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Scotland Ski Summary History

Last updated: Tue 17th Jan, 2017 at 14:51

A few patches of snow are skiable and of use to novices at the top of Cairngorm and the Lecht but that is all that is offered as lift served skiing in the Scottish Highlands currently. The 5 day forecast looks dry so no change in the rather poor situation is expected for skiers in Scotland anytime soon.

Last updated: Mon 16th Jan, 2017 at 14:57

Sadly mild air has once again removed snow cover from the Scottish Highlands and whilst 4 of the 5 ski centres managed to offer uplift through the weekend it is now very much back to square one and the waiting game. No significant snowfall in the 5 day forecast issued today.

Last updated: Sun 15th Jan, 2017 at 15:54

Four of the five Scottish ski centres were able to offer limited skiing through the weekend thanks to significant snowfall at the end of last week but unfortunately the freezing level has risen above the summits again and the fresh cover is now wet and reducing. The forecast holds no salvation this week and the skiable snow is expected to soon be removed.

Last updated: Sat 14th Jan, 2017 at 15:58

Skiing is back underway in the Highlands with 4 of the 5 Scottish ski centres offering uplift this weekend. The snow cover is still thin but piste crews have completed pistes where they can and more snow expected to drift in. So don

Last updated: Fri 13th Jan, 2017 at 14:42

Snow is drifting in the Highlands in very strong winds but already the Lecht ski centre has indicated likely lift opening this weekend. The other centres will follow suit just as soon as possible but the wind will limit their options, at least until later on Sunday.

Last updated: Thu 12th Jan, 2017 at 13:13

Heavy snow is expected across the Scottish Highlands as we head into the weekend and there is a chance enough snow will accumulate by the snow fencing to allow posting and then uplift to start. No centres have confirmed any opening plans but all 5 are on standby for what is hoped will be a positive change in fortune for Scottish skiers.

Last updated: Wed 11th Jan, 2017 at 13:11

It is looking good in the Highlands with the next few days likely to see significant snowfall at all five of the Scottish ski centres. Subject to just how much accumulates it is quite possible limited uplift will resume by this weekend.

Last updated: Tue 10th Jan, 2017 at 12:41

Light falls have snow have again been reported in the Highlands but there is a long way to go to transform heathery pistes into skiable terrain. Heavy snow will be required over the next few days before the 5 Scottish centres can even consider starting uplift again.

Last updated: Tue 10th Jan, 2017 at 12:41

Light falls have snow have again been reported in the Highlands but there is a long way to go to transform heathery pistes into skiable terrain. Heavy snow will be required over the next few days before the 5 Scottish centres can even consider starting uplift again.

Last updated: Mon 09th Jan, 2017 at 14:51

There is still insufficient snow for skiing in Scotland but the 7 day forecast looks promising with cold air and snowfall streaming in from the west over the Highlands. All five centres are on standby for the start of the Scottish ski season.

Last updated: Sun 08th Jan, 2017 at 15:47

There is heavy snow forecast for the Highlands this week and so hopes are high at all five of the Scottish ski centres that soon skiing may get underway. There has only been 2 days of uplift at the Cairngorm, Glencoe and the Lecht so far this season and so skiers in Scotland are more than ready to start the season.

Last updated: Sat 07th Jan, 2017 at 12:20

No skiable snow in the Highlands of Scotland and consequently no uplift on offer at any of the 5 Scottish ski centres. All eyes are on the 5 day forecast which suggests fresh snowfall soon to arrive.

Last updated: Fri 06th Jan, 2017 at 15:56

No skiing in the Scottish Highlands yet this year but snowfall is once again in the forecast and next week all five ski centres will have far more wintry conditions. Uplift is ready to operate just as soon as enough snow accumulates.

Last updated: Thu 05th Jan, 2017 at 13:45

There is no skiable snow in the Scottish Highlands yet this year and all five of the Scottish centres remain on standby for a more favourable forecast for skiers. Some snowfall is in the 5 day forecast but it is not clear yet whether or not the freezing level will be low enough to hold any snowfall.

Last updated: Wed 04th Jan, 2017 at 15:54

There is almost no snow cover in the Highlands and consequently there is no uplift on offer at any of the 5 ski centres. Unfortunately the forecast indicates rainfall is more likely than snowfall over the next 5 days so Scottish skiers must wait for more favourable conditions to arrive.

Last updated: Tue 03rd Jan, 2017 at 15:42

The freezing level has risen just too high for skiers in Scotland as the recent snowfall has once again been removed from the Highlands. The ski slopes of the 5 Scottish ski centres are back to heather and so major snowfall and much lower temperatures will be required to get uplift operational.

Last updated: Mon 02nd Jan, 2017 at 16:11

It is windy and cold in the Highlands but there is just not quite enough snow to get operations underway again at any of the five Scottish ski centres. The forecast looks cold enough this week but there is no sign of the snowfall required to change the ski situation in Scotland just yet.

Last updated: Sun 01st Jan, 2017 at 14:49

Snow is falling in the Highlands and hopes are high for an early start to the Scottish ski season in 2017. So far there is not enough snow cover or drifting for piste preparations to begin but the forecast promises more snowfall and low temperatures through this week.

Last updated: Sat 31st Dec, 2016 at 09:05

There were a few lifts in the Highlands operating for skiers in the past few days but now the snow has melted and the 5 Scottish ski centres await the return of colder air and snowfall. Conveniently on New Year

Last updated: Thu 29th Dec, 2016 at 14:34

There is now skiing on offer in the Highlands with Cairngorm, Glencoe and the Lecht offering uplift on a thin snow cover but the forecast indicates 2017 will start with a cold and snowy Acrtic airstream so hopes are high that more pistes with more substantial snow cover will soon be on offer.

Last updated: Wed 28th Dec, 2016 at 16:03

Limited skiing has actually commenced at three of the five Scottish ski centres though the snow cover is thin and likely to reduce further before fresh snow and colder air arrives at the start of the New Year. The skiing on offer is best suited to novice skier or those that just cannot wait any longer to get on the Scottish snow and get the new season started in the Highlands.

Last updated: Tue 27th Dec, 2016 at 16:01

There is still insufficient snow cover for any uplift to operate at any of the five Scottish ski centres. The forecast indicates milder air for the next couple of days so it now looks increasingly unlikely skiing will be on offer before the end of the year, though fresh snowfall is expected before the 31st.

Last updated: Mon 26th Dec, 2016 at 14:27

The Highlands are white again but not enough snow yet for the Scottish ski centres centres to begin preparation for any piste openings. The forecast seems to indicate there will not be much more snow this week and if that is the case then it is unlikely there will be any significant uplift operation before the year end.

Last updated: Sun 25th Dec, 2016 at 16:00

A warm front swept over the Highlands and wiped out the recently acquired snow cover for Christmas Day but the temperature has already fallen again and significant snowfall is in the forecas over the next few days. However it is now looking less likely that enough snow will fall to allow the 5 Scottish ski centres to open this year.

Last updated: Sat 24th Dec, 2016 at 13:22

No skiing in Scotland for Christmas but the snow is falling and more is in the 5 day mountain forecast. So there is a slight chance some uplift may be running for skiers at one of the 5 ski centres in the Highlands before the year ends. Fingers crossed.

Last updated: Fri 23rd Dec, 2016 at 10:00

Snow is falling in the Highlands and the forecast indicates more to come through the Christmas period. Prospects now looking good for some skiing to commence next week and so all five of the ski centres are on standby and ready to kickstart the Scottish ski season just as soon as possible.

Last updated: Thu 22nd Dec, 2016 at 15:01

No skiing in Scotland right now but there is a chance the Scottish ski season might actually get fully underway this Christmas as snowfall, and also high winds, are forecast. So far only light snow has started to stick to the heather covering the slopes of the five Scottish ski centres so there is a long way to go yet in terms of snow cover, but certainly the resorts finally have the weather they so badly wanted for Christmas.

Last updated: Wed 21st Dec, 2016 at 15:56

No skiing in Scotland yet but with snow in the forecast all five of the Scottish ski centres are on standby and hoping for some skiing at some point over the festive period.

Last updated: Tue 20th Dec, 2016 at 15:14

There is no skiing in Scotland yet but the forecast for through to Christmas looks wild and wintry with significant snowfall possible over the Highlands. All five centres are ready to commence uplift operations just as soon as enough of the white stuff accumulates.

Last updated: Mon 19th Dec, 2016 at 15:58

No skiing in Scotland right now but the forecast looks very promising for over the next few days with much lower air temperatures and some heavy snowfall predicted. All five of the ski centres in the Highlands are ready to start uplift, just as soon as enough snow has fallen.