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How long does the gondola journey take?

The journey takes approximately 12 – 15 minutes each way.

How many people can each gondola take?

Each gondola can accommodate up to six people inside.

How long is the gondola?

The system spans 2.3km of the hillside from the base station at 300ft to the top station at 2150ft.

Does the gondola take me up Ben Nevis?

No – the gondola is located on Aonach Mor, Scotland’s eighth highest mountain.

General

Can I park my car?

Yes, we have a large carpark at the base station.

Where can I eat?

We offer a range of delicious catering options in both the Pinemarten Cafe at the bottom station and in the Snowgoose Restaurant at the top station.

When is the gondola open?

Opening times vary through the year and we recommend that you check the mountain report on the day of your visit to confirm opening times.

Ski School

Can I have a private lesson

Yes – private lessons are one hour long and run at 12.30pm and in the afternoons as long as we have enough instructors.

Do you offer lesson and hire packages?

Yes – you can buy great value packages which include lessons and equipment hire.

What is the minimum age for a lesson?

The minimum age for group lessons is 7 for skiers and 9 for snowboarders and for younger children we offer a special private lesson price.

Mountain Biking

Can I hire mountain bikes?

Yes, we have an onsite hire shop run by Nevis Cycles.

When are the downhill trails open?

Opening times / dates : Open every day 10.15am – 3.45pm, Sat 6 May – mid Sep 2017 (inclusive dates) other than certain race, maintenance & bad weather days.

These dates and times are governed by our lease with both the Forestry Commission and Rio Tinto Alcan and reflect environmental and safety issues.

Can I take my bike up the gondola?

Yes but to do this you must purchase a bike uplift pass rather than a standard gondola pass.

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Gondola Opening Times 2017

Click here for Mountain Bike Uplift Times which differ from Gondola times.

Season

 

Opening Times

Closing Times

Autumn

Oct – Sun 12 Nov

10am

5pm, although this is restricted by daylight hours in November.

Annual Maintenance

Mon 13 Nov – Thurs 21 Dec 2017

Pinemartin Cafe Bar open daily

Gondola & Snowgoose Restaurant & Bar closed

Winter

Fri 22 Dec 2017 – TBC

Standard hours

9.30am

Restricted by daylight hours

Winter

Skiing

9.00am

8.30am at busy weekends

Restricted by daylight hours

Summer

10.00am

5.00pm

Summer

Extended Opening

July & August

10am

6pm

Summer

Evening Opening

Mid Jul – Mid Aug

 

10am

9pm

Gondola Prices 2017

Please click for links to snowsports pricesSeason ticket application form and mountain bike uplift prices.

KEYCARD
Required for all Season Tickets

£3.00

Valid Period
22 Dec 2016 – mid Nov 2017

Single Trip
Return

Single Trip
Return
Oct – Apr

Multi Trip
One Day

Multi Trip
One Week

Season Pass
Multi Trip

Adult

£14.00

£13.00

£16.00

£36.00

£50.00

Child
5-17 years

£8.00

£7.50

£9.50

£20.00

£30.00

Child
4 and under

FREE

FREE

Family
2 adults + 2 children

£38.00

£35.00

Family
2 adults + 3 children

£40.50

£37.00

Family
2 adults + 4 children

£43.00

£39.00

Senior
State Pension Age applies

£12.50

£11.50

£14.50

£30.25

Adult
Resident in Lochaber

£37.00

Child
Resident in Lochaber

£25.00

Dogs
Must be on lead, not allowed in restaurant

free

free

free

free

free

 

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Snowsports Season Tickets 2017/18

Early Bird

Full Price

Adult

£273

£tbc

Child (5-17 yrs) / Senior (state pension age applies)

£156

£tbc

Senior (70+)

£100

£tbc

Student / apprentice
(proof of full time education required)

£182

£tbc

Family (2 adults + 1 child)

£547

£tbc

Each additional child

£101

£tbc

Adult Snowsports Club (ski club affiliated to SNSC)

£253

£tbc

 

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