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Glencoe

Glencoe Ski Resort Guide

Glencoe, Scotland

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Highest Lift1,108m
Resort Height305m
 Nearest AirportsGlasgow and Inverness
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Glencoe

The Scottish ski resort of Glencoe is at an altitude of 305m.

Summary

Glencoe has direct access to 17 marked pistes, served by a total of 9 ski lifts.

The skiing is at relatively low altitude, so snow cover can be variable.

Skiing

There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.

Snowboarding

Glencoe offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Glencoe.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'The Flypaper'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Glencoe?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm, expected on 8 December, with around 33cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Snow this week

Snow Forecast by day for Glencoe
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Ski Area Stats

Glencoe Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 7 
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 
Green Pistes
Beginner Runs
 4 
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
9

Altitudes

Glencoe Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,108m
Lowest Piste305m
Resort Altitude (Glencoe)305m
Max Vertical803m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Glencoe
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Location and Map

Where is Glencoe?

This ski resort is in Highland, Scotland, Scotland.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Glencoe is Glasgow, 111 minutes drive away.

Inverness, Edinburgh and Prestwick airports are all within three hours drive.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The nine ski lifts are able to uplift 4,300 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Glencoe open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November (Fully weather dependent - sometimes opens in November), and usual closing is Late April.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

Piste Map

Glencoe Piste Map
Glencoe

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Glencoe, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Glencoe Tourist Office for the latest.

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