Scotland Ski Summary History
Last updated: Sun 26th Mar, 2017 at 16:07
Mild and dry with sunshine is the forecast for the Highlands so not ideal for skiing in Scotland but where the snow is still deep enough, at Cairngorm, Glencoe and Nevis Range, there is some fun spring style skiing to be had.
Last updated: Sat 25th Mar, 2017 at 16:03
Fine spring weather in the Highlands now and there is fun skiing on offer on the highest slopes of Cairngorm, Glencoe and Nevis Range. The forecast is dry and mild so it seems the snow cover will continue to reduce through the week ahead - not what skiers in Scotland want to hear.
Last updated: Fri 24th Mar, 2017 at 15:04
It is turning mild in the Highlands but Cairngorm, Glencoe and Nevis Range continue to offer uplift. On the highest slopes where the snow cover is skiable there is good fun to be had, especially whilst the sun shines.
Last updated: Thu 23rd Mar, 2017 at 14:55
Very mild weather will soon arrive in the Highlands and this is likely to quickly wipe out the limited skiing available at 3 of the Scottish ski centres. Next week looks unusually sunny and mild so not good news for skiers in Scotland.
Last updated: Wed 22nd Mar, 2017 at 15:12
The Highlands have some skiing on offer again with Cairngorm, Glencoe and Nevis Range operating uplift for access to a mostly thin cover of fresh dry snow. Glenshee and the Lecht have insufficient snow cover to open.
Last updated: Tue 21st Mar, 2017 at 15:18
Fresh snow is drifting in high winds across the Highlands and it seem that once the weather settles there will be skiing at Cairngorm, Glencoe and Nevis Range. The forecast indicates further light snowfall this week so very gradually the limited ski area is expanding.
Last updated: Mon 20th Mar, 2017 at 15:15
Windy and increasingly cold weather is impacting on conditions at the five Scottish ski centres and with snow in the forecast hopes are again raised that the season might yet come good. For the moment though, just limited skiing at Cairngorm and Nevis Range, when winds allow.
Last updated: Sun 19th Mar, 2017 at 15:13
Cooler air will soon arrive in the Highlands and snowfall is expected as the week develops. All five of the Scottish ski centres hope sufficient snowfall arrives to kick start the season as at present only Cairngorm and Nevis Range hold enough snow to offer skiing.
Last updated: Fri 17th Mar, 2017 at 12:52
Fresh snow is falling in the Highlands at all elevations and Cairngorm, Glencoe and Nevis Range are offering uplift for skiers. If heavy snowfall continues both Glenshee and the Lecht hope also to open a limited ski area for this weekend.
Last updated: Thu 16th Mar, 2017 at 14:28
Heavy snowfall is expected in the Highlands through Friday and into the weekend and there should be sufficient accumulations for all five of the Scottish ski centres to again offer uplift. However high winds may limit options for what is possible this weekend.
Last updated: Wed 15th Mar, 2017 at 13:50
Only Cairngorm and Nevis Range have sufficient snow cover to offer skiing right now but finally the forecast for the Highlands looks exciting for skiers with heavy snowfall arriving on Thursday with several days of snowfall to follow.
Last updated: Tue 14th Mar, 2017 at 14:36
High winds have limited uplift at the three Scottish ski centres that currently hold sufficient snow for skiing. The forecast for the Highlands indicates fresh snowfall before the weekend so if winds ease, then skiing will again be on offer.
Last updated: Mon 13th Mar, 2017 at 14:50
There is limited skiing on offer in the Highlands at Cairngorm, Glencoe and Nevis Range. The forecast indicates fresh snowfall through midweek so the hope is enough snow will fall for the skiable area to increase.
Last updated: Sun 12th Mar, 2017 at 15:52
The Scottish ski centres have had a poor season and no salvation is in sight for the next few days as rain is expected across the Highlands. For the moment Cairngorm, Glencoe and Nevis Range continue to offer skiing on only upper slopes.
Last updated: Sat 11th Mar, 2017 at 15:30
The freezing level has risen in the Highlands to leave all five of the Scottish ski centres struggling to hold any pistes together. The forecast also looks too mild for the week ahead, so whilst limited skiing is on still offer, it may not last much longer.
Last updated: Fri 10th Mar, 2017 at 14:42
It looks like it will be just a bit too mild for the 5 Scottish ski centres this weekend as precipitation will more likely fall as rain or sleet rather than snow, however all five centres will be offering uplift for skiing on a thin and reducing snow cover.
Last updated: Thu 09th Mar, 2017 at 15:14
Fresh snow and less wind has allowed all but one of the five Scottish ski centres to open. The forecast is mixed for the next few days but potentially all centres could be offering some skiing this weekend, with the best skiing in the West Highlands or the high pistes of Cairngorm.
Last updated: Wed 08th Mar, 2017 at 15:13
High winds have been reducing uplift in the Highlands which currently hold enough snow for limited skiing. The forecast promises further snowfall so the skiable area is expected to increase by the weekend with potentially all centres set to be open.
Last updated: Tue 07th Mar, 2017 at 15:10
Small amounts of snow continue to fall at all five of the Scottish ski centres and the forecast indicates more to come. Only Glenshee is still to start uplift for skiers, whilst the other four Scottish centres are all now open for skiing.
Last updated: Mon 06th Mar, 2017 at 13:58
There is limited snow cover in the Highlands but 3 of the 5 Scottish ski centres are offering uplift for skiers to enjoy the fresh and dry snow cover. The forecast indicates some further light snowfall to come this week so hopefully the skiable area will soon expand.
Last updated: Sun 05th Mar, 2017 at 14:09
There is again skiing on offer in the Highlands but the snow cover is thin and the skiable area mostly limited. Glencoe and Nevis Range in the west Highlands have the best snow cover right now, but further snowfall is expected at all five ski centres through to midweek.
Last updated: Sat 04th Mar, 2017 at 12:38
All five of the Scottish ski centres are offering some skiing this weekend with heavy falls of fresh snow reported through Saturday. Through Sunday skies will clear and some good skiing will be on offer, albeit on a mostly thin snow cover.
Last updated: Fri 03rd Mar, 2017 at 15:02
There is a thin cover of skiable snow at 3 of the 5 Scottish ski centres now with further light falls of snow in the weekend forecast. All the centres hope the freezing level stay sufficiently low that the fresh snow will stick, and that the skiable area can then expand.
Last updated: Thu 02nd Mar, 2017 at 14:43
Slowly the snow cover is increasing in the Highlands and now there is limited skiing at all of the Scottish centres, except Glenshee. The weekend forecast indicates further snowfall so hopes are raised for more piste openings soon.
Last updated: Wed 01st Mar, 2017 at 15:02
There is skiing on offer at three of the five Scottish ski centres now but the snow cover is very thin and the skiable terrain very limited. The forecast indicates cold air to come but no sign of the heavy snowfall needed to kick-start the season.
Last updated: Tue 28th Feb, 2017 at 14:50
Two of the five ski centres in the Highlands are open with skiing on a very thin cover of fresh snow. Further light snowfall is in the forecast but much heavier snowfall is really badly needed to kick-start the Scottish ski season.
Last updated: Mon 27th Feb, 2017 at 10:25
There is limited skiing once again in the Highlands at Cairngorm and Nevis Range. Snow cover is very thin and pistes are only just about complete on the highest slopes. Further snowfall is in the forecast for this week so fingers crossed the snow cover consolidates and more of the Scottish ski centres can open.
Last updated: Sun 26th Feb, 2017 at 14:37
Rain has turned back to snow and once again in the Highlands and the situation for skiing in Scotland looks more promising. The five day forecast features snowfall and temperatures cool enough to hold snow at all five Scottish ski centres so fingers crossed uplift will restart soon.
Last updated: Sat 25th Feb, 2017 at 15:53
Very unfortunate times for the Scottish ski centres as the freezing level has once again crushed hopes of a snow base being established in the Highlands as heavy rain quickly wiped out the fresh snow cover that had allowed ski uplift to begin on Friday.
Last updated: Fri 24th Feb, 2017 at 12:36
Heavy snow has been drifting over the east and west Highlands and now all five of the Scottish ski centres are preparing pistes, when the wind allows. Already limited uplift is on offer and more is promised for this weekend. With more snow in the forecast it seems things are finally looking up.