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Skiing and Snowboarding

A nice choice for winter holidays—Scottish ski resorts are even considered as good as those in the Alps

Skiing and Snowboarding in Scotland 2019 - Best Time
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The Scottish Highlands boast excellent ski resorts. The slopes of such ski resorts as Glencoe, Aviemore, Cairngorms, and Glenshee even compete with the very Alps. The skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes from Christmas season to April.

Skiers on their descent of one of the ski runs at the Glencoe Ski Centre with the mountains of Ben Nevis, Grey Corries and the Mamores beyond, Highland 2019
Skiers on their descent of one of the ski runs at the Glencoe Ski Centre with the mountains of Ben Nevis, Grey Corries and the Mamores beyond, Highland
Cairngorm Ski Resort 2019
Cairngorm Ski Resort
Looking down one of the main runs on Glas Maol (a munro at 1,068 m) at the Glenshee Ski Centre 2019
Looking down one of the main runs on Glas Maol (a munro at 1,068 m) at the Glenshee Ski Centre
Cairngorm Ski Resort 2019
Cairngorm Ski Resort
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