Glencoe Mountain Resort (Est 1956) is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty on Rannoch Moor, with stunning views of the iconic Buachaille Etive Mor. Microlodges, hookups and camping onsite are available - pre booking advised. The chairlift runs year round, offering sightseers and hillwalkers easier access to the mid and upper mountain, as well as proviging access to snowsports in winter and mountain biking in summer. Sno-tubing is available in the summer and sledging in the winter. The White Corries Cafe is open year - round offering hot and cold food and drinks.
Established in 1956, Glencoe Mountain Resort is Scotland's oldest ski centre. Featuring a natural bowl at the mid mountain with a large plateau area, it is perfect for those finding their feet in snowsports. A new 400m Dopplmayr button tow - the Corrie Pollach - was installed for the 2016/17 winter and on completion, the new 3 person Rannoch chair will make the beginner experience even better.
Glencoe Mountain Resort also has a reputation as being a great venue for the more experienced snowsports enthusiast. The upper mountain boasts stunning scenery and a great choice of runs including the famous 'flypaper' (The UK's steepest black run), making it a must visit destination for those in search of steep terrain on home turf.
The resort is set among 200 hectares of fabulous scenery in the 'Meall a' Bhuiridh Massif' - a large basin with outstanding snow holding characteristics which means skiing in late April and May is often possible.
There are 8 lifts, 20 runs, an avalanche transceiver training park, free sledging area (sledges provided), a rental deaprtment, snowsports school, a base area and mid mountain cafe. The base station White Corries Cafe is open year round, serving hot and cold food and drinks. The mid mountain Plateau Cafe is open during the winter and also serves hot and cold food and drinks. Accommodation in the microlodges (sleeping 4-6 people depending on size booked), camping and electric hookups are available year round, with camping free during winter months. Facilities available to paying accommodation bookings include showers, drying rooms and toilets.
In summer visitors can enjoy sightseeing trips on the chairlift, sno tubing on the base area plastic slope, downhill and cross country mountain biking (hire available).
Glencoe is situated on the A82, 26 miles south of Fort William and 23 miles north of Crianlarich.
From the North, head down to Fort William and keep following the road South - turn off where you see the flags at the end of the driveway.
From the South, take the M74 to Glasgow and from here, follow signs for Dumbarton on the A82. Past Dumbarton, the A82 continues all the way to Glencoe. This very scenic route will take you along the shores of Loch Lomond as you head north to Crianlarich, Tyndrum and finally over Rannoch Moor, from there turn off where you see the flags at the end of the driveway.
Alternatively, if you are travelling from the East, there are several routes off the A9 which take you to Crianlarich and North. These include the A84 from Perth, the A85 from Stirling and the A827 from Balinluig.