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Experience stunning views from 650m on the UK’s only Mountain Gondola

The Nevis Range Mountain Gondola – the only of its kind in Britain, it’s built on the north face of Aonach Mor, the 8th highest mountain in Britain, on the outskirts of Fort William originally as a way to transport skiers to the slopes. However, the Mountain Gondola is also an amazing visitor attraction in its own right, allowing visitors to enjoy the scenic ride, whilst absorbing the stunning views and clear mountain air, feeling fully refreshed on their journey back to firm ground. The Mountain Gondola is also widely used as a short cut by Climbers to the many challenging Winter routes and Hill Walkers to access Summer routes, plus Mountain Bikers who ride the exciting & challenging downhill tracks, also by paragliders and hangliders on their journey to the clouds.

Buy a Season Ticket for the Mountain Gondola here, or Gift Voucher here. An application form for a Season Ticket can be found in the ‘Downloads‘ section at the bottom of the page. For Gondola times please click here.

Mountain Gondola Tickets can be purchased both online & on site at Nevis Range.


“I’m so glad I did, its a completely different experience, its almost like being in a resort in the alps, nice fast lifts, good long and wide runs for all levels, plenty of room for everyone without the feeling of skiing on top of everyone, nice big restaurant for lunch, plenty of parking down at base, friendly and plenty of staff.”
Christopher S


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The Journey

Gondolas transport visitors from 100m to 650m up the mountain and takes approximately 12 – 15 minutes each way. The Doppelmayr gondola system comprises of 80 six seat closed cabins running on a continuous 4.6km steel cable weighing 40 tons. This is supported between 18 pylons, 2 masts, and 2 drive station structures each anchored in 200 tonnes of concrete and spans 2.3km. There are specific ambulance, freight and service gondolas. The rated carrying capacity is 1700 persons per hour at any one time.

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Mountain Gondola at Nevis Range

Views & Scenic Walks

The Gondola journey allows you to take in breathtaking panoramic views of the Scottish Highlands whatever the season, including the Great Glen, Ben Nevis and surrounding areas. On a clear day this spectacular view can extend as far as the Inner Hebrides. There are 2 relatively easy walks accessible from the top Gondola station to either, Sgurr Finnisg-aig (approx 45min return walk) or Meall Beag (1hr return walk), enabling all our visitors young and old alike to enjoy and appreciate the magnificence and ruggedness of the Scottish Highlands.

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Nevis Range is committed to ensuring that all of our visitors can access the mountain to enjoy a great day out and, create lifelong memories.  From arrival in parking your car, getting in the Gondola, toilets and accessing the Cafe/Restaurant, our facilities are available to a wide spectrum of visitors. Ample car parking is available onsite and is charged at £3 per day between 1st of May – 31st of October.

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We welcome your four-legged friends! Owners can take their dogs in the Gondola and then enjoy scenic walks to one of the 2 mountain viewpoint trails. We just ask that they are kept on a lead at all times. Your dogs are not allowed in the Snowgoose Restaurant & Bar or the Pinemarten Cafe Bar for health and hygiene reasons.

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