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Glencoe ski resort, Scotland

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Glencoe, Scotland is where the third Harry Potter film, “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” was filmed. Glencoe Ski resort is situated in Argyll which is between the Mull of Kintyre and Cape Wrath. Glencoe is a land of breathtaking beauty with moors, mountains and the Ocean. Visitors may use the Glasgow International Airport to reach Glencoe Ski resort in about 2 hours or Edinburgh Airport to reach this resort in 2 ½ hours. The nearest train station is Bridge of Orchy. Accommodation is available in many of the surrounding towns.

This resort which was originally known as “White Corries”, extends over 200 hectares of picture perfect terrain. The resort is open seven days a week and operates on the Meall A’Bhuiridh Massif, surrounded by towering mountain peaks.

Glencoe Ski resort

Glencoe Mountain is the oldest ski area in Scotland known for its variety of terrain that offers an incredible range for beginners as well for experts who prefer the longest and steepest runs. The runs are mainly allotted for intermediate and advanced skiers. The plateau area has some beginner runs.

The vertical here is 803 metres and the summit is 1108 metres. There are 7 lifts operating in this ski resort which include 2 Access chairlifts, 1 poma lift, 1 T-bar and 3 surface tows.

The snow level is about 1000 ft offering fantastic skiing with well groomed upper runs which have an impressive coat of deep malleable snow on a compact base.

Glencoe ski resort is set over 40 km of pristine wilderness and breathtaking landscapes. There are a total of 19 runs rated Beginners – 21%, Intermediate – 34%, Advanced – 34%, Expert – 11%.

Activities here include Skiing, Snowboarding, Sledging, Hill Walking and Mountain Biking. Additionally, the resort has Terrain Park and a Half Pipe.

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