Nevis Range Mountain Experience
The journey to the gondola top station takes around 15 minutes giving visitors ample opportunity to capture the stunning scenery of the surrounding lochs and glens.
At the top station there are two, clearly signposted, walks to mountain viewpoints. On a clear day this view can extend as far as the Inner Hebrides.
The Snowgoose restaurant & bar, located at the gondola top station serves delicious home cooking and fresh baking made from local produce. Visitors can also enjoy a local dram or freshly ground coffee from the bar.
The Mountain Discovery Centre located beneath the Snowgoose restaurant and bar, aims to educate adults and children alike about the surrounding landscape, wildlife and mountain habitat. Outside the Snowgoose restaurant and bar is the Zoomtrax tubing slide – enjoy whizzing down the 40m slide in an inflatable ring – no skill required! Mountain Discovery Centre and Zoomtrax tubing slide are available during the summer months.
Situated at the gondola base station is the Pinemarten cafe bar, a contemporary building with stunning picturesque windows looking up to the mountain slopes. The Pinemarten cafe bar serves speciality coffees, teas and delicious home baking and a selection of hot snacks as well as main meals with a choice of ‘specials’ each day.
Also at the gondola base station,is over 25 miles of trails through Leanachan Forest to explore on foot or bike. With all routes graded from easy to expert, from a short stroll to an extremely challenging walk, there’s something for everyone. Trail maps are available from the main ticket office.
Situated on the edge of Leanachan Forest is High Wire Adventure – a series of exciting treetop ropes courses. Tackle the Barn Owl, Red Fox and Wildcat before testing your nerves on the Swoop. There’s even the smaller Squirrel course for little adventurers. It’s fun and challenging for kids and grown-ups and absolutely no experience necessary. High Wire Adventure is open spring – autumn and closed in winter.
Nevis Range boasts a vast range of mountain bike trails varying from relaxing forest trails suitable for even the most inexperienced of riders to cross country and downhill trails. Home to the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, ride the official world cup downhill track from the gondola top station all the way to the finish area at the base station car park. There is also onsite bike hire and bike school for guiding and coaching on the downhill and cross country trails.
In winter Nevis Range offers skiing and snowboarding to 1190m on the mountain of Aonach Mor, often lasting into the spring season. There are a range of green and blue graded runs, perfect for beginners, located close to the gondola top station. Further up the mountain, there is an extensive network of red and black runs as well as the acclaimed boardwise terrain park and Back Corries off-piste runs. Nevis Range is also popular with winter climbers and offers gondola and chair uplift to 870m. Alternative winter activities include sledging, snowshoeing and snow biking.