Friday December 20. 2019.

The celebrations will continue from 5pm to midnight with a programme of free entertainment in a heated marquee next to the Gondola Base Station. There will be Celtic fire dancers, PyroCeltica, inspirational and informative talks from Nevis Range legends, a ceilidh with A’hooligan and The Gary Innes Band, local food and drink, prizes and Nevis Range giveaways.

Running all day and night there will be a competition for the best dressed person wearing ski kit and/or apres-ski kit from 1989, with a prize of a 10-year snowsports season pass for Nevis Range.

Nevis Range history in photos

Construction of the gondola towers.
Helicopter assistance for the gondola towers.
The Queen’s visit to Nevis Range in 1991.
The first fencing making its way to the mountain before the gondola.

Chris O’Brien, CEO of Nevis Range, said: “I’m immensely proud to be chief executive of this ever changing and ever progressing business. To be celebrating 30 years of the Nevis Range Mountain Experience is an incredible feeling, especially considering that this anniversary comes at such an exciting time.

“On the night. Ian ‘Spike’ Sykes and Ian ‘Suds’ Sutherland will be telling us all about the early days and history of Nevis Range, while Mike Jardine and Lesley Beck will give us the fascinating story of the UCI MTB World Cup.

“I hope we’ll see a huge turnout to join us all in a 30th birthday to remember.”

Free shuttle bus

Nevis Range will offer a free shuttle bus service from Fort William and Corpach to transport party goers to and from the venue where celebrations.

The first 50 people to get to Nevis Range for the evening’s party will receive a special Nevis Range give away.

See Nevis Range.

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