Scotland’s snowsports resorts are preparing for the 2018-19 season after a spell of freezing weather left several centres white.
Runs at Glenshee Ski Centre and the Nevis Range have been filling up after several nights of snowfall.
Staff posted to the Glenshee Ski Centre Facebook page on Tuesday to say: “Winter is really on its way now with snow still coming down hard.
“This dump is meant to thaw but let’s hope it’s a teaser of what to come.”
Winter is really on its way now with snow still coming down hard! This dump is meant to thaw but let’s hope it’s a…
In the Highlands, staff at Nevis Range posted video footage of a white Aonach Mor on Wednesday morning following another spell of snowfall overnight.
The centre said: “Amazing scenes on the hill today as more snow lies at the #NevisRange Top Station!! #NevisIsComing.”
Amazing scenes on the hill today as more snow lies at the #NevisRange Top Station!! #NevisIsComing ❄❄❄ www.nevisrange.co.uk Have you got yourself ready for a Winter of Snow fueled fun yet? Our Early Bird Season Pass Prices have been frozen for the 3rd year in a row letting you Ski & Board for less this season at Nevis Range! Season passes can be bought online at https://www.nevisrange.co.uk/ski-board/ or onsite at our ticket office!
Posted by Nevis Range on Monday, 29 October 2018
Live at the #NevisRange Top Station getting a winter preparation update with our Engineering Manager Chris Mac! ❄️🎿🏔 www.nevisrange.co.uk
Posted by Nevis Range on Tuesday, 30 October 2018
Glencoe Mountain Resort also posted a photograph of several large piles of snow on Tuesday and said that its snow-making efforts for the forthcoming ski season are now under way.
…and so it begins. Snowmaking for the 2018/19 season now underway. Thank you to everyone who made this possible.
Cairngorm Mountain was also left white with snow following the weekend’s weather.
— Winterhighland (@winterhighland) October 28, 2018
The photo posted to Glenshee Ski Centre’s page prompted an outpouring of excitement from snowsports fans.
Joan Bland said: “Wow, looks amazing for this time of year. Winter is coming!!”
John Stoddard added: “Hope it doesn’t thaw much. Would be good if it can put a good base down for the next lot.”
Heather Wadsworth said: “Gonna be a great winter.”