Witch's Trails open all year, plus blue & green XC descents
Gondola uplift for World Cup downhill & Red Giant XC is now CLOSED, but you can still pedal the Witch's Trails for free!
Diversions & Closures 2016
Tracks can be closed on maintenance and bad weather days - you'll find further information on the daily Mountain Report.
Downhill and Red Giant
Sat 7 May
OPENING DAY of gondola accessed trails
Uplift for Downhill and Red Giant XC opens for the summer season - vehicle uplift to blue Adder + Cats Eyes - mini donwhill - guided tours - coaching - BBQ - music TBC. Downhill Off Beat wall section closed. Blue Adder XC - closed for race part of day.
Fri 13 - Sun 15 May
BDS Downhill Race
Downhill track will close at 1.45pm on Friday 13 May for track preparation, and will be closed for the race on Sat 14 and Sun 15 May. Red Giant remains open.
Mon 30 May - Sun 5 June
MTB World Cup
Downhill closed Mon 30 May - Sun 5 June. Red Giant closed Thurs 2 - Sun 5 June. Witch's Trails around the carpark closed Sat 4 - Sun 5 June. All trails reopen as soon as tracks rideable on Mon 6 June.
Last day of gondola uplift for both Orange Downhill and Red Giant XC
The Downhill/Red Giant tracks must hibernate for winter. This weekend is the final weekend and your last chance to ride the Downhill this season. We’ll even have a BBQ on the go too.
Sat 16 - 17 April
Round of the POC Scottish Enduro Series
The event will use some sections of the Witch's Trails, including the Blue Adder. [A map will be available at the main Ticket Office a the weekend.] The Timed Stages will be marshalled at start and finish and Nevis Range customers wishing to ride these Stages should let the marshals know who will hold back racing to allow this. No effect the DH or the Red Giant. The route will not be made public until just before the event. Open practice on the Saturday, race on the Sunday. Pinemarten open late on the Saturday evening.
Until further notice
Track closures and diversions
Work ongoing in the forest will result in the closures of parts of some tracks. These will be signposted and diversions marked. For more details please call the office.
This 24 hour race event will use the Witch's Trails, diversions and directions will be in place. The Cats Eyes XC trail will be closed durign the race. Course details will be released closer to event date.
Other trails in Leanachan Forest
The Forestry Commission are currently undertaking work on and near the Witch's Trails in Leanachan Forest. Any closures and diversions are signposted.
There will be maintenance work taking place on the Stolen Bridge. The Puggy Line along this section will be closed off, affecting the 10 under the Ben and Stolen Bridge routes.
COUR LOOP – This route is not formally signposted nor maintained at present. Please note this trail is not managed by Nevis Range. [Updated 20/8/15]
Private & group lessons, workshops and sessions
09/01/2016 to 17/04/2016
With Nevis Range Snowspors School and Ski Patrol
Edinburgh Ski Club Race
Nevis Range welcomes Edinburgh Ski Club
Valentine's Day Experience
Gondola, chocolates and winter warmer refreshment
Fort William Mountain Festival and Launch Night
17/02/2016 to 21/02/2016
Kick off the Festival with an evening of mountain culture
Skimo Nevis Range Vertical Race
Scottish Ski mountaineering race at Nevis Range
Weekend fun on rails in the snow
- Change at the top!
Wed, 16 Sep 2015 11:12:41
From today, we’ve got a new boss here at Nevis Range. Peter joined Nevis Range when it first opened in 1989 as head chef. Since then, he’s been busy keeping our customers, and us, well fed with delicious and healthy meals made with loads of ...
- Champions of tomorrow winning today
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 14:36:58
On Saturday the 29th of August, the first round of this year’s Highland wide Dirt Crit series was held at Nevis Range. The event was organised by The West Highland Wheelers, in conjunction with Scottish Cycling and consisted of a number of age specific ra...
- Top taste award for our top nosh!
Thu, 27 Aug 2015 11:42:55
We’re absolutely delighted that we’ve won a VisitScotland “Taste Our Best” Award … the first Scottish ski resort and one of only 6 visitor attractions to have it. Although we’ve always know that our Snowgoose restaurant and Pinemar...