Witch's Trails open all year, plus blue & green XC descents
Gondola uplift for World Cup downhill & Red Giant XC open Sun 7 May - Sun 18 Sep 2016
Ongoing maintenance & closures for events 2016
Tracks can be also closed for unplanned maintenance and bad weather days, so also check the Mountain Report before you travel.
Broomstick Blue trail - "Ropes Course" bridge
The bridge is being replaced and will be closed 23-27 May 2016 inclusive. The route remains open and a diversion will be put in place and will be signposted. [19/5/16]
10 Under the Ben - trail
The Forestry Commission are carrying out timber harvesting work on the 'corduroy road' section running towards the quarry. The route will remain open. Riders are asked riders to take care and look out for machines as there is a forwarder crossing point. [22/4/16]
The boardwalk bridge below the Auction Mart has a diversion in place. [20/5/16]
Cour Loop - trail
This route is signposted as a route through the forest, under the Scottish Outdoor Acces Code. It is open and maintained (resurfaced 2016). Please note this trail is managed by Forestry Commission Scotland, rather than Nevis Range. [Updated 20/5/16]
CLOSURES FOR EVENTS - IN DATE ORDER PLEASE READ TO END
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.
Sat 23 April - Local Bike Club Enduro
The event will use some sections of the Witch's Trails. 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.
Mon 2 May, Sat 7 May - Scottish Six Day Trials (SSDT) - features at Nevis Range
Some trails (and the river at the far end of the carpark) will be used bu the SSDT adn will be marshalled
Sat 7 May - TRAIL DAY and Opening Day of gondola accessed trails
Uplift for Downhill and Red Giant XC opens for the summer season // demo with Specialized // vehicle uplift to Blue Adder + Cats Eyes // Scottish Cycling Mini Downhill race // photographer onsite // BBQ // DJ. Blue Adder XC descent closed for the Mini Downhill race for part of day.
Fri 13 - Sun 15 May - BDS Downhill Race
In order for track preparation to take place, on Fri 13 the last uplift for the downhill track will be at 2.45pm - please clear the track promptly, thank you, The downhill track will be completely closed for the race on Sat 14 and Sun 15 May. Red Giant remains open.
Mon 16 - Thurs 19 May - Filming on downhill track.
Sections will be temporary taped/ marshalled whilst filming takes place.
Mon 23 - Fri 27 June - 'ropes course' bridge
The Forestry Commission Scotland are replacing this bridge. A local diversion will be in place and signed
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.
Sun 18 Sep 2016 - Last day of gondola uplift for both Orange Downhill and Red Giant XC
The Downhill/Red Giant tracks must hibernate for winter. This is the final weekend and your last chance to ride the Downhill this season.
Sat 24 - Sun 25 Sep 2016 - SDA Downhill Race
Please note that the Downhill and Red Giant are both closed from Mon 19 Sep and will only open for the SDA race on Sat 25 and Sun 26 Sep 2016.
Sat 29 Oct - Relentless 24
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 during the race. Course details will be released closer to event date.
UCI Mountain Bike WORLD CUP
04/06/2016 to 05/06/2016
Mountain Bike Action not to be missed - TICKETS ON SALE NOW
10 Under the Ben
MTB race held by No Fuss Events
Aargh! a Pirate Treasure Hunt
Come and find the treasure!!
Great Glen Scenic Chair
25/07/2016 to 29/07/2016
Take the 2 person chair to the hidden valley!
Traditional Scottish ceilidh and dancing
Traditional Scottish ceilidh and dancing
- In the Shadow of Ben Nevis
Tue, 16 Feb 2016 01:13:00
Working at Nevis Range, 27 years on, in 2016, it’s all too easy to forget the blood, sweat & tears and the huge amount of effort that went into creating the ski resort and visitor attraction that we all take for granted today. And as a skier or...
- 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...