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Skiing in Feb

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Skiing in Feb

I'm planning a surprise weekend for our first wedding anniversary. Fancy trying the scottish ski slopes. Looking at the second weekend in Feb (9th-12th), we are both experienced skiers. Any idea on what the snow will be like at this time of the year? Is it easy to get to Aviemore from Inverness?

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1. Re: Skiing in Feb

I would wait until the last minute to book a skiing holiday in scotland as the weathe can be extremely fickle. As to travel between Inversnecky and Aviemore there are plenty of options including bus and rail services.

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2. Re: Skiing in Feb

historically the snow is more reliable in february - high winds are the more unpredictable factor at this time of year. Plenty of other things to do in Aviemore in the event the skiing was off though.

info on www.cairngormmountain.com

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hello maltababy, i am a scotsman who now lives abroad in austria,the scottish ski resorts have at this time very little snow,in austria we have just had a weekend in mauterndorf great snow although a little windy,travel from stanstead to graz or salzburg (for less than the cost of the petrol to drive to scotland) and the hills are alive ,very romantic is austria and also i had my first honeymoon at a ski resort called planneralm in steiermark, the good ski areas can be reached from graz in a little more than an hour this is the region dachstein which has some breath taking mountains looking out towards salzburg ,hope you find something stewart

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4. Re: Skiing in Feb


It is very cold here at the moment and snow is a real possibility over the next few days...

Go to the website www.visitscotland.com and use the link on the home page which will take you to the skiing page - you can sign up for email updates and it gives you conditions on all 5 of the Scottish regions.

You can get the train from Inverness to Aviemore.

Happy Anniversary to you both

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5. Re: Skiing in Feb

Was there any skiing at all this year?

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6. Re: Skiing in Feb

Can't speak for Aviemore but I think there was a little at Glen Shee and the Lecht. I was out of the country when the last lot of useful snow fell, so I'm not absolutely sure.

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7. Re: Skiing in Feb

Meg there was definitely some skiing in Aviemore - they were talking about some army ski championships on tv last week. There was enough snow for it to take place I believe. Think all of scotland is in for a dump of the white stuff on Sunday or Monday!

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