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SNOW IN UK SKI RESORTS

All the focus might be on the Alps as huge amounts of snow falls and resorts open, but lets not forget the UK. Our ski areas are seeing some significant snowfall too.

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It’s only the first half of November and there has been some snow in England and in the Scottish Highlands.

Winter is definitely on the way.

The Lake District Ski Club has featured some snowy images in its Facebook page.

One of its club members commented, “Got a reasonable amount of fresh snow on the runs, with some drifting due to the snow fences.”

“Average depth around 5-6 inch and over one foot or more in drifts. Temp was around or slough to above freezing at the engine hut, freezing just above this point. Viz wasn’t the best, but it was nice to be back in the white room again.” 😎

Did you even know there is a ski area in the Lake District in England?

Well there is!

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Lake District Ski Club (pic: Geordie Oliver)


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lake District Ski Club (pic: Gordie Oliver)

Lake District Ski Club (pic: Gordie Oliver)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lake District Ski Club (pic: Geordie Oliver)

Lake District Ski Club (pic: Geordie Oliver)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lake District Ski Club (pic: Geordie Oliver)

Lake District Ski Club (pic: Geordie Oliver)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lake District Ski Club (pic: Geordie Oliver)

Lake District Ski Club (pic: Geordie Oliver)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cairngorm Mountain:

Conditions are looking distinctly wintry in Scotland.

This video was posted mid morning at Cairngorm Mountain on 7th November, showing an early start to winter with some lovely snow cover.

“Well we have already had our first significant dump of snow at CairnGorm Mountain! Here is Ops 2 with a little more information on the current snow cover.”

Cairngorm 7th November

Cairngorm 7th November

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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The Lecht

A good amount of snow has fallen at the Lecht and Cairngorm ski centre over the past few days, and the image below shows a wintry white scene on 8th November.
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“This early cold weather will not last” says The Lecht on Facebook. [/caption]
Sadly though, “By the weekend we will all see much milder SW winds and the snow will be gone.”[/caption]
But its early days and a long winter lies ahead.
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The Lecht - 8th November

The Lecht – 8th November

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Lecht - 8th November

The Lecht – 8th November

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Glencoe - 9th November

Glencoe – 9th November (pic: Conor Small)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glenshee

The video below shows a little dusting of snow on the way to Glenshee.

Snow is building at Glenshee Ski Centre ready for this year’s winter sports season. 

Glenshee comment on Facebook, “No skiing or snowboarding yet but we will post on this page as soon as we have enough snow to open.”

Music by the talented Scottish fiddle player Paul Anderson.

Watch this space.

We’ll be reporting back with news as soon as there’s more information on skiing in the UK.

#WinterIsComing

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