Nevis Range in Fort William, home to the UK’s only Mountain Gondola; is the mountain experience for all seasons. Activities such as winter snowsports, climbing, mountain biking, and walking.
Nevis Range in Fort William is home to the UK’s only Mountain Gondola, transporting visitors to 650m on the mountain of Aonach Mor. You'll find a range of activities for all ages, both on the mountain, and around the Gondola Base Station.
At the Gondola Base Station there are over 25 miles of trails through Leanachan Forest to explore on foot or bike. All walking routes are graded from easy to expert, from a short stroll to an extremely challenging walk, there’s something for everyone. Trail maps are available from the main ticket office.
Nevis Range boasts a vast range of Mountain Bike trails varying from relaxing forest trails suitable for even the most inexperienced of riders to cross country and downhill trails. As we are home to the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, you can ride the official world cup downhill track from the Gondola Top Station all the way to the finish area at the Base Station. There is also onsite bike hire and bike school for guiding and coaching on the downhill and cross country trails.
In winter Nevis Range offers skiing and snowboarding to 1190m on the mountain of Aonach Mor, often lasting into the spring season. There are a range of green and blue graded runs, perfect for beginners, located close to the Gondola Top Station. Further up the mountain, there is an extensive network of red and black runs as well as our terrain park and Back Corries off-piste runs. Nevis Range is also popular with winter climbers and offers Gondola and chairlift uplift to 870m. Alternative winter activities include sledging and snowshoeing.
Getting there by railway:- From Fort William station, head north on the A82 following signs for Inverness. After approximately 7 miles, follow signs and turn right onto an access road. Continue for 1.3 miles and this will bring you to the Nevis range car park. Approximately 7 miles, 15 minutes.
Getting there by aeroplane:- From Glasgow airport, follow signs for A82 to Crianlarich and onwards to Fort William. You will pass through stunning scenery including Loch Lomond and Glencoe. Continue through Fort William on theA82 heading for Inverness. Approx 7 miles north of Fort William, follow sign posts and turn right onto an access road. Continue for 1.3 miles and this will bring you to the Nevis range car park. Approximately 100 miles, 2.5 hours.
Getting there by ferry:- From Cairnryan, follow signs for Glasgow (initially A77) then for A82 north to Crianlarich and onwards to Fort William. You will pass through stunning scenery including Loch Lomond and Glencoe. Continue through Fort William on the A82 heading for Inverness. Approximately 7 miles north of Fort William, follow signposts and turn right on an access road. Continue for 1.3 miles and you will come out at the Nevis Range car park.
From Centre and Tourist Information Centre:-
From Fort William town centre, head north on the A82 following signs for Inverness. Approximately 7 miles north of Fort William, follow signposts and turn right onto an access road. Continue along for 1.3 miles and you will come to the Nevis Range car park. Approximately 7 miles, 15 minutes.
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